The authors have evidently had it with geek culture appropriation
(And, apparently, with anything that may give favorable attention to a Disney property… I mean, really guys, do remind us for the twelfth time these are Disney trademarks and why that’s not good.)
But seriously, yes, it is a bad acronym for labeling something we should aspire to… or that the corporate diversity officer has decided we must pretend to aspire to. As mentioned the work itself party revolves around how wrong the Jedi were.
JFC. I had to check if this wasn’t some sort of send up in The Onion. The fact that the article was even written and published in what is ostensibly a respected scientific journal shows two critical failures we see repeated over and over again:
Showcasing a children’s fantasy as an object lesson of what’s wrong with society is a failure of the education system and a waste of education on behalf of the authors and editors of the publication.
Progressives, in spite of good intentions, are absolute shite when it comes to naming and marketing their ideological principles. Which clever nitwit didn’t realize the field day that can be had with a social justice acronym of “JEDI”? FFS