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How Apple cancel culture works

By Fortwaynemobile follow Fortwaynemobile   2021 May 14, 8:21pm 266 views   9 comments   watch   nsfw   quote   share    


https://taibbi.substack.com/p/on-the-hypocrites-at-apple-who-canceled

Article gives interesting perspective on cancel culture and actions of execs. Most important is said in last 2 paragraphs.
1   Zak   ignore (0)   2021 May 14, 10:06pm     ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag      

This is ok with me, and I'm very glad they fired him..

HA!

Not because they were morally superior.. Nope. Because I hate Apple. And the more shooting themselves in the foot they do, the faster they go broke. Fuck those"designed in California, manufactured in China" (taxes avoided offshore in Ireland) pieces of shit.

Get woke, go broke.

I know it will take longer than I will probably be alive, but even if I'm 90 and it happens, the smug satisfaction that will pass across my face will be palpable.
2   Patrick   ignore (1)   2021 May 14, 10:13pm     ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag      

On the Hypocrites at Apple Who Fired Antonio Garcia-Martinez
Much easier to ruin a career than mess with a corporate cash cow

I’m biased, because I know Antonio Garcia-Martinez and something like the same thing once happened to me, but the decision by Apple to bend to a posse of internal complainers and fire him over a passage in a five-year-old book is ridiculous hypocrisy. Hypocrisy by the complainers, and defamatory cowardice by the bosses — about right for the Invasion of the Body Snatchers-style era of timorous conformity and duncecap monoculture the woke mobs at these places are trying to build as their new Jerusalem. ...

Speaking of profits: selling iPhones is a pretty good business. It made Apple $47.9 billion last year, good for 53% of the company’s total revenue. Part of what makes the iPhone such a delightfully profitable product is its low production cost, which reportedly comes from Apple’s use of a smorgasbord of suppliers with a penchant for forced labor — Uighurs said to be shipped in by the thousand to help make iPhone glass (Apple denies this), temporary “dispatch workers” sent in above legal limits, workers in “iPhone city” clocking excessive overtime to meet launch dates, etc. Apple also has a storied history of tax avoidance, offshoring over a hundred billion in revenues, using Ireland as a corporate address despite no physical presence there, and so on. ...

When I was caught up in my own cancelation episode, I was devastated, above all to see the effect it had on my family. Unlike Garcia-Martinez, I had past writings genuinely worth being embarrassed by, and I felt that it was important, morally and for my own mental health, to apologize in public. I didn’t fight for my career and reputation, and threw myself on the mercy of the court of public opinion.

I now know this is a mistake. The people who launch campaigns like this don’t believe in concepts like redemption or growth. An apology is just another thing they’d like to get, like the removal of competition for advancement. These people aren’t idealists. They’re just ordinary greedy Americans trying to get ahead, using the tactics available to them, and it’s time to stop thinking of stories like this through any other lens.


Good lesson: never apologize
3   ChauvinsKnee   ignore (0)   2021 May 14, 10:23pm     ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag      

Bought the book.
4   Patrick   ignore (1)   2021 May 16, 2:17pm     ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag      

https://reclaimthenet.org/antonio-garcia-martinez-apple-cancel-culture/

Here's the 5 year old paragraph that got him fired when woketard employees complained:

Most women in the Bay Area are soft and weak, cosseted and naive despite their claims of worldliness, and generally full of shit. They have their self-regarding entitlement feminism, and ceaselessly vaunt their independence, but the reality is, come the epidemic plague or foreign invasion, they’d become precisely the sort of useless baggage you’d trade for a box of shotgun shells or a jerry can of diesel…British Trader, on the other hand, was the sort of woman who would end up a useful ally in that postapocalypse, doing whatever work—be it carpentry, animal husbandry, or a shotgun blast to someone’s back—required doing.
5   B.A.C.A.H.   ignore (0)   2021 May 16, 2:35pm     ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag      

Patrick says
Most women in the Bay Area are soft and weak, cosseted and naive despite their claims of worldliness, and generally full of shit. They have their self-regarding entitlement feminism, and ceaselessly vaunt their independence


I am a lifelong resident of said Bay Area. I reject the "most women" part. Most Bay Area women are not like that. But they are too busy working, too busy looking after family, too busy with life, to scream and holler for attention and play the victim card. They are a silent majority.
7   Fortwaynemobile   ignore (3)   2021 May 28, 9:35pm     ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag      

B.A.C.A.H. says
Patrick says
Most women in the Bay Area are soft and weak, cosseted and naive despite their claims of worldliness, and generally full of shit. They have their self-regarding entitlement feminism, and ceaselessly vaunt their independence


I am a lifelong resident of said Bay Area. I reject the "most women" part. Most Bay Area women are not like that. But they are too busy working, too busy looking after family, too busy with life, to scream and holler for attention and play the victim card. They are a silent majority.


Silent majority is never represented. It’s why world thinks Bay Area is just fags, trannies, crazy pink haired feminists, software engineers, and few illegals doing work.

Most Americans aren’t fucking insane tranny leftist fucks, but according to media you’d think it’s opposite. And just wait till June, gay worship gonna be huge.
8   FuckCCP89   ignore (5)   2021 May 30, 8:18pm     ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag      

From the book:



I like this guy!
9   FuckCCP89   ignore (5)   2021 Jun 1, 9:43pm     ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag      



Sheryl is not very bright.

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