January 18, 2019
Lads, I’m sure I don’t have to tell you this, but there is a point of no return. There are some levels of retardation that there’s absolutely no coming back from.
These uh… progressive people who work at Google… there’s no rehabilitating them back into sane society.
A Google executive sparked a fierce backlash from employees by using the word “family” in a weekly, company-wide presentation, according to internal documents obtained by The Daily Caller News Foundation.
Many Google employees became angry that the term was used while discussing a product aimed at children, because it implied that families have children, the documents show. The backlash grew large enough that a Google vice president addressed the controversy and solicited feedback on how the company could become more inclusive.
But it gets worse/better.
The letter in question:
This is a diminishing and disrespectful way to speak. If you mean “children”, say “children”; we have a perfectly good word for it. “Family friendly” used as a synonym for “kid friendly” means, to me, “you and yours don’t count as a family unless you have children”. And while kids may often be less aware of it, there are kids without families too, you know.
The use of “family” as a synonym for “with children” has a long-standing association with deeply homophobic organizations. This does not mean we should not use the word “family” to refer to families, but it mean we must doggedly insist that family does not imply children.
Even the sense, “suitable for the whole family”, which you might think is unobjectionable, is totally wrong too.It only works if we have advance shared conception of what “the whole family” is, and that is almost always used to mean a household with two adults, of opposite sex, in a romantic/sexual relationship, with two or more of their own children. If you mean that as a synonym for “suitable for all people” stop and notice the extraordinary unlikelihood of such a thought! So “suitable for the whole family” doesn’t mean “all people”, it means “all people in families”, which either means that all those other people aren’t in families, or something even worse. Use the word “family” to mean a loving assemblage of people who may or may not live together and may or may not include people of any particular age. STOP using it to mean “children”. It’s offensive, inappropriate, homophobic, and wrong.
Every single sentence is juicy and well-worth your time to read and savor.
It reads like a parody of what something a coastal-dweller might say written by a right-winger, but no, it’s the real deal.
Roughly 100 other Google employees upvoted the post, signaling their agreement. Other Google employees also echoed their displeasure with the term. “Thanks for writing this. So much yes,” one wrote.
This can’t be fake because that’s literally how they talk. If they added the phrase, “this is everything” to the letter or comment, it would have been cinched it. Millennials love to make grossly over-exaggerated qualitative statements about very average things in UpSpeak. I think it helps them to deal with the gnawing existential angst they feel in their souls at the knowledge that they’ll never be able to own property in this life.
Boomers again to blame.
“Using the word ‘family’ in this sense bothers me too,” wrote another employee, who felt excluded by the term because she was neither married nor a parent.
“It smacks of the ‘family values’ agenda by the right wing, which is absolutely homophobic by its very definition,” she wrote, adding: “[I]t’s important that we fix our charged language when we become aware of how exclusionary it actually is. As a straight person in a relationship, I find the term ‘family’ offensive because it excludes me and my boyfriend, having no children of our own.”
“My family consists of me and several other trans feminine folks, some of whom I’m dating. We’re all supportive of each other and eventually aspire to live together. Just because we aren’t a heterosexual couple with 2.5 kids, a white picket fence, and a dog doesn’t mean we’re not a family,” another employee added in agreement.
Yeah, but deep down, don’t you wish that you could be? Don’t you wish your mom taught you how to be feminine and graceful and not fat and slutty? That your dad took an interest in your life and helped you set a nest up when you were young? Somewhere green and safe with a backyard for the Golden Retriever to run and frolic around and keep you company while you waited on your first child…
Another employee wrote that “using ‘family’ to mean ‘people with kids’ is also annoying to me as a straight-cis-woman who doesn’t have or want kids. My husband, my parents, and my pets are my family.”
That’s pretty fucked up. Leftist women apparently just straight up hate kids. These are the same people who preach about love and tolerance. But not for little children – who apparently can get fucked lol.
This is a company that claims it doesn’t censor conservatives.
I’m going to call “hmmmmmmm” on that
Anyone who says that Google isn’t biased against Conservatives would be livid if they found out that Google isn’t biased against Conservatives and start demanding that the company do more to censor people who don’t practice UpSpeak and hate the concept of families and white children like they do.
It’s sick and absurd that this is even the debate.
These companies will never NOT censor conservatives. Their own college-grad employees would riot if they didn’t play along with their SJW demands. Regulations might help, but breaking up the Big Tech monopolies is the only real solution to not being ruled over by these freaks. There has to be competition. There have to be alternatives.
Only then can we ‘let the free market decide.’