by Jon Sanders
Director of the Center for Food, Power, and Life, Research Editor | John Locke Foundation
My theory is basically this: social-justice scholars have worked for decades, in a publish-or-perish environment, “discovering” things in society that supposedly reek of racism, sexism, etc. This is a problem for new scholars because all the “good” bad stuff is taken. Earlier academics have already laid claims on the obvious bad -ist things. A scholar looking to publish needs to find a new racist, sexist, ad nauseam thing. By now, however, the only things left undenounced are benign things.
The latest benign atrocity has been discovered: eating cheese. It’s rape:
Strangely enough, it never seems to offend the activist left who pretend to care about such issue when their fellow travelers trivialize