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Troy University harassment policy: Liberalism gone berserk
« on: April 28, 2014, 05:38:58 PM »
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Re: Troy University harassment policy: Liberalism gone berserk
« Reply #1 on: April 28, 2014, 10:36:30 PM »
There is a wonderful opening there that some enterprising soul could drive a tractor-trailer through:  the highlighted language doesn't specify to whom the words should be unwelcome or offensive, nor how those words must relate to, e.g., race - that is, it isn't limited to derogatory words about blacks said to a black, or about hispanics said to an hispanic.

That actually looks like fertile grounds for whites and conservatives to take it to the libs/progs.  Calling someone a racist without clear justification is unwelcome and offensive to that someone and is offensive in relation to race.  Same thing for insulting someone for being against illegal immigration - that's in relation to national origin.

Calling someone a racist, or a xenophobe, or even a hater - e.g., claiming that someone who disagrees with gay "marriage" is a hater - are all made in relation to, respectively, race, national origin, and sex (sexual orientation) and since the target of those words will find them unwelcome or offensive, they constitute harassment under this code and every white, conservative/republican student on that campus should be filing a complaint for harassment every single time some lib/prog on campus goes off on how "whites are racist" or "conservatives are haters".

Why?  Why not?  And to flood the system with so many complaints that it grinds to a standstill - even though most of the complaints would be dismissed off the bat because the university employees evaluating them will almost certainly be libs/progs - and the inanity of the code becomes clear.

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Re: Troy University harassment policy: Liberalism gone berserk
« Reply #2 on: April 28, 2014, 11:11:34 PM »
There is a wonderful opening there that some enterprising soul could drive a tractor-trailer through:  the highlighted language doesn't specify to whom the words should be unwelcome or offensive, nor how those words must relate to, e.g., race - that is, it isn't limited to derogatory words about blacks said to a black, or about hispanics said to an hispanic.

That actually looks like fertile grounds for whites and conservatives to take it to the libs/progs.  Calling someone a racist without clear justification is unwelcome and offensive to that someone and is offensive in relation to race.  Same thing for insulting someone for being against illegal immigration - that's in relation to national origin.

Calling someone a racist, or a xenophobe, or even a hater - e.g., claiming that someone who disagrees with gay "marriage" is a hater - are all made in relation to, respectively, race, national origin, and sex (sexual orientation) and since the target of those words will find them unwelcome or offensive, they constitute harassment under this code and every white, conservative/republican student on that campus should be filing a complaint for harassment every single time some lib/prog on campus goes off on how "whites are racist" or "conservatives are haters".

Why?  Why not?  And to flood the system with so many complaints that it grinds to a standstill - even though most of the complaints would be dismissed off the bat because the university employees evaluating them will almost certainly be libs/progs - and the inanity of the code becomes clear.

I have several observations.

I am wondering how anyone can possibly get to #16 without first violating at least one of #'s 1-15.

On our campus we have a policy whereby an e-mail is sent to the entire campus whenever there is a rape complaint.  Over the years I have noticed that virtually every complaint filed is from an "assailant known to the victim" and invariably the complaint is withdrawn within a day or two.  What that means, I don't know.

We also have an active, sex-obsessed LBGT group on campus that publishes something called the "Potty Paper," a poster-sized newsletter that is posted in every restroom on campus.  Much of the material in that esteemed, appropriately-named publication might qualify for action under the scenario you describe.

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Re: Troy University harassment policy: Liberalism gone berserk
« Reply #3 on: April 29, 2014, 07:08:48 AM »
I don't think the university goes far enough.  I think the policy should include "offensive" comments about feet, hands, noses, chins, height, hair color, facial hair, hair in the ears, hair length, any comment about officially approved university liberal speakers, city where a person was born, where they live, what kind of car they drive, what their favorite color is, university food, university safety, and last but not least, offensive farts. :whistle:
"Of all the dispositions and habits which lead to political prosperity, religion and morality are indispensable supports. In vain would that man claim tribute to patriotism who should labor to subvert these great pillars of human happiness -- these firmest props of the duties of men and citizens. . . . reason and experience both forbid us to expect that national morality can prevail in exclusion of religious principles."
George Washington

"Only a virtuous people are capable of freedom. As nations become more corrupt and vicious, they have more need of masters."
Benjamin Franklin


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