Jul 26, 2020
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In 2020, mainstream liberals like Noam Chomsky, Margaret Atwood, Salman Rushdie, Gloria Steinem, and JK Rowling are fighting back against the tactics of the "woke" far left. Although aligned on many principles, the woke crowd often uses and endorses tactics that perpetuate censorship and ostracism, what has come to be known as "cancel culture." Atheists and secularists from the Muslim world have been subject to this for years, and to us, it isn't much of a surprise. What's surprising is that this realization has now reached prominent mainstream liberals. Will they win? Or will the left's extremists overrun them like it happened on the right? In this episode, we look at both sides of the cleft on the left using a bit of role play: Armin presents the woke arguments, and Ali plays the mainstream liberal. Listen and tell us what you think.
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