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The Normalization of SJWs and its Effects on Western Culture

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There are interviews where George Lucas said that he didn't care about the expanded universe and to an extent this is true, only to an extent.
The extent is quite huge. I'm pretty sure though that at some point his cuckoo started to going, so I cannot really blame him.
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George Lucas was a filmmaker, not a star wars content guy. He's The Emperor. The source of all of this and the engine that drives it. The rest of these people are the shovel-helmet guys and officers inside the death star. He would let people do their own thing with the ideas of Star Wars. But it's not really 'Star Wars'. Which I consider to be the work of Lucas. You can call that 'George Lucas' Star Wars' if you think the other stuff matters.
Fun. I see the stuff in the opposite way. EU is where real Star Wars are. George Lucas's stuff is... meh. I mean, check it: I think prequel trilogy is good, if simply because it gave us stuff like Republic Commando or Vader's Fist story from Battlefront II. It is kind of weird but the roots in case of this particular tree are not that strong, yet it still darn blooms.

On its own I like prequel trilogy simply because I'm adept at cutting out parts which I do not like and emphasize things which I like to add to my head-canon.

Battlestar Galactica 1978 is where the good shit is at.
I didn't see this one because I heavily dislike anything that comes in series rather than in a movie format. Show me a series without fillers to change my mind. But as I run out of good sci-fi movies, I feel like the time is crawling closer and closer to Battlestar Galactica...

On another note, you probably should check out Planet Of The Storms:



On topic note: SJW sucks whichever way you put it. That is all.
 
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The extent is quite huge though. I'm pretty sure though that at some point his cuckoo started to going, so I cannot really blame him.
Oh shit, is that where Darth Icky came from?

Legit thought that was just a meme.

I didn't see this one because I heabily dislike anything that comes in series rather than in a movie format. Show me a series without fillers to change my mind. But as I run out of good sci-fi movies, I feel like the time is crawling closer and closer to Battlestar Galactica...
Maybe try Babylon 5 first? It's got a few filler episodes, but most of them usually do eventually tie into the plot somehow. It's a bit more of a commitment though - five seasons, as opposed to BSG's one.

But there's no episode where they go into the Holodeck and pretend to be cowboys for an hour so it might be a bit more your thing.

Battlestar Galactica is a bit more dated, but the practical effects still hold up.

On another note, you probably should check out Planet Of The Storms:
Hell yeah. Gonna watch it tomorrow.
 
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gatekeeping and shadowbanning too
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Social justice can be appealing to young people because it gives people an easy target (the damn system, institution, society, or whatever abstract constructions with a long history of dominion by those who are considered "culturally superior") to blame, glorifies the individual by marketing expression of personal identity (whatever the /pol/tards are trolling daily) as a war against systematic oppression, and fulfills the need to be a hero against the evils by accepting the SJW worldview of the continuous and omnipresent struggle between oppressors and victims.
Some movements do bring up systematic issues that need to be addressed eventually, but what I disagree with for many movements is their tactics of protest. Many groups use methods that are a mix of the points of expression and the need to be a hero you mentioned, and often do nothing at best and causes problems to others at worse. The most recent and well documented example of this I'm aware of is Just Stop Oil (JSO). Yes the same Just Stop Oil that did this:
Climate change is something that needs to be addressed, but this isn't how you get people to work on it let alone to support your cause. Vandalizing art and blocking roads just makes your group look bad, and anyone inconvenienced because of it will likely dislike or outright hate your group. Furthermore people talk and share their interactions with something, so as a result their public image goes down further. The methods that JSO and other groups use promote this idea that anyone can be a hero, but in a way that isn't productive. Apparently anyone can be a hero by just bring attention to something, and at most doing "protests" that just causes problems to people not involved with what they're protesting against. To me the encouragement JSO gets is more akin to toxic positivity, where even if they did wrong they aren't at fault somehow. Sadly thanks to corruption of more reasonable ideals many movements now mainly do slackivism and or forms of "protest" that make them look bad. I highly doubt any JSO members, or any new environmental movements, would go back to the monkey wrenching environmental groups like Earth Liberation Front did decades ago simply because it would be "more difficult" to do so. I wouldn't be surprised if they also dismiss more recent (and based) environmentalists like Edward Abbey because he was anti immigration, even though his messages about the environment are some of the best I've seen so far.

In short many groups now are trying to make a message with the loudest path of least resistance, so anyone can be a hero even if the methods of making the message aren't productive and or hurt the movement.
 
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since when is that transphobic...
 
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I think SJW's and PC culture are a bigger boogeyman on paper than any power they really have irl.

Take for instance the vast network of anti-PC, anti-woke, anti-Cancel Culture media that exists. Almost all of RW new media comes out of anti-SJWism (Crowder, Shapiro, Jordan Peterson etc). Joe Rogan, the world's most popular broadcaster and everyone he promotes overlap with this sphere as well. This stuff seems to have no issue thriving (it makes $$$) in spite of there supposedly being totalitarian leftists around every corner blocking everyone from using their right to free speech. In fact the constant threat of Cancel Culture is necessary for the narrative that this sphere needs to perpetuate in order to justify its existence.

Maybe you have to walk a tighter tightrope with HR departments at corporate jobs, but corporate jobs have never been seen as places of spiritual fulfilment, even in the era you could tell dirty jokes at the water cooler (see Glengarry Glen Ross and Office Space).
 
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do people love "harmed" cultures, "baddies"?
 
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Meh, I'm glad Starkiller starting the rrbellion is not canon, as i share the same attitude with Lucas that EU is not canon. Starkiller starting the rebellion is ridiculous and Vadar having an apprentice while being a Sith under Sidinus always made no sense to me.

One of the reasons I never read any EU novels, too many hands, too many visions; any SW game that has a story shouldn't be judged on their story mode but only mechanics. Any story in such works is fanfiction a nothing more. There can be good fanfic - rare - but faniction nonetheless.

Just like the Shadow of Mordor games - fun mechanics, never canon. Jakson's films are almost there, but the books still the only canon.

As far as i am concerned, there are only 6 star wars films and nothing more
 
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How is it that such a widely disliked group can become one with the most widely-accepted stances? Why are people more willing to take them seriously now despite how little they've actually changed?
Because most people are plebs and will simply parrot power to protect themselves - see this. It happens that most power is in the hands of leftists and/or Jews. You don't like this answer, but instead of giving you some meaningless gobbledygook abstract nonsense, I'm telling that a concrete group of people with concrete character exist and wield power. Naturally, you'd prefer a spook be the answer, because that doesn't have concrete consequences.
Constructs eventually gonna die (probably replaced by new ones), and until that day comes, i have to say, in my personal experience, I'm grateful to witness the increasing normalization of diverse sexual orientations and identity, particularly as pansexual individual. This societal shift allows me to openly embrace my sexuality in public spaces, fostering a sense of comfort and acceptance of myself. The fact that it's become so normalized reflects a positive trend where people generally don't scrutinize or judge, creating an environment where everyone can be true to themselves.
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Climate change is something that needs to be addressed,
Addressed as a scam, perhaps. Climate change as a government agenda is just a cash cow. The climate changes and we barely have anything to do with it. Moreover, we're coming out of the Little Ice Age. The Earth is not at a particularly hot temperature.
how did that happen?
Because leftists began categorizing everyone who they oppose as being possessed by the devil, in varying ways. Whether by censoring them, destroying their jobs, classifying moderates as extremists, classifying extremists as terrorists, classifying your opponent as being mentally deranged, classifying your opponents as shills of a foreign power, etc.. Hm. I wonder why that would get people to hate you. What a mystery.
 
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Come on, bub, you know this tactic is universal to every political group.
True, but that doesn't mean that I have to like the people doing it to me - for one, and for two, I don't think that internecine conflict is a universal state of human society. When society is united behind a common cause and common leadership with common, concrete aims, you don't tend to read about nearly as much internal conflict. Certainly, much of it ends up boiling under the surface, but that's simply as opposed to it bubbling in the open. When you have open conflict like this between the populace, all it serves to do is make the populace scared and isolated - and thus easy to rule by predatory oligarchs. The plebs gain nothing by doing this. This is why someone like Trump, who I have mixed feelings towards, causes so much consternation to the elite. He brings people together on the right. Does Joe Brandon unite the left? Methinks not.

For united regimes, basically just see any of the great men of history. FDR, Hitler, Bismarck, Napoleon, Louis XIV, Frederick the Great, Charles XII of Sweden, Gustavus Adolphus, Mehmet II, all the way to Pyrrhus, Caesar, Augustus, and Alexander. Even in smaller times and places, the Sforzas united a broken city-state of Milan beset on all sides and wracked by internal division. In the end, mutual distrust and hatred is only useful to predatory oligarchs, whereas mutual trust and goodwill is only useful to a prince who rules in the people's interest.
 
it's definitely the jews and the globohomo.
nah i'm just kidding. but i think a big contributor to this modern SJW shit we see nowadays is gamergate. remember that? Basically what happened (I think, i may be wrong in some areas), is that some blue highlighter hair and game developer named Zoe Quinn was called out by her ex-boyfriend as a cheating cunt, and i guess she did some other bad stuff as well. Turns out some of the people she cheated with were game journalists, and cause of that the gaming press had to go on full damage control. and because of this damage control the gaming press as well as femininazis, tumblrtards, SJWs, nu-males and other ideologue warriors went on an all out attack on the gamers by accusing them of harassment, despite the fact that the target of that "harassment" slept with a couple journalists, lol. (To be fair, the gamers themselves weren't any better by wasting time shit-talking on the FUCKING INTERNET, plus some of them ended up being lolcows also) But anyways this caused ripples all across the internet (and real life). That, along with Tumblr banning porn and forcing most of the tumblrfag coomer populace to move to twitter (a more popular and widely used social media platform), as well as the BLM protests (both gamergate and BLM started in 2014) cause this massive turn from the left's occupy wall street protests in 2012 to bitching and whining about le bad racism and homophobia.

I think this may be because of the general increase of polarization in US politics. These events ranging from BLM in 2014, COVID, George Floyd's death (BLM 2020) and the elections of 2016 and 2020 all snowballed into this climate we have today. Not only that, but the nature of the Internetz in general (VERY easy access to data, which means easy access to news, social medias, etc.) allowed people to more easily see the big current events happening with a couple clicks instead of having to watch TV at a certain time. Not to mention the slowly increasing shift of sociality from real life to being online (Where you won't get punched through a computer screen). This polarization resulted in the more "skeptical" left (like shoe, fantano, and such) siding with the SJWs anyways either because they somehow convinced themselves that the SJW thought is true, or cause they just don't want to be seen as "traitors" or "fake leftists". Or it makes them more money.

Compare internet culture now to 13 years ago, in 2010. In 2010 most users, i believe, didn't post much about politics, or as much about politics, online. There wasn't as much identity politics. The gay community obviously had an online presence back then, but they weren't all over the place about their sexuality, mostly because like most groups of people online, they kept to themselves. The Habbo Hotel raids were funny, because no one took the Internet as seriously. And now... well, it's self-explanatory. we all know already.

What's funny is that even though the United States has had this 2-party system ever since George Washington died, (and even before that), I'd say that now is one of the most polarizing times of US politics (the other being the 1850s-1860s slavery issue, of course.) But really what happened is that some dumb shit happened online (and in real life) and now all of a sudden everyone and their mom wants to change the fucking world. Fuck that, I just wanna live.
what SHE didnt got was, men used games and bimbos in them to cope with real women
she wants what, to return to 50s when shed be raped by her man and theyd both deny it because it is family, the way it is?
i mean, if it was used to happen since forever (emfeminate men are new invention, in families), its hard to change that, if culture was originaly built around men, no denial in that whatsover, you cant fight (unbiased, non-made up narrative) history...

tl;dr babylon fall cuckery
 
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