By Andrew Klavan August 9, 2017
Google's firing of engineer James Damore for the thought crime of "advancing harmful gender stereotypes" was a dreadful piece of smiley-faced fascism. Damore, as you've probably heard, had written an in-house memo protesting Google's political "monoculture" that excludes conservative thought. And, while supporting diversity, he pointed out that differences between men and women may account in part for their different career choices and results. Google CEO Sundar Pichai sent a note to employees saying that “we strongly support the right of Googlers to express themselves,” but I guess that means something different in the original German since he then canned the Googler in question for exactly that.
Leave aside the fact that this is despicable and unAmerican behavior. It also creates a terrible atmosphere for your other employees, especially the ones who disagreed with the victim. Twitter feed Pol/News/Forever spread around some tweets by Google employees declaring that they would now be keeping track of colleagues guilty of WrongThink.
You can almost hear the slavering hatred: ...
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