Critical Race Theory is an even crazier conspiracy theory than QAnon, which was a really crazy one.
The first assumption of Critical Race Theory is that the ordinary state of affairs in society is racism, that it's a defining characteristic of everything even though nobody knows it until a Critical Race Theorist points it out.
The second assumption of Critical Race Theory is that benefiting from this invisible racism is so seductive that the people who benefit from it without even knowing it have no interest in fighting it even though they think they are fighting it.
On this second assumption, by thinking you're against racism, you actually become even more racist, according to Critical Race Theory. These are "white liberals," who are targeted in volumes of literature for how they're even worse racists than anyone else without even knowing it
Also on this second assumption, every act against racism maintains it, strengthens it, and hides it better while benefitting the person fighting it, all without them even knowing it.
Critical Race Theory also forwards an idea called "the racial contract." A landmark CRT book from the 90s outlines this idea. Apparently, all white (and "white-adjacent") people have a social "contract" nobody ever mentions or knows about to keep black people down. Really.
In Critical Race Theory, everybody but the Critical Race Theorists are the conspirators, without even knowing it or ever talking about it. Everybody but them! Without knowing it! That's how crazy a conspiracy Critical Race Theory is.
So, if you want to ban accounts for promoting absolutely batshit insane conspiracy theories that promote and incite violence, property damage, and that foment revolution against the United States, maybe a bit more consistency is needed. Critical Race Theorists need to go.
Unlike QAnon, of course, Critical Race Theory is currently being taught in all of our schools, all of our universities, most of our corporations, in our government, and just about everywhere else.

Something to think about.
Btw, while QAnon might be believed by lots of white supremacists, it isn't white supremacist. Critical Race Theory is both racist and white supremacist, in that it also assumes black people cannot succeed in the existing system and need it needed for them. If that matters to you.

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Anyone know of any examples in history of a political dissident who got a following, upset the established ruling classes, and then had the sin of the world piled onto him as he was scapegoated publicly?

I know there's some pretty famous example, but I can't think of it now.
Learning is supposed to be uncomfortable!
People losing their shit over the obvious implication here may forget that I'm not Christian and therefore don't believe that particular story.
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12 Jan
They've become so accustomed to just manufacturing whatever public sentiment that they want that they don't realize that there are limits to the magic of alchemy, and with hundreds of millions of people around the world, the spell is already broken.
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This is no small point here, by the way. They literally believe they can manufacture, by engineering the discourses, whatever public sentiment and mood they want. They think they can induce national calm by censoring people and tailoring what people hear and say.
It's absolutely crucial to understanding what's happening now to understand the idea of "discourse engineering," where they believe they can do social engineering by changing what people talk about and, quite clearly, achieve virtually any end with it.
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Maybe it's nothing, but Wikipedia has (temporarily?) scrubbed its article on "Repressive Tolerance" (which is a chapter in the book below). This seems to be after I talked about it enough that Steve Bannon and @JackPosobiec mentioned it on The War Room.
Here's the archived entry. This really doesn't make much sense, especially since it doesn't say much of interest, and the full document is available online for free.
archive.is/VOwzc
Here's the full text of Repressive Tolerance in all its intolerant glory.
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It is in every free person in the world's best interests to fight like hell against this narrative and to keep setting the record straight while calling out this horrific distortion for what it is. New story, new way of life, and you see who its cruel masters will be.
It is up to us right now to weigh every event in light of both of these stories and show how the new American metanarrative is a dangerous distortion and that we should not go that way. They torn down the old metanarrative and are replacing it with their horrific new one.
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We need to get something straight.

This is propaganda. It's also popular. It misrepresents Popper (reasonable) and sneakily forwards Marcuse (radical totalitarian), specifically his Repressive Tolerance.
Popper has a much more careful argument where he outlines the Paradox of Tolerance. In that more careful argument, he points out that one should not seek to suppress intolerant ideologies until they can't be reasoned with. (Uh oh, Wokies!)
The context of the graphic, though it's not made specific, can pretty easily be determined to be what Herbert Marcuse is talking about in "Repressive Tolerance" (1965) as "liberating tolerance."
Link: marcuse.org/herbert/public…
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