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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15 Jan
Is racism systemic?
Do whites automatically benefit from racism? Do they maintain willful ignorance of racism?
Are white people complicit in white supremacy because it benefits them as a system?
Can white people have a positive white identity?
Can someone be less, or not, racist?
Does past racism leave a trace on institutions? Identity groups?
Should one's racial identity be placed before one's personhood, e.g. "Black person" not "person who is black"?
Can racism be removed from a society or institution incrementally? Does it require remaking the system?
Is racism embedded in the societies of Western nations like the United States and Canada?
Can racism occur with no racist individuals or intentions?
If a person of color feels they experienced racism, did they?
If a white person acts against racism, did they out of self-interest?
Read 12 tweets
14 Jan
Wait until you see why...
michigandaily.com/section/news-b…
"University of Michigan community members are calling for the resignation or recall of Regent Ron Weiser (R) from the University’s Board of Regents, condemning Weiser for not specifically denouncing President Donald Trump for inciting violence at the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday."
This garbage continues until it stops working. That's the only thing there is to say. It happens because you keep letting it work. It keeps happening until you stop letting it work. If they keep pushing, keep standing strong. If they get violent, get them arrested.
Read 8 tweets
12 Jan
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.
Read 10 tweets
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.
forbes.com/sites/jackbrew…
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.
Read 11 tweets
11 Jan
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.
marcuse.org/herbert/public…
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