The New Online Trend: “Canceling”

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Cancel, by Definition

Origins of Canceling

Cancel Culture Effects

The Problem With Canceling

  1. It delegitimizes someone’s right to have an opinion. It’s easy to forget that just because YOU think something, it doesn’t mean everyone else has to agree.
  2. It forces people to pretend they care about issues they know nothing about. Popularity and social accreditation make people feel like they have authority on a certain topic when, in reality, they’re just ordinary people with opinions.
  3. It assumes that one opinion holds greater value than the other. Remember, an opinion isn’t a fact.

Why Cancel?

Alternatives to Canceling

Why I Will No Longer Be Taking Part In Cancel Culture



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