Thursday, June 25, 2020

An Immodest Proposal

Some Definitions:

Cancel: delete, annul, invalidate, nullify, abolish, void, revoke, negate, scratch

Cancel Culture: Canceling and cancel culture have to do with the removing of support for public figures in response to their objectionable behavior or opinions.

"“Cancel Culture” originally referred to having someone “canceled” from social media platforms for putting forth “objectionable behavior or opinions” but quickly mutated to a higher stakes game. Soon the woke mob was demanding that people whose opinions somehow offended them or they simply didn’t agree with be silenced not just on socials but in reality. They demanded they be fired from their jobs, their lectures, performances, writings be canceled, their products boycotted and ultimately their prior achievements negated.

The angry mob, feeling their unchecked power, quickly up their demands. Now they want police departments  canceled (because – oppression!) and statues (because, oppressors!) toppled.

So allow me, if I may, to make an immodest proposal: as we are clearly rewriting the history of this country anyway, and as it appears to be at the root of the angry mob’s animosity, why don’t we simply cancel slavery? Holocaust denial seems to work for Muslims so why can’t slavery denial work for Americans? We wouldn’t have to go so far as to claim it was a hoax, we can simply cancel it in its entirety – like it never even happened!

Just think of it as history restoration.

George Orwell Quote "The Most Effective Way to Destroy People is ...