We need an “anti-fragility” movement. It should be a mark of shame to be so fragile that the merest hint of anything offensive causes a melt-down.
Gina Carano has been falsely accused of anti-Semitism by her employer, Lucasfilm. She needs to sue the corporation until everyone involved in the decision to fire her is fired and until she is remunerated for the permanent damage to her career.
[Carano] . . . will reportedly no longer be part of the franchise’s future. The news was confirmed on Wednesday night in a statement from a Lucasfilm spokesperson, revealing that Carano is not expected to return to the series’ future seasons, or to any other future projects in the franchise.Apparently, Lucasfilm has been “looking for a reason to fire [Carano] for two months . . .” Today, her employers found their excuse.
That excuse is that Carano’s . . .:
. . . social media posts denigrating people based on their cultural and religious identities are abhorrent and unacceptable.
Oh, my word. It appears that Carano’s former employer is accusing her of being a raging anti-semite. Clearly, this is a woman who should never work again in the public square. Except that, curiously, Lucasfilm does not quote Carano’s anti-Semitic post. So what exactly did Carano say?
“Jews were beaten in the streets, not by Nazi soldiers but by their neighbors…even by children. Because history is edited, most people today don’t realize that to get to the point where Nazi soldiers could easily round up thousands of Jews, the government first made their own neighbors hate them simply for being Jews. How is that any different from hating someone for their political views.”
It is ludicrous to claim that there is anything about that statement, nor the concluding question, that is anti-Semitic. Neither makes the slightest derogatory reference to Jews.