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Tue Jun 22, 2021, 10:26 AM

The simple act of naming/labeling something is powerful, take "cancel culture" for example...

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All those people who are outraged about it today, who think it is some sort of defining culture war battleground, but yet I remember an era not too long ago where...

Gay people were fired for being gay, transgender people were fired for being transgender, people could be fired for not looking correct (Including too attractive), tattoos were a big, BIG, no-no, don't have long hair if you're a man either, watch what your friends do on Facebook, etc...

Could probably fill a book with the nonsense that people had to go through in our recent memory, but this collective behavior didn't have a name, and it gives me an idea, you see something stupid happening in our society, something that shouldn't be happening, give it a name, a new label if you can coin it.

Take Medical Trauma for example. I made it right now.

Medical Trauma - The collective pain caused by the Sackler clan and medical debt wracking our country, including being the #1 cause for bankruptcy.

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Response to ck4829 (Original post)

Tue Jun 22, 2021, 11:24 AM

1. Yup. The ones whining about cancel culture

today, are the same people burning Dixie Chicks cdís and Harry Potter books 10 years ago.

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Tue Jun 22, 2021, 03:22 PM

2. one suspects cancel culture is just the trendy new name for a previously existing condition.

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