The Diversity Delusion 

What if Diversity is a corrupting influence?

Find out about a book that says that Diversity is dividing society and undermining our culture.

Here are some key topics covered from this episode:

  • The Challenges I had reviewing this book
  • My personal bias that this book addresses
  • How Diversity practices are viewed as harmful and counter productive and much more

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Here are some key takeaways from this episode:

Diversity challenges Freedom of Speech

“A strong argument throughout the book was that people weren’t allowed to exercise Freedom of Speech. Asking questions was not encouraged. 

This was characterised in part 1 of the book as de platforming public speakers.”

Diversity is characterised by Victimhood and bureaucracy

“The idea was that diversity was a multifaceted Industrial machine, slowing everything down”

We need to recognise False narratives

The Professor said that the purpose of a Yale Education was to teach students to recognise “false narratives”

Here are some resources so you can go deeper: 

Heather Mac Donald – Wikipedia

Manhattan Institute

City Journal

The War on Cops: How the New Attack on Law and Order Makes Everyone Less Safe

Are Cops Racist?

The Myth of Systemic Police Racism – WSJ

The Immigration Solution: A Better Plan Than Today’s

Frederick Douglass – Wikipedia

W. E. B. Du Bois – Wikipedia

Proposition 209: Prohibition Against Discrimination or Preferential Treatment by State and Other Public Entities

UCLA grad students stage sit-in during a class to protest what they see as racially hostile climate

Amy Wax – Wikipedia

Countering False Narratives | Office of the President

James Damore’s Google Memo Gets Science All Wrong | WIRED

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