Andrey (azangru) wrote,

Peter Boghossian, in How to have impossible conversations:

You are under no obligation to engage someone whose goal is to irritate you. Never be bullied into having a conversation. Have a conversation because you want to, not because you are being harrassed for not speaking to someone. Consent applies to all participants.

This is a message that sounds so natural and self-evident to me. Compare it with a more aggressive message that "nobody owes you teaching" (alternatively, that it's exploitative to ask members of oppressed groups to explain their position) that is in wide circulation among the woke left (on which I already ranted here).

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    Tweeted and retweeted by developers. Dunno. Been working for me. Can't speak to excellence, but certainly lots of stimulating humiliation:

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    Don't know if this is real or not, but if it is, it's really strange that Canadian bureaucrats should be specifically instructed not to use the…

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    This was a good talk. Interesting to see that SvelteKit is taking the same direction as, by using html forms to submit data without the…

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