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An academic's opinions on feminism, politics, literature, philosophy, teaching, academia, and a lot more.

Facebookish Arguments 

If I see one more dense creature make the dumb point of “How can Trump say he cares about Syrian children if he’s against letting in Syrian refugees?”, I’ll kill my Facebook. 

Believing that shuffling people around the globe is not an ideal approach and that it might make more sense to solve the problem that makes them want to flee their homes is not an unreasonable position. The ways of solving that problem might be inadequate, bad, failing, etc. But the position itself is not insane. And since nobody even tried to articulate an alternative, there is zero use in trying to denounce it with such shallow, Facebookish arguments. 

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  1. Here’s a CNN video of a Syrian who agrees with you. The CNN interviewer, displeased with his response, tried several times to shut him up:

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