MAYBE WE SHOULD STOP EXALTING PEOPLE AND START EXALTING IDEAS
The problem isn't Cancel Culture, per se. The problem is the overlap between capital and the public discourse. When advertising dollars rest on what a person says, capital will often become the priority when the norms of discourse are violated.
You agree with the protestors, you'll find plenty of examples on-line of protestors doing noble and heroic things. Think the protestors are nothing more than Antifa scum? You'll have this assumption reinforced when all of your friends post pictures and video of masked rioters breaking windows and flipping cars. Think the police are heroes? You'll get all kinds of footage of police being heroic. Think the police are fascist scum? Yeah. You'll be able to download outrageous acts of brutality.
Where mankind stands in the robot age will depend on the vitality of democracy when the transition happens.
If there were ever a time for stepping up a cultural critique of American militarism and our "forever war" footing, it's now.
there's a great deal to discuss and there's a great deal to learn about the United States' support for Israel and the associated political discourse. The issues are complicated. Twitter is really not the place for it.