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Gad Saad (/ˈɡæd ˈsæd/; Arabic: جاد سعد; Hebrew: גד סעד; born October 13, 1964) is a Jewish Lebanese-Canadian evolutionary psychologist, author and professor
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- “...These politically correct language initiatives are misguided and harmful. They create highly entitled professional “victims” who expect to be free from any offense, and they engender a stifling atmosphere where all individuals walk on eggshells lest they might commit a linguistic capital crime.”
- From On the Follies of the Politically Correct Language Police in Psychology Today (December 30, 2013)
- "Our African ancestors were the first to engage in breathing. By that logic, I think by breathing today, we are engaging in cultural appropriation of the first Homo sapiens. And so the only way I will ask you to stop being racist is to suffocate - to stop breathing."
- There is no better way to box stupidity than to satirize it.
- It is that unique constellation of genes that makes my personhood, that allows me to say ‘I don’t care what the costs may or may not be; I cannot go to sleep tonight knowing that I could have said something, but didn’t.
- To be against evolutionary psychology is about as intelligent as to be against physics or against chemistry. It’s such a breathtakingly idiotic position.
- Battles require courage. You cannot go to war while being assured that nothing dire will befall you. That’s the reality; there’s no way to mitigate the risk. Now, you don’t have to be a frivolous martyr! You could be strategic as to when to intervene, when not to intervene, how to frame it. In that sense, you can be strategic. But there’s no avoiding it.
- Gad Saad: The Post Millennial Interview (March 11, 2019)