December 13, 2021

Wokeism — what it is, where it came from, and 3 tips on how to combat its errors

Wokeism. It’s the new worldview made popular by a convergence of movements seeking to right the wrongs in the world. So where does it come from? Some think that wokeism finds its roots in the post-modern deconstructionist movement that exploded in French universities in the last century. Philosophers there set out on a mission to deconstruct what they called metanarratives. These are overarching views of life and history that help people make sense of reality, like religion and the natural sciences.

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