Only You Can Stop Cancel Culture


I used to cancel people, back when we called it “calling out.”

I unfollowed the problematic, passed along the receipts, and made sure to temper my praise of any public figure with the requisite digs at their privileged identities and lack of social-justice zeal. I did it partly out of fear — the best way to avoid getting cancelled yourself is to find other targets. Keep the spotlight on someone else. I also



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Sophia Burns

Paganism, Buddhism, Classics, philosophy, LGBTQ culture, and the art of living well. Former activist; I don’t trust culture war.