August 9, 2020
Liberalism vs. Cancel Culture
The word “liberal” has various meanings at various times. What does it mean today? For some, it seems to mean that saying the right thing to support a particular cause is right and just and not being 100% on-board with that is “illiberal” and worthy of the harshest criticism and opprobrium. Such thinking holds that speech is only free if it’s correct. Today’s “mainstream media” seems to be institutionalizing this point of view. Objective reporting has given way to “taking a stand.”
But it seems some avowed liberals are not willing to go along with this disturbing trend. Perhaps, there is hope for the first amendment yet.
Liberals Feel Sting of “Cancel Culture”
Education: BFA in Painting & Sculpture from California College of the Arts (Oakland); Executive MBA in Executive Management from the Peter F. Drucker & Masatoshi Ito Graduate School of Management at the Claremont Graduate University (Claremont); MA and PhD in Media Psychology from the Fielding Graduate University (Santa Barbara).
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