September 29, 2014 in Commentary
Zoe Quinn, Anita Sarkeesian and their vanguard in the video game journalism industry are successfully making a hostile take-over of the gaming subculture.
Quinn, Sarkessian, and others are marching around the gaming community while generally crapping it up with their fanatical beliefs of what constitutes social justice. You can read more about what they’ve done and why they’re doing it anywhere on the web, but you’re not going to find out how they pulled it off. A major component of their campaign, carried out in large parts by their peers in the games journalism industry, relies on public shaming and intimidation. If it was only as simple as shaming someone that you disagree with then we could have stopped this problem a very long time ago. The truth is that it is more complicated, but it’s not hopeless if you understand the mechanics of these kinds of coups.
SJWs are attracted to money. Yes, they do their work for free, but nothing in the world attracts SJWs more than the chance to control who has access to money. If there’s no money then there won’t be any SJWs trying to control it. Read the rest of this entry →