Day: May 1, 2021

The Two Stages of Genuine Wokeness

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THE WORD “WOKE” IS A SLOGAN applied to lefty liberal folks (for want of a better label) who think they are consciously awake because they espouse and support trendy causes and regard themselves as “social justice warriors” (very often confined to being merely keyboard “warriors” and demonstration patsies). As far as I am concerned, such a use of the word “woke” is a misnomer applied to a counterfeit awakening in which a person sees everything through a lens of victimhood, resentment, and a misplaced desire for historic revenge (so-called “cancel culture” being a classic example).

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