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This article "Games Master Manipulators Play" showed up in my feed today and I thought it would be interesting to examine from the role of gender ideology.

Paramoralisms, as defined by Polish psychiatrist Andrew M Lobaczewski are:

statements cloaked in morality (or in made-up, moral-sounding verbiage) that seek to mislead, assign guilt or blame, or otherwise manipulate the targeted person(s).

Lobaczewski originated that term in his book, Political Ponerology: A Science of the Nature of Evil Adjusted for Political Purposes, which exposes the pathological nature of those who lead and support totalitarian and authoritarian regimes. (paraphrase from article)

The article primarily uses examples from the author's experiences in a private religious school, however many of us have experienced similar with gender ideology cultures:

Another of their draconian requirements was that students must tattle on each other. If I became aware that another student had violated some rule or requirement, I was obligated to report that student to the administration for discipline. If I failed to do so, I was subject to receiving the same punishment as that student. To further encourage and motivate students to comply with this, the school told us that snitching was actually an act of kindness and concern for the wayward student’s salvation. Only by turning in that student could we assure that, with proper discipline, he or she would return to the paths of righteousness. In true Orwellian fashion, the school essentially preached that “Cruelty Is Kindness.”

This made me think of "call out" culture - which is made to appear righteous while in practice acting like a bully.

Since the school’s policies were based on Biblical principles, any breaking of rules amounted to a sin. This cultivated a culture of fearful, even paranoid obedience. There were always a few clandestine rebels like myself, however. Many got expelled.

Or cancelled or shunned or lost friends...

I particularly appreciated this quote at the end:

The basic tool for the manipulation of reality is the manipulation of words. - Philip K. Dick

[This article "Games Master Manipulators Play" showed up in my feed today](https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/machiavellians-gulling-the-rubes/202211/games-master-manipulators-play-paramoralisms) and I thought it would be interesting to examine from the role of gender ideology. **Paramoralisms**, as defined by Polish psychiatrist Andrew M Lobaczewski are: > statements cloaked in morality (or in made-up, moral-sounding verbiage) that seek to mislead, assign guilt or blame, or otherwise manipulate the targeted person(s). Lobaczewski originated that term in his book, Political Ponerology: A Science of the Nature of Evil Adjusted for Political Purposes, which exposes the pathological nature of those who lead and support totalitarian and authoritarian regimes. *(paraphrase from article)* The article primarily uses examples from the author's experiences in a private religious school, however many of us have experienced similar with gender ideology cultures: > Another of their draconian requirements was that students must tattle on each other. If I became aware that another student had violated some rule or requirement, I was obligated to report that student to the administration for discipline. If I failed to do so, I was subject to receiving the same punishment as that student. To further encourage and motivate students to comply with this, the school told us that snitching was actually an act of kindness and concern for the wayward student’s salvation. Only by turning in that student could we assure that, with proper discipline, he or she would return to the paths of righteousness. In true Orwellian fashion, the school essentially preached that “Cruelty Is Kindness.” This made me think of "call out" culture - which is made to appear righteous while in practice acting like a bully. > Since the school’s policies were based on Biblical principles, any breaking of rules amounted to a sin. This cultivated a culture of fearful, even paranoid obedience. There were always a few clandestine rebels like myself, however. Many got expelled. Or cancelled or shunned or lost friends... I particularly appreciated this quote at the end: > The basic tool for the manipulation of reality is the manipulation of words. - Philip K. Dick

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Since these kinds of private Christian schools are clearly allowed to freely exist (in the US at least), and they truly attempt to undermine as many stereotypes of private schools as possible — they're relatively cheap compared to the likes of Lawrenceville and Stuyvesant, so it's not just the rich who get to attend, their racial diversity also tends to stand out, even in the areas you'd least expect (I've seen many Asians attending one school in rural Alabama of all places); moreover they're also typically generous with scholarships for families involved with the local Christian community — I have been brainstorming an idea.

Right now, it's clear that apart from the most conservative of regions, public schools are just as indoctrinated as Christian schools. It's just that the former teaches gender nonsense and reverse racism instead of Bible lessons and chapel. Compare with Mainland China's education system with its extravagant emphasis on Xi Jinping Thought, etc. (But honestly, if you ignore the humanities subjects, China's schools totally outperform our public schools in academics and lifestyle, although this is definitely a topic for another day.)

So, my idea is: why don't we establish "radfem academies" under the guise of Christian schools?

You mean, just calling it a Christian school, but just teach common sense?

Good idea, but it would need some resources, wouldn't it?

(I honestly think that sending your child to a Christian school might be an alternative for parents in the here and now. Religious fundamentalism is reversible, amputated breasts are not. Besides, the children aren't indoctrinated with religious fundamentalism on the internet and in other activities outside school, whereas if you expose them to genderism in school, they get it from everywhere else, too.)

[–] Nediljka_Orwell PITA crone 4 points

Some of the basic moral concepts of a religious upbringing like: don’t lie, don’t cheat, don’t steal, honor your parents, etc., are being bent or dismissed in the name of individual rights. Especially with the gender identity nonsense in public schools now. The State itself is telling kids it’s ok to lie, cheat, steal and defy your parents there!

And there's also the biblical teaching that God created you perfect the way you are (although I'm not sure how well I believe that teaching due to the existence of congenital disabilities).

Slightly off-topic but the only Stuyvesant I know is the top-tier school in nyc, which is public and free, and tons of kids from poorer families go there.

The problem as I see it is that we have adults imposing their beliefs on children who can't yet think critically enough to refute them. If we had schools which taught radical feminism wouldn't the teachers also be complicit in indoctrination just as much as the current proponents of gender ideology?

they are not just imposing their beliefs they are teaching them as fact.

the clear distinction between fact and belief has been destroyed for children with gender taught with biology rather then religious studies (which is where I would place it). the kids don't stand a chance.

[–] hmimperialtortie AGP = evil 2 points

Lovely idea, but where are the radfems with the money to do that?

Not sure about here in America, but JKR has plenty of money, no?

Though it is indeed true that most of the elite rich 1% here supports trans ideology.

[–] hmimperialtortie AGP = evil 3 points

It’s not one woman’s job though, is it? Though she does a lot to help women through charities already.