Also, something I've been thinking for ages: Gawker should be called Mocker. It's designed to appeal to the worst in people who want to think they're the best.
Before @Sargon_of_Akkad distracted me I wanted to submit this. #GamerGate #NotYourShield #selfie pic.twitter.com/t9Uo2U1egk
— Lemming T. Bot (@Lemmingbot) October 20, 2014
39th in my series of people of #GamerGate. If it wasn't for this man, we would all be white males. @j_millerworks pic.twitter.com/wJw3X89fW4
— Alejandro Argandona (@Toshi_TNE) October 23, 2014
I know it feels good to belong to a group, to feel righteous in belonging to a cause, but causing fear and pushing people away from gaming is not the way to go about doing it. Think through the repercussions of your actions and the people you are aligning yourself with. And think honestly about whether your actions are genuinely going to change gaming life for the better. Or whether they’re just going to make someone cross the street away from you. And away from something, ironically, that we both love.She's addressing the GG crowd, but it could as easily be to the anti-GG folks. There's viciousness and self-righteousness on both sides. Both sides get death threats. Both sides get doxxed. People on both sides characterize the other by the worst that a few of them do. The ironic bit is she speaks of driving people away from gaming, but the anti-gamergate people are the ones who denounced gamers as a group, turning a small flamewar into an enormous one. It's a culture war, and from what I've seen of culture wars, warriors fight, but their fighting is ultimately irrelevant.
I'm a left-libertarian and ClarkHat is a right-libertarian, so I disagree with some of his interpretations, but I agree with the broader strokes of his analysis in Gamer Gate: Three Stages to Obit | Popehat.
Body cameras can vindicate cops, too - The Washington Post: "When Frazier ordered Griego to step out of the restroom, she began accusing him of sexual misconduct. "
A leftist critique of social justice warriors: #BringBackOurDiscourse | Orchestrated Pulse