My theory on social justice warriors

The Wise Sloth

Wikipedia defines “Social Justice Warrior” as: “… a pejorative term for an individual promoting socially progressive views, including feminism, civil rights, multiculturalism, and identity politics. The accusation of being an SJW carries implications of pursuing personal validation rather than any deep-seated conviction, and being engaged in disingenuous social justice arguments or activism to raise personal reputation, also known as virtue signalling.”

The tone of Wikipedia’s definition illustrates how underwhelmed the general public is by social justice warriors. For the most part, nobody takes them seriously, and we just try to ignore them, but they keep popping back up in the news and social media feeds. You may be content to wait until the SJW fad fizzles out and disappears, but somewhere in the back of your mind, you may be wondering what makes these people tick? Who are they? Where do they come from? What do they want?…

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