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Comment Re:I swear... (Score 0) 449

The hilarious part is that the mother is so completely clueless to her daughter's feelings and she can't possibly comprehend that her daughter might simply not like working with computers.

Not clueless, brainwashed. You're talking about personal autonomy and preferences, feminism denies the very existence of such things. Proponents of "choice feminism", are marginalized by the movement, which is inherently illiberal (if not totalitarian).

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"Whatever its origins, choice feminism has co-opted feminist language in a way that takes the political out of the personal. It’s all about whatever makes you feel good—right now! We need to reclaim the word choice"

Comment Re:And...? (Score 0) 449

Yes, I know as well as any of you that these "progressive" measures are not about equal rights for anyone but about flooding the marketplace of job applicants and driving down wages.

In this case I very much doubt that, we all know few if any of these girls will go on to become developers or even do a STEM major. This is just a PR thing, to convince the public that Google takes "don't be evil" seriously. And to keep the gender- and race hustlers off their back, oc.

Back in college I knew a few girls that graduated in CS, they all went on to do something else. One did a 2nd master's (economy) and became a civil servant and politician. She told me she found IT jobs boring.
I even know a few female CS PhDs who switched careers. Being a DBA or babysitting Linux boxes just isn't that glamorous, the pay isn't anything to write home about either. The alternative is to do consulting, which generally means driving 200 miles/day to give powerpoint presentations.

Comment Re:Entitled brats: The world revolves around them (Score 1) 449

On a side note: Was the only guy in my class at massage therapy school and got dirty looks / took some shit from a few feminazi types who thought I was only there to "put my hands all over women"

Cool story bro, but what we're all dying to know is.. did you get some?

Comment Send 'em to the camps (Score -1) 449

Since Google wants to bring back the pre-civil rights era and re-introduce segregation, why not go all-out and organize camps that completely ban those freaky robot-like asian kids and the little blue-eyed white devils? Because they're the ones keeping all other minorities out of IT, with their Scanner-like powers of psychic intimidation and telekinesis, rught? So, latino-only and black-only camps it is. Google doesn't even need to pay for the latter: Nation of Islam can foot the bill, they're in favor of segregation anyway.

Hey, why not segregate by religion as well? Let's have Jew-only computer camps. There are plenty of design templates for those.

Comment Re:This is France not USA (Score 0) 468

Unfortunately it's not so hard to get an AK or even an RPG in Europe, nor are they very expensive. There are a lot of 'em floating around because of the civil war in ex-Yugoslavia, the Croatian government made a lot of money with gun trafficking. AK goes for +- 1000 EU on black market, and sellers aren't that hard to find (esp in Brussels), just talk to a junkie or drugdealer on the street. If you move in jihadist circles like our train-riding friend did, you'll get one for free just for signing up. And unfortunately ilegal firearms aren't a priority for European police. Dutch police has even stated explicitly that they don't have the manpower to do anything about it.

Comment Re:Police (Score 1) 148

Fighting local terror is a police task. They are trained for that.

European police is generally not trained to deal with AKs and RPGs. The cop that was executed in Paris wasn't even armed. This is why France has GIGN.

Beside the will of "security people" we should fight terrorists with good police work and we should address the core issues which trigger people to become terrorists. One key ingredient for radicalization (which is a requirement to become a terrorist of any kind) is a feeling of powerlessness and the feeling of lack of communication. The latter includes that nobody really listens to you.

So, you have deep insights into french society, do you? Or is this just your normalcy bias speaking?
There has been a lot of research into what makes someone turn to terrorism. Poverty, alienation, feelings of powerlessness etc are not key, it's the presence of a charismatic leader. Just look at Marseille, poor, over 40% muslim, high crime rates, but virtually no extremism.
As for nobody listening, there has been a debate about islam and extremism in Europe for at least 25 years. I literally cannot turn on the tv or grab a newspaper without coming across an interview with muslim extremists, who predictably switch between issuing threats and playing the victim. It goes around in circles and never ends.

It is not enough when you are allowed to post or say anything, as long as no one is really engaging in a personal discussion (not debate) then there is no real communication in terms of the problems the people have. Also people get frustrated and angry, because what ever they do they are not getting anywhere.

And whose fault is that? There are different groups of muslims in Europe, in the Netherlands we have Ahmaddiya muslims of Indian extraction for example. They they know how to raise their kids and don't bother anybody. In contrast, immigrants from North-African villages are used to letting their children run around outside, they expect the public to correct them (=beat to a bloody pulp) when they get up to no good. This doesn't work in European cities, so they turn feral when they're 4-6 yo. It's hard to socialize kids after that, and given the complete lack of parental oversight, it goes downhill from there. They pick up street-skills like hotwiring cars, making molotovs, knive-fighting etc at a young age. Combined with their culture's ideas about masculinity and violence, and their disdain for book-learning, you get unemployable highschool dropouts.
Combined with the out-group hostility of their culture, and the racism, sectarianism and ultranationalism they pick up from foreign satellite tv, you get a group that is open to extremist thought.

Btw 1000s of young people from Morocco, Tunisia and Turkey have gone to join IS, this is *not* a European problem.

In addition your school grades are similar effected (males) when you have a foreign name or if you have a name which is typical associated with low income (e.g. Kevin in Germany).

Yeah, loads of terrorist Kevins about, randomly beheading people.

Comment Re:Je suis Charlie (Score 0) 509

They were al-Qaeda, not ISIS. The point of the whole thing was for AQIP to get back in the spotlight, since ISIS has kind of been upstaging them lately.

Other than that, I've thought similar things about european muslims burning down their own neighborhoods and complaining about police harassment. It might be a good idea to turn them into temporrary enclaves, ie build a fence around their ghettos and invite police from their countries of origin to patrol them for a year or so. Send anybody that gets arrested back to their countries of origin for trial and incarceration. I might clean up their act very quickly.

Comment Re:The main problem (Score 0) 189

People tend to see anyone disagreeing with them as "harassment".

This. Sarkeesian is a good example, she collected comments on her videos and presented them to her followers as "mysogyny" and "harassment". If you actually read hem, they're pointing out the flaws in her videos (minor things like the controller being off, and the in-game footage being stolen from "let's play" videos). That's how cults work.

Note how I will get down-modded "troll" for the following sentence.

I've been modded troll here on /. simply for wondering why a story was on here (one of those misandrist pieces attacking the /. readership). I've seen it happen to others as lot lately, just for pointing out that developer jobs can be very stressful for example. The censorship that EFF is proposing has already been introduced here over a year ago, I've seen people claim it's CmdrTaco doing this. Twitter is also being censored now

Comment Re:In the name of Allah ! (Score 0) 1350

And when you are intolerant, you express blanket intolerance. Great way to make enemies and end up like Europe.

What in the world do you mean? Are you saying the attack was due to european "intolerance"? Way to blame the victim. And are you claiming islamists don't bear a grudge towards America? Riiiight..

Or it would make them feel oppressed and alienated, leading them to lend an ear to the extremists. Oh wait, this is exactly what is happening. You are your own worst enemy.

Are you saying the attackers joined al-Qaeda because of all the terrible oppression and discrimination? Research debunks that narrative time and time again, but some people just want to believe it I guess.
If France is so bad, why have muslims flocked there ever since the doors were opened in '72? And why don't they go back? Also, thousands of N Africans have joined their local al-Qaeda branch, or went to Syria to join IS, many more than the european muslims.
Do you realize they have waged a low-intensity civil war against French society for decades? Car burnings happen everyday, gang rapes targetting infidel women are common, as is rioting & looting. Just last month, I counted 5 "terrorist" attacks in France: 3 instances of muslims plowing cars into Christmas markets, one of stabbing a police officer, and one attempted strangling of a police officer. This goes on all over NW Europe.
Muslims cry oppression even in Sweden. To illustrate the sense of entitlement, newly arrived Syrian refugees there protested against their "cold and rural" accomodations:

They are violent in their own countries as well, despite the repression. A few examples from N Africa:
Hooliganism (note the knifes, very typical):

There's plenty more, google "muslim rape gang" some time. Example from India:

I've lived in several large and medium-sized european cities, the stories I could tell.. I know plenty of people who have been stabbed, pistol whipped, beaten up, groped or raped by muslims, even witnessed a few attacks with my own eyes. Sometimes they film their attacks and put them online, very smart.

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