55:03 | Apr 13th, 2018
jspinelle recommended:Dec 13th, 2019
@mm @epekllis While listening to this, I was reminded of a Dolly Parton's America episode where Dolly talked about giving people grace. It seems like that's needed by both protagonists in this story.
mm recommended:Dec 11th, 2019
Callout or cancel culture is prevalent in the age of social media. Or is it actually an innate trait in humans for the sake of survival? When someone does wrong, is it okay to put them in the public court of opinion and tear them down to bits for the sake of social justice? This episode follows and ...Show More
epekilisDec 11th, 2019
@mm I think what we call “cancl culturee” is a modern version of very ancieent customs including shunning and exiling. Cancel culture is a form of personal social justice unmediated by the state. Non-violent vigilantiism, if you will. My own personal opinion, backed by NO form of research into thi...Show More
jspinelleDec 11th, 2019
@mm Looking forward to checking this out! It reminds me of a book I read recently called “So You’ve Been Publicly Shamed” by Jon Ronson. He follows up with people after they’ve been canceled.
mmDec 11th, 2019
@jspinelle Oh that sounds like a great book. Thanks for the recommendation. Interested to hear what you think about this episode afterwards. There's so much to unpack. I've added some extended thoughts below under @epekilis' echo. Also, thank @epekilis for the episode recommendation! She's been br...Show More
epekilis recommended:Jul 5th, 2018
Gut wrenching episode about the MeToo movement and the rough and crude power of social justice. The community steps in in very painful ways when the system fails to establish boundaries and fails to provide justice.
mmDec 11th, 2019
Oh man. This was a terrific episode. The twists and turns of this story were simply amazing. I wonder how they found out about this case since it seemed so local. Being involved in the social justice scene where I am, I've seen first-hand someone who was called out in this way and is now cancelled....Show More