By equating wokeness with religion, John McWhorter grants too much respect to wokeness and too little to genuine faith.
But these solutions don’t touch on the reality of wokeness as a religion. McWhorter, an atheist, uses “religion” pejoratively, but his understanding of religion is shallow and his arguments about it are underdeveloped. To him, all religions are nonsensical, each having its own “catechism of contradictions.” He cautions readers to avoid debating with the woke, to ignore their “victimhood claims on race,” and to refuse to be silenced — just as one would ignore the religious claims of a faith one doesn’t believe in.
America feels like it’s off the rails under these people who promised to put it back on.
Wokeness is a disease that has absolutely destroyed any hope the Democratic Party had of connecting with rural voters, and it’s now creeping into the suburbs. Republicans did better in Virginia in every county — rural and otherwise — than Trump’s 2020 showing.
Republican pundit Ben Shapiro spoke to a capacity crowd at Florida State University Monday night.
Ben Shapiro, the right-wing pundit, told a sold-out Florida State University crowd Monday that "wokeness" is destroying the country before taking aim at critical race theory and other cultural pressure points.
The 7 p.m. event in the Tucker Civic Center's Exhibition Hall drew a small crowd of protesters who gathered outside the venue with signs and a megaphone hours before its start.
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