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Noun: "(often attributive) a notional pill taken by those who have adopted a nihilistic far-right philosophy"[edit]

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  • 2018, Jacob Davey, Erin Marie Saltman, & Jonathan Birdwell, "The mainstreaming of far-right extremism online and how to counter it: a case study on UK, US and French elections", in Trumping the Mainstream: The Conquest of Democratic Politics by the Populist Radical Right, unnumbered page:
    Once an individual had accessed this page they would be directed to a number of stories that described other candidates, in this case Fillon and Macron, as crooked, and also described French democracy as a broken system (the 'black pill' content).
  • 2019, Jack Bratich & Sarah Banet-Weiser, "From Pick-Up Artists to Incels: Con(fidence) Games, Networked Misogyny, and the Failure of Neoliberalism", International Journal of Communication, Volume 13 (2019), page 5017:
    The Black Pill rejects the notion that desire and attractiveness are socially constructed and therefore malleable, opting instead for more conventional evolutionary biological explanations (Doyle, 2018).
  • 2019, Thea Høiland, "Incels and the stories they tell: A narrative analysis of Incels’ shared stories on Reddit", thesis submitted to the University of Oslo, page 68:
    The concept the Blackpill supports hegemonic masculinity by presenting masculine traits as the most essential element in regards to sexual success, which in turn decides your worth in society.
  • 2019, Sylvia Jaki, Tom De Smedt, Maja Gwóźdź, Rudresh Panchal, Alexander Rossa, & Guy De Pauw, "Online Hatred of Women in the Incels.me Forum: Linguistic Analysis and Automatic Detection", Journal of Language Aggression and Conflict, Volume 7, Issue 2, November 2019:
    They see a dangerous trend in the incel movement: “The spreading of the blackpill would no doubt increase shooting (and suicides) because some young men lose control”.
  • 2019, Alexandra Minna Stern, Proud Boys and the White Ethnostate: How the Alt-Right Is Warping the American Imagination, page 17:
    The black pill represents the nihilism and defeat that some men experience when post-red pill life turns out to be drearily anti-climactic.
  • 2019, Stephanie Swales & Carol Owens, Psychoanalysing Ambivalence with Freud and Lacan: On and Off the Couch, unnumbered page:
    Seemingly going where no self-respecting Red Pill man has gone before, the Blackpill movement has emerged from what is called the "incel community" - an internet tribe of involuntary celibates (almost exclusively heterosexual men under 30) - seeing themselves as victims of female cruelty and thriving on the circulation of incitements to kill women and praising killing sprees perpetrated on young women by other incels (Beaucham, 2019).
  • 2020, Whitney Jordan Adams, "A Rhetoric of Resentment: Dismantling White Supremacy Through Defifinition, Scholarship, and Action", dissertation submitted to Clemson University, page 88:
    Incels that support black pill ideology believe that their situation is hopeless, permanent, and inescapable (“The Extremist Medicine Cabinet”).
  • 2020, Anne Jones, "Incels and the Manosphere: Tracking Men's Movements Online", thesis submitted to the University of Central Florida, page 67:
    The first way forum posters express how they deal with depression is through the term “LDAR” or “lay down and rot”. This phrase follows the logic of the blackpill that life is hopeless for incels due to their inability to reach stereotypical standards of masculinity.
  • 2020, anonymous, quoted in Angus Charles Lindsay, "Swallowing the Black Pill: A Qualitative Exploration of Incel Antifeminism within Digital Society", thesis submitted to Victoria University of Wellington, page 88:
    The Black Pill philosophy intends, at the very least, to reduce the rights of women (and that of non-White people) and their status in society by its reversal to an imagined state of a racialized, patriarchal hierarchy of the “golden age” (Bael et al., 2019, p. 13).
  • 2020, D. J. Williams & Michael Arntfield, "Extreme Sex-Negativity: An Examination of Helplessness, Hopelessness, and Misattribution of Blame Among 'Incel' Multiple Homicide Offenders", Journal of Positive Sexuality, Volume 6, Number 1, April 2020, page 34:
    This same blackpill narrative holds that attractive women, whom incels customarily refer to within their abstruse and coded language system as “Stacys,” have erred, both biologically and morally, in their attempts to have sexual relations with equally desirable men, known in the incel parlance as “Chads.”

Verb: "to adopt such a nihilistic far-right philosophy"[edit]

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  • 2019, Emile Frankel, Hearing the Cloud: Can Music Help Reimagine The Future?, unnumbered page:
    And finally, to be 'black-pilled' is to take pleasure in the end of existence, to philosophise from a perspective of our technological demise, and to embrace the singular bleakness of a meaningless world.
  • 2019, Sylvia Jaki, Tom De Smedt, Maja Gwóźdź, Rudresh Panchal, Alexander Rossa, & Guy De Pauw, "Online Hatred of Women in the Incels.me Forum: Linguistic Analysis and Automatic Detection", Journal of Language Aggression and Conflict, Volume 7, Issue 2, November 2019:
    While some would derive satisfaction from systematically blackpilling the world, i.e., spreading their negative world view, others actively incite violence towards women, or even call for human extinction in general.
  • 2019, Alexandra Minna Stern, Proud Boys and the White Ethnostate: How the Alt-Right Is Warping the American Imagination, page 97:
    Yet some of the most high-profile men in the alt-right are dismayed by the manosphere's hostility, worried that it has become rife with young men who have been black pilled, turned into angry nihilists who might become homicidal or suicidal incels.
  • 2020, Anne Jones, "Incels and the Manosphere: Tracking Men's Movements Online", thesis submitted to the University of Central Florida, page 25:
    Due to the recent history of violence rooted in incel ideology, it is important to analyze discourse online to understand how men become blackpilled, justify their positions, and see violence as a tool to reinforce masculine privilege.
  • 2020, anonymous, quoted in Angus Charles Lindsay, "Swallowing the Black Pill: A Qualitative Exploration of Incel Antifeminism within Digital Society", thesis submitted to Victoria University of Wellington, page 73:
    Incels are a danger to western society, because if we manage to blackpill more low value men, it could destroy this rotten civilization in its current form.