The internet is booming, and so is cancel culture.
I’m not talking about calling out genuine wrongdoing – I’ll happily raise my banner high in the air when it comes to fighting blatant inequality, ableism, racism and injustice. No, what I struggle with is when cancel culture is used as an excuse for someone to be an absolute prick for no real reason.
I have seen people form a witch hunt with barely a second’s thought for the fact it will go on to ruin peoples lives and careers. And I wonder, where is the line? When is it ok for us to become the judge and executioner? I struggle to know where the boundary lies, because while the Harvey Weinsteins and Jeffery Epsteins of the world needed to be called out publicly, many others who have come under the internet’s spotlight are arguably more guilty of idiocy than evil.
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