For a city (civic collective) that is named for a whack-job of an over educated self-proclaimed thinker pontificating in the smack dab middle of the age of entitlement, the leadership and residents of Berkeley, California, are doing themselves very little favors to improve upon a laughable reputation supported by decades of heedless social experimentation bordering on the inanely bizarre. According to Etympoline.com, the basis of the city’s etymology is derived from the one and only George Berkeley, or the Bishop of Cloyne, who was allegedly one baked potato short of an complete supper in spewing pseudo-intellectual rhetoric that the material world has no physical basis whatsoever, and objects are conjured into existence through mental processes. While the logical fallacies within this 18th century Irishman’s attempt at admonishing material wealth and free market principles are readily apparent, the adoption of his namesake for a proud liberal hellhole explains a lot about the average citizen residing in and around the fervent activist encampments at the University of California.
In keeping the disturbing momentum of cognitive dissonance emanating from a self-serving and arrogant individual flowing into the modern era, the Berkeley city council has once again managed to blatantly discount any regard for sensibility and the basic physical laws of the universe by officially carpet bombing the celebration of individuality, reports Fox News. Council members resoundingly approved a measure to “gender neutralize” city hall and eliminate the use of words such as “manhole”, “she”, and “he”, in the continued deconstruction of the English language. One would think that the leadership would focus on tangible issues such public safety or traffic improvement, but alas. The power of the spoken and written word is being replaced by a whiny nasally emotional meltdown swimming in the notion of “We do it because we can.”, yet Cal faculty and students are allegedly comfortable with the sexist inclinations surrounding their mascot being slang for an older promiscuous gay man. While the short term prognosis of this bitterly snarky, destructive, and insufferable pounding of the chest nails on the chalkboard move makes for must-see smart device council meetings as elected officials bumble and stumble in painstaking verbal corrections for using common pronouns, the future just got a little more unnecessarily complicated.
Of course, tax payers are burdened with the growing wasteful tab in the adoption of policy that will probably lead to a messy legal battle and violates the basic premise of freedom, as the “theys” and “its” outwardly campaigning for humans rights continue to inflict irreparable damage on a functioning republic. Similar to a swarm of hungry sugar ants infesting a cupboard, the PC movement is based on savage instinct rather than critical thought, as the workers shy away from any foreign concept that bristles the hive. The subsequent months after the measure official on January 1, 2020, should be popcorn train wreck viewing worthy, while city employees are given reprimands or subject to training sessions in the aftermath for something as benign as attempting to describe their son’s little league game at the water cooler. (Note- “water cooler” is no longer an acceptable term in describing the office drinking water supply, as it insinuates tribalism and is offensive to indigenous people and environmentalism. The new term of “sustainable aquifer uniting the world” has replaced the egregious abomination.)
The Bishop of Cloyne would surely feel pride that his, sorry their legacy is eliminating objectivity in the mental rendering of featureless beings inhabiting a neural vacuum free from matter and structure. However, the elder Berkeley’s model for the known universe cannot answer the riddle, “Is there matter, if it doesn’t matter?”
As society continues to lose its sense of humor and self-deprecation becomes a lost art in the wake of rampant censorship and the empowerment of ambiguity, this final thought describes the pending insanity of the plight certainly destined to inflict Berkeley with an additional layer of Marxist totalitarianism. The men and women serving and protecting the population are certainly going to be compromised during dangerous situations, as the police dispatcher struggles to accurately describe a drug-addled perpetrator threatening a group of Cal ministry students with a samurai sword, in the absence being able to communicate with individual pronouns. There is no longer exists the face saving strategy of escaping to the men’s room.
At least the city is properly named for a historical dufus continuously assaulting the present and spreading the antithesis to enlightenment.
Read the Fox News story here.
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