The cancel culture ethic doesn’t simply exist “out there” in the larger culture; it has infiltrated our homes. Our dinner tables have become personal social media platforms. Increasingly, this doesn’t merely take the form of political ideology, it is quite simply a fading ability to forgive.
Prince's estate is set to release a posthumous album, Welcome 2 America. The collection of 12 previously unreleased songs is scheduled to street July 30th and is already creating a buzz with fans. But others are questioning how Prince, with his often sexually degrading songs, is getting a pass amid the current climate of cancel culture.
The concept of ‘being woke’ is an attempt to create moral boundaries but without God. It offers only a bleak and hopeless world in which a stern and constantly shifting morality subjects all to a judgment from which there can be no redemption or restoration.
In our current cultural climate, every word out of the mouth of a Christian who takes the Bible seriously is going to be controversial. But the government has no right to decide what is a correct opinion on matters of politics, religion or any other controversial issue and then force citizens to mouth their agreement with the government’s decision.