“It is the case that very high IQ people very often are bullied at school”
The left uses far worse language to describe Trump and his supporters. Is that also hate speech?
The College Fix reports:
University lecturer: Calling someone ‘nerd’ or ‘geek’ should be a hate crime
A lecturer at the University of East London believes it should be a hate crime to refer to someone as a “nerd” or “geek.”
That’s right, psychotherapist Dr. Sonja Falck told the show “Good Morning Britain” that insulting someone with those words — along with “brainiac” and “egghead” — should have “legal consequences,” according to the New York Post.
On the show, Falck faced off against mathematician and teacher Bobby Seagull, who calls himself a “proud geek.” Seagull said many think the words are actually a badge of honor.
“While the term geek and nerd has [sic] historically been seen as being negative, people have now embraced the term and seen it as positive,” he said.
Indeed, who hasn’t referred to him/herself as some sort of “nerd” or “geek” at some point in life, which is typically associated with a person’s interests?
But Falck says high-IQ individuals are “a target for being bullied quite viciously.”
“I think people find it startling because very high IQ people are a minority group in society who are very much ignored, they’re not understood and largely neglected,” Falck said. “It is the case that very high IQ people very often are bullied at school, for example.”
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