Reading Comprehension is Hard

Reading Comprehension is Hard

I got a comment via WordPress about the following article I wrote on Ordinary Times, thought it was worth posting publicly:

My reply:

—-, I’m sorry to hear that you misunderstood my article so completely.     

I won’t waste either of our time by pointing out how your interpretation of my article is so very incorrect, since it is quite clear to me that you bring a set of assumptions and prejudices that have colored your judgement to such extent that they’ve negatively affected your ability to comprehend that which you have read.  

However, in the interest of serving a higher truth – both Christ and reason – I must point out that it’s not my, but your position that embodies the mindset of Nazis, racists, and the like.  In order to feed your personal sense of moral superiority, you do not endeavor to contemplate, even for the briefest of moments, what it must have been like to be raised with any other position or worldview other than your own, and instead demonize hundreds of millions of people on the basis of the morality which you personally hold (through the Grace only of God, because I assure you, had you been born in that time and that place, you would be no more enlightened than they themselves were.)  It is that mindset, that failure to even attempt to understand the motives of people who were not the beneficiaries of time and place where we have the luxury of such a debate, plus that sick sensation of feeding one’s own ego, that lies at the heart of all prejudice.

In fact, —– I strongly suspect that’s the reason why you sent this letter – to give yourself a momentary frisson of pleasure in which you delight in your superiority over “those people”.  Hope it was fun for you.

At any rate, judgment + superiority is the attitude that allowed not only our ancestors, but literally the ancestors of all human beings who have ever been born, to turn a blind eye when heinous things were done to others – claiming that anyone outside the mainstream were ‘less than’, that they were ‘savages’, that they were ‘subhuman’, that they were ‘inferior’ – all of it comes from withholding one’s charity and understanding from others due to a perceived lack of morals.  Jesus calls for understanding and forgiveness to be extended to all people, even sinners, especially sinners.  And since you’ve chosen to attack me on the grounds of religion, might I suggest you reread what your Bible has to say about Pharisees?   
 
I too wish you peace, and have blocked your email address to that end.

And now for a spectacularly run on sentence…

If you, like me, are completely and utterly sick of people behaving as the worst sort of judgmental, hypocritical, superior, close-minded, Puritanical, prejudiced, -ists as any person who ever lived in the past, yet justifying it because somehow, they’re just SOOO highly evolved, somehow they’re just SOOOO wise, so good, so kind, so ethical, so moral, Jesus truly loves them best, and that’s why they’re a card-carrying part of the dominant majority (which is in no way oppressive, nope, not at all, nopity nope nope not even a little bit, despite buying a mountain of goods made by slave labor in China and cheering like drooling Fascist morons when Gofundme steals people’s money for having the wrong political beliefs, and using woke propaganda as fapbait in their masturbatory cosplay fantasies in which they’re Harry Potter fighting robot Adolf Hitler by sharing memes on Facebook) without having a scintilla of self-awareness allowing them to realize that’s exactly how every person in every dominant majority has always felt, always and forever, Nazis and racists very much included, I’ve written some other articles about it here:

An excerpt from “Liberals & Conservatives: United by Misogyny” by Mickey Z

An excerpt from “Liberals & Conservatives: United by Misogyny” by Mickey Z

The other day I stumbled onto an interesting Substack post from a person called “Mickey Z” who writes a blog called “Post-Woke”. I followed it as I do various Substacks to see what they’re about, before I decide if I want to add it to my normal rotation or delete it. I don’t know anything about this person, I don’t know what their Substack is even about really, I just read an interesting article and hit the subscribe button. So if they kick puppies and insult baby kittens, don’t come to me about it.

Today, this absolutely flawless, spot on article appeared in my inbox. While I normally don’t repost stuff that others have written, this is something I really have wanted to say for a while anyway and it’s so perfectly said, so concise and to the point, that rather than reinvent the wheel, I’m just going to share a couple excerpts with you guys.

Because as I’ve written about in the past, conservative men, in a rush to “pwn the libs”, have basically thrown conservative women under the bus, taking on a lot of the worst qualities of liberalism, while simultaneously embracing their own unique brand of toxicity, in ways that are completely the polar opposite of what the conservative movement claims to stand for:

Yet no one says jack about it, because no one wants to taint themselves by associating too closely with stuff that feminists say. But this shit is wrong. It is just plain wrong. You’re allowing women and girls – those people you like to talk yourselves up for protecting – to be now attacked on THREE separate fronts (leftism, MRA/PUA, and Operation Bitch Make Me a Sandwich) and the worst part is, it’s not even a pwn, because in doing so, conservative men, you’re behaving WITH A LIBERAL MINDSET.

Or as Mickey Z put it:

Or as I would put it, if the sum of the leftist takeover of feminism has been to enable women to “consent” to swipe right on Tinder to be a cum dumpster for a man who doesn’t care about them at all and wouldn’t stop to help them if they lay dying in the street, then maybe, just maybe, a conservative man might want to acknowledge that maybe, just maybe, it’s not “feminism” at issue per se, and certainly not WOMEN, the class, who are by and large not represented by the nutters at Leftist Feminism, Inc., but “leftism”, the movement of the perpetually debauched.

My dudes, stop hating women when you really hate leftists (unless it was that you really hated women, all along??? Nah, that couldn’t be, could it?) While you ponder that, let’s get back to Mickey Z:

Hmm, where have I heard the refrain “not all men”??? Oh yeah:

Again and again, conservative men INSIST that any time a woman has an issue to be raised, even something private and personal that women are discussing among themselves, like health issues women only face or even something mostly women like such as Joanne’s Fabrics, that women must immediately stop to acknowledge the needs and egos of men, before continuing to speak. Mindbogglingly, this “you must say the magic words asking for men’s permission” even includes these statistics:

Why indeed.