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Newsweek: Rising White Mortality Rates Caused by misperceived loss of social status.

monegames

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Mortality rates seldom rise unless a society is subjected to something disastrous, like a major economic crisis, an infectious disease epidemic or war. But there has been an increase in working-age mortality rates for just one group in the United States since 1999, and that's non-Hispanic whites.

"This is a startling finding," said Arjumand Siddiqi, lead author of the study.

Siddiqi, an associate professor of epidemiology at the Dalla Lana School of Public Health, went on to say this could be the first time that a widespread population health phenomenon cannot be explained by social or economic status disadvantage, and instead has been driven by "a perceived threat to status."
So instead of check to see if there is social or economic status disadvantages happening, just attribute it to misperceiving one.

Here is a great twitter thread showing the media affects the perception of lost economical and social status.
 

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I hate that diversity just means 'skin color' to the idiot's out there.

Diversity of thought is always more interesting, but way more dangerous to the more simple amongst us.
It falls apart so quickly too. 'Asian' includes Chinese, Japanese, Cambodian, Pakistan, Vietnam, India, Thailand, Taiwan, and many more... and even Iraq, Turkey, Russia dependent on how we define things.

Just by grouping by skin color, we are actually erasing diversity, not including it. Same as grouping black people together, or white people. Worse, these woke racists will play with numbers as they please - for example, including or excluding hispanics and whites together to make the numbers they want to achieve, or calling people from the Middle East 'Asian' when they don't want to connect the ME to a certain violent narrative.

And that's not even getting into the whole 'passable as' nonsense, or the renewed interest in segregation coming from the left, or their newfound dislike of race mixing coming from the left.
 

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So wait are they assuming that every white person is rich and well off economically? Like there are no poor white people?

There are plenty of poor white people out there, not all of them have 2 butlers 5 ferraris and 2 mansions, they aren't all Bernie Sanders.
 
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It falls apart so quickly too. 'Asian' includes Chinese, Japanese, Cambodian, Pakistan, Vietnam, India, Thailand, Taiwan, and many more... and even Iraq, Turkey, Russia dependent on how we define things.

Just by grouping by skin color, we are actually erasing diversity, not including it. Same as grouping black people together, or white people. Worse, these woke racists will play with numbers as they please - for example, including or excluding hispanics and whites together to make the numbers they want to achieve, or calling people from the Middle East 'Asian' when they don't want to connect the ME to a certain violent narrative.

And that's not even getting into the whole 'passable as' nonsense, or the renewed interest in segregation coming from the left, or their newfound dislike of race mixing coming from the left.
What's the most ironic is that Americans tend to be the most racially mixed society in the world. The largest plurality I can claim in my genetics is that my paternal grandmother is Pennsylvania Dutch, otherwise known as bastardized Germans. Everything else is such a mix that nobody cares for any reason other than, "Hey that's cool."

I want some of these people to get dropped into the middle of Barcelona and tell them how they're a bunch of Fascists for daring to take pride in their Catalonian heritage. Why isn't diversity their strength?

Edit, I'll make you a pepper cabbage, schnitzel, and stuffed pig stomach that will knock your socks off.
 
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That's weird cause all these woke groups always tell us to never question the victims, if they feel like a victim they're a victim. Except white people I guess they are the only ones who are always pretending even if they die for it.
 

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Or it could be the poor public schooling, untested shots, and all the chemicals in the food and water making whites confused, gay, or wanting to chop some things off while losong all their critical thinking skills.

Of course it's happening to everyone but whites(and Hispanics) seem to have it the worst for some reason, especially the women.

But when you have Canadians try to place their failing ideology in a study about a different country better than them you get all kinds of wacky hijinks. Remember when that one Montreal university said that Blacks are better off in Canada because of an increase in Chinese population and the cold weather relieves stress?
 

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How do you determine somebody died because of a perceived threat to status? Do you hand them a questionnaire shortly before they shoot up? "I wonder if you'd mind answering a few questions before you put that needle in your arm, sir?"
 
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Even "diversity of thought" is a joke. What does that even mean? It's just a way to get diversity by pretending to ignore gender and race.
Everyone has blind spots in their thinking. Diversity of thought is about having people of opposing views — for example conservatives and progressives — balancing each other so that the group avoids veering off too far in either direction.
 

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why is this relevant?

we should be more focused on the real issues like furthering women in being more independent and strong so that they can be more empowered because they don't need no man to be answering to 🤑
 

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Everyone has blind spots in their thinking. Diversity of thought is about having people of opposing views — for example conservatives and progressives — balancing each other so that the group avoids veering off too far in either direction.
I get where you are going with that. Just like with most feel-good words/thoughts, the actual execution is often less than desired. Diversity of thought just as useful as regular "diversity". It's just putting the same theory into a pill that's easier to swallow.

Again, "diversity of thought" basically assumes that all white men think alike, all women think alike, all minorities think alike. It tries to sound deeper than that, but it's really not. A common example is a business with mostly male management. They want another female because diversity is the thing to do nowadays. What is the difference between calling it diversity or diversity of thought? Nothing, but you can call it either if it makes you feel better. If she brings a strong, different perspective to the team, then that very well may be something that the teams needs. However, it does NOT mean that the different perspective is useful in itself. Would Apple, Amazon, or Microsoft be better off with a radically different thinker? Why or why not? Obviously, we saw the difference in CEOs at Microsoft and Apple. Was it because of diversity, or strong skills?

Some companies very well benefit from focus groups/employees/etc of various demographics. Some companies don't need to muddy the waters with messing up what they have going on. You should always be looking for the best person in whatever role you are looking to fill. Looking for "different people for the sake of being different" is a topic that has the same result, no matter how you make it sound.
 

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I get where you are going with that. Just like with most feel-good words/thoughts, the actual execution is often less than desired. Diversity of thought just as useful as regular "diversity". It's just putting the same theory into a pill that's easier to swallow.

Again, "diversity of thought" basically assumes that all white men think alike, all women think alike, all minorities think alike. It tries to sound deeper than that, but it's really not. A common example is a business with mostly male management. They want another female because diversity is the thing to do nowadays. What is the difference between calling it diversity or diversity of thought? Nothing, but you can call it either if it makes you feel better. If she brings a strong, different perspective to the team, then that very well may be something that the teams needs. However, it does NOT mean that the different perspective is useful in itself. Would Apple, Amazon, or Microsoft be better off with a radically different thinker? Why or why not? Obviously, we saw the difference in CEOs at Microsoft and Apple. Was it because of diversity, or strong skills?

Some companies very well benefit from focus groups/employees/etc of various demographics. Some companies don't need to muddy the waters with messing up what they have going on. You should always be looking for the best person in whatever role you are looking to fill. Looking for "different people for the sake of being different" is a topic that has the same result, no matter how you make it sound.
You just described the sjw version of diversity, not diversity of thought. Diversity of thought is using actual differing opinions. A company with all conservative thinking people, not politically but from a business mind set, will stagnate and go the way of Blockbuster Video. If it has too many progressive thinking people the company will over reach and flame out. A group having diverse opinions allows for seeing problems in more ways and more possible solutions.

Diversity of thought has nothing to do with race. It has to do with experience and mind set. Race and culture can affect those but it isn't the only factor. Kanye isn't accepted by "Divesity" SJW types, because he doesn't match their view on what a black man is. They focus on his race and say his thinking is wrong because of it. Diversity of thought people focus on his thoughts and decide what to think of him, ignoring race all together.
 
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I get where you are going with that. Just like with most feel-good words/thoughts, the actual execution is often less than desired. Diversity of thought just as useful as regular "diversity". It's just putting the same theory into a pill that's easier to swallow.

Again, "diversity of thought" basically assumes that all white men think alike, all women think alike, all minorities think alike. It tries to sound deeper than that, but it's really not. A common example is a business with mostly male management. They want another female because diversity is the thing to do nowadays. What is the difference between calling it diversity or diversity of thought? Nothing, but you can call it either if it makes you feel better. If she brings a strong, different perspective to the team, then that very well may be something that the teams needs. However, it does NOT mean that the different perspective is useful in itself. Would Apple, Amazon, or Microsoft be better off with a radically different thinker? Why or why not? Obviously, we saw the difference in CEOs at Microsoft and Apple. Was it because of diversity, or strong skills?

Some companies very well benefit from focus groups/employees/etc of various demographics. Some companies don't need to muddy the waters with messing up what they have going on. You should always be looking for the best person in whatever role you are looking to fill. Looking for "different people for the sake of being different" is a topic that has the same result, no matter how you make it sound.
I don’t agree at all. The point is that diversity of thought should be the goal but superficial diversity doesn’t give you that because people aren’t defined by their immutables. It doesn’t mean diversity of thought is wrong, just that people are fucking idiots for conflating the two.
 

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How can someone's head possibly go far enough up their own ass to form the belief that: "you people are dying because you are afraid your privilege is being taken away."?????????????????????

See mother fudgers - this is what happens when you put fedoras on masses of stupid people, tell them they are brilliant, and then bill them 100k to 200k for your services. This right here.
 
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