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Researcher: Children’s media use cuddly animals to reinforce ‘racist’ and ‘socially dominant norms’
National Post ^ | JUNE 6, 2013 | Sarah Boesveld

Posted on 06/08/2013 3:52:57 PM PDT by rickmichaels

Parents who read their kids stories about happy, human-like animals like Franklin the Turtle or Arthur at bedtime are exposing their kids to racism, materialism, homophobia and patriarchal norms, according to a paper presented at the Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences.

(Excerpt) Read more at news.nationalpost.com ...


TOPICS: Education; Society
KEYWORDS: liberalidiots; spotthelooney

1 posted on 06/08/2013 3:52:57 PM PDT by rickmichaels
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To: rickmichaels

Good.


2 posted on 06/08/2013 3:54:48 PM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (Resist We Much)
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To: rickmichaels

You mean, like Farfur??


3 posted on 06/08/2013 3:55:35 PM PDT by Hardraade (http://junipersec.wordpress.com (Obama equals Osama))
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To: rickmichaels
...the Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences.

I guess it beats having to work for a living. I didn't even know we had one of these.

4 posted on 06/08/2013 3:58:09 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (If you think ObamaCare is a train wreck, wait until you see the amnesty bill.)
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To: rickmichaels

How much longer can these re7ards be taken seriously?


5 posted on 06/08/2013 3:58:43 PM PDT by Viennacon (Universalist Unitarian Church - It's like the DNC, except with more booing of God)
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To: rickmichaels

But sending them to a church with a pastor such as Jeremiah Wright or Rev Jackson is A ok,


6 posted on 06/08/2013 3:58:43 PM PDT by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: rickmichaels

Well, now we’ve come full circle from Grimm’s fairy tales being too violent . . . .


7 posted on 06/08/2013 4:01:06 PM PDT by 1rudeboy
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To: rickmichaels

These are probably people who have never had kids in their pathetic lives. AFAIC, they can shove their useless theories up their asses.


8 posted on 06/08/2013 4:01:49 PM PDT by ScottinVA ( Liberal is to patriotism as Kermit Gosnell is to neonatal care.)
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To: rickmichaels
Parents who read their kids stories about happy, human-like animals like Franklin the Turtle or Arthur at bedtime are exposing their kids to racism, materialism, homophobia and patriarchal norms...

Like Bugger-Me-Elmo?

9 posted on 06/08/2013 4:03:44 PM PDT by Navy Patriot (Join the Democrats, it's not Fascism when WE do it, and the Constitution and law mean what WE say.)
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To: rickmichaels

I guess she would have a problem with:

“Narcoleptic Physically Attractive person”

or

“Caucasian Female and the Seven Vertically Challenged People”

and

“Victim of a Blended Family Forced into Household Slavery”


10 posted on 06/08/2013 4:11:01 PM PDT by left that other site (You Shall Know the Truth, and the Truth Shall Set You Free...John 8:32)
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To: rickmichaels

Isn’t this report discriminatory against furries?

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Furry_fandom

So the left eats their own again, LOL they love their own sick twisted logic don;t they...


11 posted on 06/08/2013 4:21:38 PM PDT by GraceG
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To: ScottinVA; rickmichaels

LOL, indeed they can. These people need professional help.


12 posted on 06/08/2013 4:31:57 PM PDT by darkangel82
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To: FlingWingFlyer
This is Canadian.

The scholars from various academic disciplines meet for two or three days each but the whole congress goes on for a week or two.

It used to be known as "the Learneds" (for Learned Societies), but some of the academics in the social science fields objected to being considered a learned society so they changed the name.

13 posted on 06/08/2013 4:32:46 PM PDT by Verginius Rufus
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To: rickmichaels

This article is just stoopid (sic).
Little kids are not the empty-headed mush brains that some people think they are. They can reason, and figure it out for themselves.
Remember that Dr. Seuss book “Yertle The Turtle”? Most of us learned to read it when we were about five years old.
The king wanted to be higher than everybody. But the little turtle at the bottom of the stack was suffering more than all the rest of them. And he burped. And his burp brought the king down, plunged him into the mud. It’s a brilliant analogy, and little kids get it.
Dr. Seuss was a genius.


14 posted on 06/08/2013 4:33:28 PM PDT by jespasinthru (Proud member of the Vast Right-Wing Conspiracy.)
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To: left that other site
“Caucasian Female and the Seven Vertically Challenged People”

Or single female lawyer


15 posted on 06/08/2013 4:36:25 PM PDT by dsrtsage (One half of all people have below average IQ. In the US the number is 54%)
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To: dsrtsage

Will Disney be making that into a movie?


16 posted on 06/08/2013 4:41:16 PM PDT by left that other site (You Shall Know the Truth, and the Truth Shall Set You Free...John 8:32)
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To: jespasinthru
Dr.Seuss claimed that Yertle the Turtle was an allegory for Adolf Hitler. (Seriously!)

But to the OT, this woman is insane. The traditional family was not just some randomly out of nowhere construct.

It has existed since before recorded history.

And why WOULDN'T it be the norm?

It's only over the psst 40-50 years that it was even considered "weird".

No, a single mom with 8 kids by 5 dads, on welfare, living off the sweat and labor of others is "weird".

I doubt there has been a historical precedent for that in any society.

17 posted on 06/08/2013 4:48:46 PM PDT by boop ("You don't look so bad, here's another")
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To: Navy Patriot
Now THIS is freaky.

The children's book "Why Mommy is a Democrat"


18 posted on 06/08/2013 4:57:42 PM PDT by boop ("You don't look so bad, here's another")
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To: rickmichaels
Homophobia? Yeah, right! Patriarchal? Good.

I'm glad I read these to my kids, and that they continued to read them and watch the TV shows!

I hope they're still on TV.

19 posted on 06/08/2013 5:25:04 PM PDT by jeffc (The U.S. media are our enemy)
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To: boop

hey, cool....those blocks have an “O” and “M” for Obama and michelle...and three other blocks spell out ‘RAT’. excellent work. :P


20 posted on 06/08/2013 5:28:43 PM PDT by ZinGirl (kids in college....can't afford a tagline right now)
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To: rickmichaels

What idiocy.

Point of fact: I used to routinely censor library materials my offspring picked out due to the overwhelming leftist messages most children’s literature contains. At least, the stuff we stock in Minnetopia.

‘Arthur’ was one I could stomach, although it had the circa 1980’s leftist twitch. Even so, I could stand reading happy-nicey-rainbow-fuzzy puppies crap since we have a whole lot more going on that puts this tripe in its proper perspective.

To imagine that the Left has gone so insane that their introductory pablum is now racist and counter-revolutionary just proves that the Maoists are now in control.


21 posted on 06/08/2013 5:49:55 PM PDT by WorkingClassFilth (Hey NSA, here I am. Go piss up a rope.)
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To: rickmichaels

Thanks, I was looking for a list of books to reinforce patriarchal norms.


22 posted on 06/08/2013 6:04:58 PM PDT by OldNewYork (Biden '13. Impeach now.)
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To: Navy Patriot

I have a very ragged copy of Little Black Sambo which I have read to my children and then my grandchildren. Guess these folks wouldn’t be too happy about that - but too bad. They don’t know what they are missing.


23 posted on 06/08/2013 6:09:58 PM PDT by Grams A (The Sun will rise in the East in the morning and God is still on his throne.)
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To: rickmichaels

Maybe give the kiddies books that teach them that they are viruses infecting the Earth Mother Goddess Gaia?

Millstone. Neck. Deep blue sea.


24 posted on 06/08/2013 7:14:29 PM PDT by Fred Hayek (The Democratic Party is now the operational arm of the CPUSA)
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To: ZinGirl
yup, they spell democRAT... and ya can't spell democRAT without RAT
25 posted on 06/08/2013 7:38:47 PM PDT by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: boop

Democ(tree)rats.


26 posted on 06/08/2013 7:52:54 PM PDT by CrazyIvan (Obama's birth certificate was found stapled to Soros's receipt.)
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