Thread: Cancel Culture
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Old 10.01.2021, 09:53
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Re: Cancel Culture

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Right. I don't think that all the uncomfortable truth potentially "recruits jihadists". This potentuality again is a matter of an opinion.

This idea of grown ups who need to be shielded from data that somebody elses controls...because there are "impressionable, feeble minds out there"? How have we survived the last 20 years of such dangerous internet world? Looks like people need to be more exposed to reality, not less. If their 1st reflex is to get their opponent cancelled. Will it take another 10 years before people mature out of groupthink? Can get together without being policed?

You push people in dissent and undeground, you know nothing anymore, you lose traceability, you create sanitized world where people are no longer trusted and they are reported and cancelled. Apple, Google, You tube, reddit, Twitter are losing big time on this - in the long run. PC policies that everybody likes because they make everyone feel moral, are totally abused, but being even more PC isn't gong to fix this abuse. China is one big PC group think, are people happy and free? People not needing to be validated in the make believe PC world will fix the abuse that PC thinking creates. Make space for others, tolerate other opinions.


If DT is pushed out by extreme measures of biased media and people who cannot stand opposing views, it stinks. It will create far bigger conflict and a long one.

Let's tread carefully when people label their opponents trolls and liars instead of focusing on the issues in debates. These opponents do not deserve to be (perma)banned just because people get irritated that there is somebody with consistent view that differs.
It's interesting when you talk about people needing to be more tolerant of opposing views when you yourself treat people who do not support Trump here differently from those who do. You have also very clearly demonstrated in the past that you moderate with your personal biases.

If there was a group on Facebook that consisted of thousands or millions of people discussing their plot to assassinate Trump, would you feel that that group should not be removed from social media?
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