Tag: politics

Why I Left Book Twitter: Cyberbullying, Cancel Culture, and Internet Addiction

Twitter has a strange, sinister kind of force. It sucks you in. It changes you.

How The Book Community’s Insidious Identity Politics is Stunting Literature

Literature has long been used as a way to communicate about the human experience, to broadcast ideas across continents, to connect with people of vastly different backgrounds, to expand empathy, to broaden people’s perceptions of the world.

Book Review: Cynical Theories | Is “Wokeness” A Real Thing?

Why is speech now considered violence? Why have people started to introduce themselves with a laundry list of identity labels? Why is my generation faking mental disorders on TikTok for clout? Why are people so eager to cancel one another on Twitter? Why are we seeing insistences that math and science are racist?

Book Review: The Coddling of the American Mind | Right-Wing Outrage or Well-Written Treatise?

In the past few years, it has become relatively common to see large and occasionally violent protests on college campuses when controversial, usually right-wing, speakers are invited.