On argumentation and shaming

The cancel culture discourse is using "criticism" in two very different ways.

In recent weeks, I’ve touched on a few different points of incoherence and inconsistency that I see coming from the critics of cancel culture. To shift gears a little, however, I’d like to talk about a certain conflation I see from its partisans: the rhetorical merger of “argumentation” and “shaming” under the label “criticism”. Because while both share…

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