Archie Goodwin Profile picture
PhD candidate in English, literary humanist, rebel in defense of tradition, critic, enemy of postmodern gobbledygook & groupthink, dedicated father/husband.
22 Feb
Much of the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion workshop is simply bureaucratic balderdash to promote the school. But it begins to get more ideological about halfway through. First, we are treated to a helpful slide on the difference between equality and equity.
Next, we learn about not misgendering people. This involves calling anyone, no matter how sure you are of his or her gender, by his or her name only or by the pronouns “they/them.”
We then learn of “mircroaggressions.”
Apparently, identifying micro aggressions is far more important than knowing what a comma splice is and how to avoid it. But what’s education for if not the micromanagement of microaggressors?
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