Debating Facebook Engineer’s Resignation

The following debate took place upon my Facebook wall…

Rayn: Facebook Engineer Quits Over Company’s Mob-Like Attacks on Anyone Opposed to ‘Left-Leaning Ideology’:
http://tennesseestar.com/2018/10/12/facebook-engineer-quits-over-companys-mob-like-attacks-on-anyone-opposed-to-left-leaning-ideology/?fbclid=IwAR2ggGFty3YA64NF9V6lBaqUVgjCSnSc2qWr53tzAMD7mDFhz67QoLVJgpk

Johnson J.: daily caller. bs

Rayn: BS? The source within this article is readily available…

The Facebook Engineer Who Wrote a Controversial Memo Decrying the Company’s ‘Intolerant’ Culture is Leaving:
https://www.businessinsider.com/brian-amerige-facebook-engineer-who-criticised-intolerant-culture-leaves-2018-10?r=UK&IR=T&fbclid=IwAR1PifxqvV64W7yQXBVLZEBS-qsxakv3Ow4B1dH3z2Aogkx8pFHs-MGwanY

Daniel Sv.: I only look forward to a social media that is not explicitly left wing.

Rayn: Check out minds.com, and steemit.com, Daniel.

Johnson J.: what happens if you yell racial slurs in an ethnic neighborhood ? u get mobbed. Right wing is Nazi. this is a Nazi publication. BS. even if they were being overzealous… we are at war.

Rayn: Though you seem to indicate otherwise, Johnson, non-leftist Facebook employees didn’t “yell racial slurs in an ethnic neighborhood,” though they were met with the mob mentality of their liberal co-workers. As this former senior Facebook engineer stated, in a FB post he made back in late August, “they know that all of the talk of ‘openness to different perspectives’ does not apply to causes of ‘social justice,’ immigration, ‘diversity,’ and ‘equality’,” because “on these issues, [one] can either keep quiet or sacrifice [his or her] reputation and career.”

And, ironically, by reflexively, yet loosely, tossing around the label, “racist,” here, without even an inkling of such behavior coming from myself, nor from the article I provided, nor from the former Facebook employee mentioned within, you appear to be engaging in the same exact sort of behavior that this ex-employee complained his liberal co-workers were using to create an atmosphere of intimidation, fear and silence, behind the scenes, at Facebook.

Regardless of it’s recent popularity, use of the “Association Fallacy” is *not* a logical method of reasoning… It is merely an intellectually-dishonest and manipulative attempt to dismissively discredit an individual’s voice, without the burden of addressing even a *single* portion of their *actual* opinion.

Guilt by Association Logical Fallacy:
https://www.logicallyfallacious.com/tools/lp/Bo/LogicalFallacies/10/Ad-Hominem-Guilt-by-Association

Meanwhile, if you haven’t been following this story, it started back in late August, when the author of the resignation above, Brian Amerige, a senior Facebook engineer, wrote a piece on Facebook’s internal message board, entitled “We Have a Problem With Political Diversity.” It’s located here:

Dozens at Facebook Unite to Challenge Its ‘Intolerant’ Liberal Culture:
https://www.nytimes.com/2018/08/28/technology/inside-facebook-employees-political-bias.html?fbclid=IwAR1nDwOHWz7hgQQVZDsluwEEZ9wrUdMlWzozzNTSP48P3GIi7fgucdlW_sg

In this writing, he stated the following, “We are a political monoculture that’s intolerant of different views. We claim to welcome all perspectives, but are quick to attack—often in mobs—anyone who presents a view that appears to be in opposition to left-leaning ideology. We throw labels that end in *obe​ and *ist​ at each other, attacking each other’s character rather than their ideas.”

And… here we are, less than two months later, watching Facebook scrub a large amount of very popular pro-libertarian, pro- anarchist, anti-State, and anti-Police-Abuse pages from their social network, among others, in a single, obviously-politically-motivated motivated move.

Facebook Purge: Here is The List Of Pages Deleted by Facebook:
https://www.westernjournal.com/facebook-purge-list-pages-deleted/?fbclid=IwAR1OMwsdcJIyKBdhJuUe9dScPe-Eo5K8bw8K3g7zn2Zndk5YJmnJdxGmvyA

In response to this, Brian Amerige chose to resign from his job position at Facebook. It should have become apparent, with his latest move, that Amerige’s understanding of the “left” is actually based on the *full* scale of the political spectrum, which starts with fully-consensual, individual liberty (anarchism), and progresses to fully-coercive, collectivist tyranny (communism, fascism). Under this scale, all of recently scrubbed pro-libertarian, pro- anarchist, anti-State, and anti-Police-Abuse pages absolutely were very “far right”:

“What your teacher told you:
Reality:”

And, these pages contained nothing “racist,” “homophobic,” or otherwise. I know, because I’ve shared from them over a hundred times, upon both my Facebook wall, and my website. I’ll provide examples, next, to make the content clear. (Click Here to Continue Reading This Post)

Left-Wing Authoritarianism

I originally posted the following information and commentary onto my Facebook wall…

“Politically Correct”

Tracking Down the Elusive Left-Wing Authoritarian:
http://reason.com/blog/2018/03/08/tracking-down-the-elusive-leftwing-autho

() In The Authoritarian Specter, the Harvard social scientist Robert Altemeyer asked, “Is the ‘authoritarian on the left’ like the Loch Ness Monster: an occasional shadow, but no monster?”

Altemeyer is the man who in 1981 devised the Right-Wing Authoritarianism (RWA) scale, a test widely used to measure this personality and ideological variable. Social scientists generally report that right-wing authoritarians are conformists who obey established authorities, adhere to conventional social norms, and are hostile to people who flout both. Using such tests, they have argued that conservatives have a higher need for structure, lower attributional complexity, lower openness to experience, and higher perceptions of threat than do liberals—basically, that conservatives are mentally and socially rigid.

Now a new study in the journal Political Psychology claims that left-wing authoritarianism is no mere shadow.

(Read entire article here…)

My Commentary: They not only exist, but often score higher on the authoritarian scale than their conservative counterparts.

Neo-Conned, Neo-Libbed into Fascism

The following correspondence originally took place upon my Facebook wall, after I posted artwork being shared by the page, “Vacate the Military

Rayn

"Conservative Paradise: Lots of Police and Military. Secure Borders. Mandatory Flag Worship."

“Conservative Paradise:
Lots of Police and Military. Secure Borders. Mandatory Flag Worship.”

Jonas A.: Uhmmmmm…more like National Socialist Paradize!!!! 🙂

Rayn: A nation can be Neo-Conned and/or Neo-Libbed into fascism, since the two actually represent the left and right wings of the war-hawk called the State…

Vacate the Vote to Withdraw Consent and Non-Violently Delegitimize Government

The following correspondence originally took place on my Facebook wall, upon my post, “The Left and Right Wing of the America War-Hawk“…

Rayn: War-hawk: a bird of prey.

“There’s the right-wing. There’s the left-wing. And then, there’s knowing.”

“What if I told you that the left wing and the right wing belong to the same bird?”

“What if I told you that the left wing and the right wing belong to the same bird?”

Damion S.: I love this!!! Knowing- I’ll take no-wing! 😉

Marilyn W.: Know so…

Rayn: Discover the single-most important factor that ended the Apartheid State in South Africa…

Why You Got to Stop Voting:
http://fubarandgrill.org/node/1172

As the author states: “Boycotting elections alone will not oust the oligarchy, but it is the only proven non-violent way to delegitimize a government. “

Vacate The Vote and Vote for Nobody! Far from being “political inaction,” “a dereliction of public duty,” or “failure to politically speak,” it is the opposite of all such claims, and stands out, historically, as one of the most real, effective and non-violent means to place a solid vote of “No Confidence” against all candidates at any given election! Withdraw Consent!

The Left and Right Wing of the America War-Hawk

As I scrolled through my Facebook news feed, I discovered the following artwork here, being shared by the page, “Native American Chiefs,” and originally posted it to my own wall, along with commentary…

“What if I told you that the left wing and the right wing belong to the same bird?”

“What if I told you that the left wing and the right wing belong to the same bird?”

My Commentary: War-hawk: a bird of prey.

“There’s the right-wing. There’s the left-wing. And then, there’s knowing.”