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Cancel Culture Is A Hoax

Free speech doesn’t mean free from consequences. Cancel culture is just the complaints about Political Correctness dressed in different clothes. Douglas gives a primer about what the 1st amendment really means and it doesn’t cover using bigotry disguised as jokes on social media. Finally, we look at the need for transparency as the American Humanist Association looks for a new executive director.

Episode 19: Cancel Culture Is A Hoax

Free speech doesn’t mean free from consequences. Cancel culture is just the complaints about Political Correctness dressed in different clothes. Douglas gives a primer about what the 1st amendment really means and it doesn’t cover using bigotry disguised as jokes on social media. Finally, we look at the need for transparency as the American Humanist Association looks for a new executive director.

00:47 Cancel Culture Is A Hoax
23:40 Looking for the new AHA Executive Director

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Extras:

Roxane Gay Says Cancel Culture Does Not Exist
Cancel Culture Is Not Real—At Least Not in the Way People Think
The ‘cancel culture’ war is really about old elites losing power in the social media age
Burris: Definitely not for thee (behind a paywall with limited free views)
Burris Op/Ed copy (if not available from the link above)

Alliance Open Letter to AHA Board 3/12/2021
Statement from the AHA Board in Response to Open Letter
Justice-Centered Humanism

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Written, produced, and edited by Douglas Berger and he is entirely responsible for the content.

The GCH theme is “Your Call” by Kevin MacLeod from filmmusic.io and licensed under creative comments using attribution 4.0 international

This episode by Glass City Humanist is licensed under CC BY-NC-ND 4.0.

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