Category Archives for Provocateurism

Posts in the provocateurism series.

June 12, 2008

Asked and answered (Provocateurism, 1-5, marginalia)

TweetIn the comments to yesterday’s Provocateurism, 5 thread, nishi writes: […] this thread is also about the [R]epublican war on science. [Liberal Fascism] contains a labored attempt to smear the left and science as propagators and promotors of “eugenics”. Like … Continue reading

12. June 2008 by Jeff G.
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June 11, 2008

Provocateurism, 5 [Updated]

TweetGiven the many glancing mentions of Margaret Sanger (whom Goldberg asserts “is today considered a liberal saint, a founder of modern feminism, and one of the leading lights of the progressive pantheon”) in the comments to my previous posts in … Continue reading

11. June 2008 by Jeff G.
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June 9, 2008

Provocateurism, 4

TweetThis ought to cause a fuss. Following up on an examination the progressive bona fides of prominent “raceologist” E.A. Ross, a “quintessential reform Darwinist” whose convictions about the innate differences among the races were widely defended by progressive elites (and … Continue reading

09. June 2008 by Jeff G.
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June 8, 2008

Provocateurism, 3

TweetCertain snarling dismissals aside, the practice of quoting at length some bits from Liberal Fascism and opening up a thread for argument has, to my way of thinking, proven rather fruitful — though I remain confused at how certain commenters … Continue reading

08. June 2008 by Jeff G.
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June 7, 2008

Provocateurism, 2

TweetLongtime readers of this site will recall that I’ve often tied progressivism (specifically by way of its philosophical assumptions) to totalitarianism, arguing that the resurgence of progressivism as a viable political force is, at least in part, tied to the … Continue reading

07. June 2008 by Jeff G.
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June 6, 2008

Provocateurism

TweetBecause what follows is, to a certain extent, the kind of argument criticized by nishi (though in a way that I believe caricatures the actual argument as it is presented in its totality), I think it might prove interesting to … Continue reading

06. June 2008 by Jeff G.
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