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JoshTheBlack said:I think we're going to keep seeing companies acting more swiftly to clean house when people out themselves as bigots as a sort of reaction to 1/6 and the festering of intolerance that has been allowed in American politics. I'm not versed on what she has expressed, so I can't speak to how warranted this was. I am torn between thinking it's good to see companies like Disney act quickly to root out the rot (so to speak) and thinking that it just adds to the persecution complex the American right has. Deplatforming seems to have worked to some degree in lowering the temperature, at least in the short term. I'm concerned that the persecution complex is fostering more radicalization, and it is occurring in less public places than before. I'm not convinced, but I'm inclined to think that erring towards deplatforming/"cancelling" is better than allowing the radicalism to spread unchecked as it has for the last hot minute.
One thing I'm tired of hearing though is people who claim their bigotry and intolerance is political opinion. It's not. We can disagree on how the government should allocate resources, and whether a particular piece of legislation will lead to a better world. We can't disagree on treating other humans as people. You aren't entitled to your own facts.
Now please, go on national news and tall about how you are being silenced.