The Purple Evolution

Episode 11: Cancel Culture

August 17, 2020 Armand Dellavolpe and Doug Halper Season 1 Episode 11
The Purple Evolution
Episode 11: Cancel Culture
Show Notes

“Cancel Culture,” or the purposeful derailing of another’s career, reputation or even life is becoming an epidemic in America.  Why now?  Where does this attack mentality stem from?  Boycotting is a form of protest but Cancel Culture seems to go beyond the protesting of a person’s product or service – it protests the person; denying the leeway to make mistakes.  And many of the words or actions that act as the impetus for cancellation are not even offensive to the masses but, rather, the outspoken minority.  What are the pros and cons to this trend that has gained so much momentum?  And where does the balance lie?