The Social Dilemma

“As soon as he has spoken with ├ęclat, he is a committed person watched by the sympathy or the hatred of hundreds, who’s affectations must now enter into his account.”

~ Ralph Waldo Emerson


I recently stumbled upon an article on the internet detailing the ‘canceling‘ of a certain TikTok star due to some comments she made towards her chef. The advent of ‘cancel culture’, at least the widespread nature of it in the current media, is a direct result of the development and proliferation of the internet social media. It is something that I think is highly toxic and frankly quite dangerous.

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