Grim Tidings
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Grim Tidings

Woke Propaganda and the Fear of Art

How identity politics ruins storytelling

Image by Vlad Tchompalov, from Unsplash.com

What do the following things, among others, have in common? Disney’s Star Wars sequel trilogy, Star Trek: Discovery and Star Trek: Picard, seasons 11 and 12 of Doctor Who (the ones with the female Doctor), Terminator: Dark Fate, and the CW superhero TV shows (Supergirl, The Flash, Batwoman, etc).

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Benjamin Cain

Benjamin Cain

Knowledge condemns. Art redeems. I learned that as an artistic writer who did a doctorate in philosophy. We should try to see the dark comedy in all things.