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Friday, 2020-08-07

Definition of “redpilled”

Filed under: Philosophy,Society,Writing — bblackmoor @ 08:12

[red pild]

To internalize a set of misogynistic far-right beliefs popular with certain corners of the internet; the product of a noxious blend of junk science, conspiracy theory, and a pathological fear of social progress.

Origin and etymology of redpilled

based on the “red pill” philosophy, using a metaphor borrowed from the film The Matrix (1999)

First known use by far-right misogynists: 2012