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hottake 

stop saying stupid when you mean willfully ignorant and or unempathetic. stop moralizing intelligence

hottake 

anyway the implication that there's like.... a correlation between intelligence and susceptibility to propaganda is not only like, blatantly false, but also actively harmful

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hottake 

also don't try to defend it by redefining what you, personally mean by intelligence. "oh people who are book smart can still be stupid" "i *mean* stupid like willfully ignorant" nah. that's like. bullshit imo. there are people out there thicker than a post in every sense of the word who are still kinder and more loving and radical than you

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hottake 

all you do by correlating intelligence with morals is teach peoppe who percieve themselves as smart that they never have to check their views or opinions

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re: hottake 

@myconidiosyncrasy hot take: [actually valid take]

fr this absolutely yes!!

hottake 

@myconidiosyncrasy wow reading this i just realized there's a nice correlation with bad approaches to body positivity, where ppl try to broaden what society deems as attractive or beautiful and saying "yes you are attractive even if ppl say otherwise" when really.... it should be about saying that ALL bodies and human beings are worthy of respect and love no matter what they look like.

hottake 

@julia wow yeah this?? the point is to dismantle any system that place value on or pre judges people by rando characteristics/behaviors they have that don't harm others. stupidity and ugliness are not bad. they do not preclude one from being any number of things, but most importantly; having innate value and worth as a person

hottake 

@julia @myconidiosyncrasy I'm a big fan of the term "body neutrality" for that exact reason

re: hottake 

@amandag @myconidiosyncrasy ohh yeah big same. I've seen one tumblr post also call it "weaponized ugliness" and that sounds rad as hell I'm all for that

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