March for Science Organizers Don’t Want Bill Nye as Leader Because He’s a ‘White Male’

Article here. Excerpt:

'The March for Science is having a tough time deciding whether the march should focus on “diversity and inclusion” or health and climate policy.

They were supposed to have gotten their internal issues under control, but this week a new fight broke out over whether Bill Nye the Science Guy, the former children’s television host who considers himself the leader of the “pro-science movement” should lead the protest. The problem? Nye is a “white male.”

Nye, who is not, in fact, a scientist, except on television (he’s an engineer by trade), was slated to be the March’s chair, and an announcement was made last week. But organizers quickly panicked that having Nye at the forefront of the event meant they might be substantiating the idea that scientists are only old white men.

Again, Nye actually isn’t a scientist, but whatever.'

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Applied science

Just sayin': engineers are scientists. They are *applied* scientists, but scientists nonetheless.

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Bill Nye

Bill Nye is a great educator for children (I use his videos to homeschool) However, he has very strong environmental views and he is politically aggressive based on those views. According to the second to last paragraph in the article, this march is politically fueled by anti-Trumpsters (the left). It's funny to me that the left has a chance to send their message, but now they are worried about the person sending their message because he is too white and too male.

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Self-defeating ideology

For any ideology to stand a chance, it must be consistent within itself. PC-ism may be a nastily powerful cultural force in America, but as ideologies go, the seeds of its own destruction are planted within in. Ideologies require ideas to be spread meme-ishly. To do that, an ideology, like a virus or bacterium, must be fairly agnostic regarding its host. In short, whatever will or can carry the virus, it must be ready to hop onto and ride to the next victim.

If PC ideas will be self-renouncing when they are carried in the mind of a person whose very body PC-ism finds objectionable... well, it can't really spread like it needs to to be successful. Oh, it meets with measures of success, sometimes impressive ones. Sort of like the Bubonic Plague. But the Plague killed its victims so fast, in essence rejecting its own hosts, that it killed itself by killing all the vectors too fast.

Identity-obsessed political correctness that seem some more worthy or less worthy than others due to indelible characteristics is a bit like a plague that goes around aggressively killing its own hosts, or at least a fair number of them, to the point that no one is left to act as its vector, or it dies out because it has killed off all its own vectors. Once the evil white men are vanquished, it will turn then on the next "oppressor", whichever group they choose from among those left, and so on until it destroys itself. Of course by then, like with the Bubonic Plague, the streets will be littered with bodies. Not a pretty future. But there is hope. I see signs that common bloody sense is slowly returning. But don't expect it to come back TOO quickly.

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