Larry Correia comments on WorldCon’s descent into virtue signaling madness. And one of his commenters linked to a blogpost that detailed the depths of intersectionality based idiocy that has the pink sci-fi whackos madder than a hornet’s nest. If you don’t have the patience to read this boobosity I’ll just summarize by saying that the genocidal crime in question was someone on the WorldCon committee referring to one of the participants using the pronouns he and him instead of E and em. You can’t make this stuff up!
Personally, I think this is great. They have completed the transformation of the Hugos into the LGBTQ Outrage Awards. No further interference in its trajectory is needed or possible. This should bring retail sales of Hugo winners’ books into single digits within the current decade. It’s quite an accomplishment.
Requiescat in pace.
As an almost 70-year-old-lifelong-SF fan, I don’t know what to say, think or do. I just can’t understand the motivation to suborn a literary genre to advance a single focus political viewpoint. Are there enough of them so that a cadre can be dedicated to such a peripheral undertaking. If so, we’ve lost. The .edu system has been pumping these people out by the millions under the radar for decades. Perhaps ironic, but just read an article that describes a fungus that actually takes over the brain/motor system of flies and forces them to act in a way to propagate… Read more »
Hey Tom: Maybe they should rename the fungus Entomophthora SJW-us. It hollows out the victim and only leaves the shell of the victim. Unfortunately I had a very good friend who became a part of the social justice sci-fi world. There’s a synergy between certain backgrounds and the academic leftist world view that defines this industry. Add on to that the overwhelmingly leftist bias of the New York publishing industry and it’s a wonder that there is anything but pink science fiction. And I think we have to remember that during the seventies even the veteran writers started drinking the… Read more »