Expressed a long-held sentiment on Twitter earlier today.
For those not cottoning on to what I’m saying here, it’s an understatement to say that exploitation isn’t something that social justice is for, yet the term “social entrepreneur” implies that it’s a desired part of the mission plan. It requires a degree of Orwellian double-think to internalize the semantics of the phrase, because the concept itself is self-contradictory.
My tweet got two likes.
What’s “SocialChangeCentral” all about? What’s their reason to be?
“Looking for #funding and exposure to grow your #socialenterprise? Check out Australia’s premium #socent opportunities hub” – SocialChangeCentral
The bots are doing a fine line in Orwellian politics, but cripes, they’re failing the Turing test. Gawd. I hope it’s a bot that’s done this.
This little episode serves as a reminder: Don’t expect meaning to be generated by engagement with neoliberalism.