“I feel a way!” A phrase that has become synonymous with today’s cancel culture.
I have been struggling to reconcile our cultures somewhat shallow shift towards political correctness with my personal moral convictions. This gale forced wind stirring up our society, has created a rift between friends and colleagues alike.
Inherent in the conversations between one another is the expectation that we all share the same social context, have social awareness, and will agree with each other.
This is not a brothers keeper mentality. It is the witch hunt for ideas and policies that don’t agree with your own. Twisting social narratives to support whatever view is popular. The beauty is many people finally feel heard. The sad part is many people are left out of the conversation. For society, to move forward there are bound to be some casualties of change.
Millennials on both sides of the moral aisle have lost the ability to have any meaningful discourse about difficult issues. Leave others to feel just that “other” swayed by popular opinion most remain ignorant to the affects of their voice and actions on the so called cancelled..The word indignant an adjective whose definition is the perfect descriptor for such actors. They the “hurt” display or feel a great deal of anger or annoyance when faced with anything that would or should dissuade their beliefs.
- feeling or showing anger or annoyance at what is perceived as unfair treatment."he was indignant at being the object of suspicion"
Taking twigs of others arguments to support their fragile nest. They leave issue for another.
“ Righteous indignation is typically a reactive emotion of anger over mistreatment, insult, or malice of another. It is akin to what is called the sense of injustice. In some Christian doctrines, righteous anger is considered the only form of anger which is not sinful, e.g., when Jesusdrove the money lenders out of the temple(Gospel of Matthew 21).”