At what point does hypersensitivity to small slights destroy an organization’s ability to thrive?
Recently ⁦⁩ warned that what he called a “psychological” approach was a dead end to the important project of anti-racism. ⁦⁩ asked a fair question: why no examples? Today, I offer an example
"Whatever your favorite organization is trying to achieve, it is highly rational to prefer that it focus on advancing its mission rather than striving for internal psychological purity," argues . "That is a dead end."
"Whatever your favorite organization is trying to achieve, it is highly rational to prefer that it focus on advancing its mission rather than striving for internal psychological purity," argues . "That is a dead end."
A confounding thing about the approach to social justice I wrote about today It is, at once, powerfully reshaping how mainstream organizations function... yet without many vocal defenders willing to assert that it's a prudent approach that's working well.
This piece by lets the documents do the arguing. The internal stuff from the Journalism and Women Symposium is just very emblematic. These groups/institutions (colleges, e.g., resistance movements) are devouring themselves in pc fear and fury.
ICYMI, The Perils of a Psychological Approach to Anti-Racism
this piece on tragicomic meltdown at is beyond belief: a legion of smart women who should be busy writing, instead spending their time ratting each other out for eye rolls, overheard jokes, snickers & bad buffet manners
The Perils of a Psychological Approach to Anti-racism