Episode 80

Because God Hates Us Or Is Dead, Here's A Whole Episode About Noah Berlatsky And Pedophilia

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September 6th, 2021

1 hr 18 mins 22 secs

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An urgent investigation.

Show notes/Links:

Ben Burgis: “He’s one the most consistently and maliciously dishonest writers alive.”: https://twitter.com/BenBurgis/status/1431686876541325314

More from Burgis: https://benburgis.medium.com/noah-berlatskys-critique-of-class-first-leftism-c9a738caf77a

Old version of Freddie deBoer's Planet of Cops essay, which linked to Berlatsky's work: http://climateerinvest.blogspot.com/2021/06/the-woke-world-is-world-of-snitches.html?m=1

New version, which appears to have excised this reference: https://freddiedeboer.substack.com/p/planet-of-cops

Berlatsky: Katie Halper said we focus too much on anti-Semitism when discussing the Holocaust: https://www.patreon.com/posts/maybe-taking-of-13515855

Carl Beijer on Berlatsky vs. Halper: https://www.carlbeijer.com/p/some-pretty-egregious-misrepresentation-from-noah-berlatsky

Berlatsky Berlastskying his review of "The Coddling Of The American Mind": https://twitter.com/jessesingal/status/1039654096515616768

"Chattering Class War: Punching Pundits from Chait to Chapo and Brooks to Breitbart": https://www.amazon.com/Chattering-Class-War-Punching-Breitbart-ebook/dp/B079P8N8MF

Berlatsky has stories about Jesse but no receipts: https://twitter.com/nberlat/status/1085910748159565825

  • as of when we're posting this episode, his tweets are protected, so you may not be able to read them until he goes public again

All the kids are talking about is Jesse's Atlantic article: https://twitter.com/nberlat/status/1281662776759537675?lang=en

The (official) Jesse Singal Resource Page: https://www.patreon.com/posts/jesse-singal-20353892

Negative coverage of Berlatsky and Prostasia: https://www.opindia.com/2021/08/meet-noah-berlatsky-prostasia-foundation-wonder-woman-rutgers-university-press-author-normalising-pedophilia/

https://4w.pub/prostasia-normalize-pedophilia/

Some of his Prostasia stuff: https://prostasia.org/blog/author/noah/

https://prostasia.org/blog/the-science-behind-adolescent-autonomy/

"parents are tyrants": https://twitter.com/nberlat/status/1338586940157927427?lang=en

This American Life on virtuous pedophiles: https://www.thisamericanlife.org/522/tarred-and-feathered/act-two-0

Jesse's coverage of pedophilia:

https://www.thecut.com/2017/02/salon-shouldnt-have-unpublished-its-pedophilia-article.html#_ga=2.73832657.2138172432.1630631362-1425867110.1621528509

https://www.thecut.com/2016/09/britain-has-a-hotline-for-pedophiles.html#_ga=2.73832657.2138172432.1630631362-1425867110.1621528509

Katie's:

https://www.thestranger.com/slog/2018/07/20/29453977/online-support-groups-can-keep-pedophiles-from-offending-but-they-keep-getting-shut-down

https://www.thestranger.com/slog/2019/07/15/40768104/jeffrey-epstein-is-a-horrifying-person-but-that-doesnt-mean-hes-a-pedophile

Canadian effort to get pedophiles help: https://talkingforchange.ca/

Same deal in Germany: https://undark.org/2021/06/07/radical-and-controversial-treatment-for-pedophilia/

MAP Support Club: https://prostasia.org/blog/an-introduction-to-map-support-club/

Only tangentially connected to PF: https://blog.mapsupport.club/msc/map-support-clubs-partnership-with-prostasia-foundation

Background on policy on minors: https://blog.mapsupport.club/msc/our-decision-to-instate-the-minors-channel-and-switch-out-dms-for-minors

Can maybe help with suicide: https://prostasia.org/blog/an-introduction-to-map-support-club/

About Minor Attraction: https://www.csaprimaryprevention.org/about-minor-attraction.html

Thomas Arthur:

https://www.newswest9.com/article/news/crime/thomas-arthur-terlingua-website-child-sexual-abuse/513-88345e1d-abb7-4e1e-8654-deddb9cf8af4

https://www.justice.gov/opa/pr/texas-man-sentenced-40-years-prison-running-child-obscenity-website

The criminal complaint: https://www.documentcloud.org/documents/6548074-Thomas-Alan-Arthur-Criminal-Complaint.html

Prostasia's statement about this whole thing: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1pYCRHMdbwsjMzEJCX0z2adAh4Lv9jOgDvj8jc9OJ6HY/edit