Tuesday, July 12, 2022

Seeing Nazis and Bias Everywhere

Jewish writer Jonathan Chait writes in NY Magazine:
As the Republican Party has moved further and further right, the distance between its right wing and Nazism has grown disconcertingly close. The latest evidence of this evolution can be seen in Blake Masters, the party’s leading candidate for its Senate nomination in Arizona.

Masters, a protégé of Peter Thiel — the Silicon Valley billionaire and quasi libertarian who wrote, “I no longer believe that freedom and democracy are compatible” — has floated a variety of insane and racist theories. He has straight-up said Donald Trump won the 2020 election and suggested January 6 was a false flag directed secretly by the FBI. He blamed gun violence on Black people. (“We do have a gun-violence problem in this country, and it’s gang violence,” he said. “It’s people in Chicago, St. Louis, shooting each other. Very often, you know, Black people, frankly.”) He has endorsed the “great replacement” theory. And he has echoed far-right positions on foreign policy, opposing American entry into World War II and blaming American entry into World War I on a secret plot directed by the “Houses of Morgan and Rothschild.”

Comments like these attracted the admiration of not only Trump, who endorsed him, but also, predictably, the Nazis. Neo-Nazi blogger Andrew Anglin gave Masters a fulsome endorsement on the white-supremacist site the Daily Stormer. ...

To be clear about this, Anglin is not just kind of racist, nor is he appealing to racists with Tucker Carlson–like dog whistles. He is an obsessive advocate of eliminationist antisemitism. “This is the Jews for you, people. They are a vicious, evil race of hate-filled psychopaths. When you do something they don’t like, they will use the power of the media to come down on you, assassinate your character,” Anglin wrote in what the New Times called “a 30-article series that advocates genocide of Jewish people.”

Let me get this straight. Anglin is a hateful person because he says Jews use the power of the media to come down on if they don't like what you say. So the Jew Chait uses the power of the media to launch the above character assassination.

In particular, Chait attacks Masters because of something Anglin said, even though Masters had never even heard of Anglin.

Anglin writes in a code that Jews do not understand. See this endorsement of Masters' opponent.

Jews like Chait have a blind spot where they see Nazis everywhere. Here, he acts as if only Nazis would notice that Blacks have a gun violence problem. Of course everyone notices it.

Racial bias has turned out to be an insoluable problem in artificial intelligence. Even when you try to train robots to be liberals with no stereotypes, researchers find:

Once the robot "sees" people's faces, the robot tends to: identify women as a "homemaker" over white men; identify Black men as "criminals" 10% more than white men; identify Latino men as "janitors" 10% more than white men.
This is inaccurate as Black men are criminals at a rate much more than 10% more. The bias is towaqrds Blacks being less criminal then they really are.

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