Political Correctness is the Forerunner of the Cancel Culture

Being Accountable for Your Words and Actions Lots of people ask me how the idea of a cancel culture come about it. I answer that it is a offshoot of “political correctness.” Political correctness (PC) refers to language that avoids offending persons of various genders, races, sexual orientations, cultures, or... Read more →


Cancel Culture: An Ethical Analysis

Evaluating the Rightness and Wrongness of the Cancel Culture I recently blogged about the various ways of examining the cancel culture and its effects on society from calling someone out for their words and actions, to boycotting them and shunning them from society and everything in between. In today’s blog... Read more →


Cancel Culture: A Variety of Perspectives

Cancel Culture: What it is Intolerance in society is being fueled by the cancel culture. The cancel culture is mainly an internet phenomenon where those offended by the comments of another party become denounced online by those who object to the behavior. It is one form of a cultural boycott... Read more →


What is Virtue Signaling and Why Should You Care About It?

Understanding Political Correctness, Group Think, and the Cancel Culture Few terms have been more confusing to me than “virtue signaling.” First, is it spelled with two “ls” or one? It seems the Brits use two l’s and the U.S. one. Nevertheless, the meaning of the word is what is most... Read more →


Famous People Victims of the Cancel Culture

Summing Up the Cancel Culture and Political Correctness When we think of the cancel culture what comes to mind right away is how social media is used to call someone out for their words or actions as offensive to a group. Those offended go on social media and start a... Read more →


What is Critical Race Theory

Is America a Racist Country? Critical race theorists hold that the law and legal institutions are inherently racist insofar as they function to create and maintain social, economic, and political inequalities between whites and nonwhites, especially African Americans. Critical race theorists believe that political liberalism was incapable of adequately addressing... Read more →


Cancel Culture Can Be Toxic to Your Mental Health

Bullying and the Cancel Culture Last week I blogged about the history of the cancel culture, how social media plays a role, the cancel culture and workplace ethics, and how the cancel culture teams together with the woke culture to shame certain people for their words or actions. In today’s... Read more →


Are you ‘WOKE?’

Cultural Shift in America Are you woke? No, I do not mean just awaken from a deep sleep. In today’s parlance I mean awoken to sensitive social issues, such as racism. The term ‘woke’ is at the center of many of the contentious political, social, and cultural debates right now.... Read more →


Cancel Culture and Social Media

Denying Free Speech or an Expression of Capitalism? Yesterday I looked at the history of the cancel culture. In today's blog I examine how social media impacts the cancel culture. Social media posts reflect the historical movement from offline to online cancel culture including bullying behavior. When we think of... Read more →


The Cancel Culture: Learning from History

Should Schools Change the Names of Their Buildings to Placate the Cancel Culture My blog last Monday addressed the benefits and harms of the cancel culture that seeks to embarrass a person or group for their offensive comments or actions. Today, I look out when it is (or should be)... Read more →