During his Netflix special The Bird Revelation, Dave Chappelle spoke at great length about cancel culture and the detrimental nature of a paradigm that favors execution over empathy. A world where we’re constantly aiming our ire towards those who have erred, fingers on the trigger, a chamber filled with old social media posts waiting to unload the moment they say something that could be construed as controversial.

The most important distinction Chappelle makes during this epic set was about the need for allies, even ones that have erred.

“I’m telling you right now, you’re going to have a lot…

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screenwriter, novelist, columnist. His new book “In the Absence of Good Men” is now available.

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