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About Cancel Culture

a lengthy, informative and interesting essay by Cathy Young in the Bulwark about what cancel culture is and isn’t…

… while accepting that serious cancel culture incidents are, in relation to the size of population, not as common as one would think given the media hype of the most dramatic stories of CC, it is none the less significant in it’s impact on the public discourse, with both conservatives and liberals being illiberal in relation to views that offend them… it’s a complicated subject and hard to draw the line between the truly abhorrent and should not be tolerated and the expression of a differing, even if on some levels, problematic, point of view… i guess i log in as a moderate in this regard… i believe in broad tolerance of expression of differing points of view while realizing that dominant cultural world views, such as the Eurocentric white patriarchal one, are so dominant that they overwhelm other significant and valid world views, subsuming them in ways that diminish them…