Cancel Culture Fails to Support Individual Growth

Cancel Culture Fails To Support Our Growth As Individuals, And It Needs To Stop

I'm getting real sick and tired of punishing people for mistakes they made years and years ago.

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Let's talk about the Liam Neeson scandal from a couple weeks ago. In case you forgot, (because there's a new scandal every ten seconds let's be real) Liam Neeson got in a whole lot of trouble at the beginning of the month. If you don't know this story already or haven't heard the audio clip I highly recommend listening to it here.

Well following this, of course, there was outrage. Some people defended Neeson, and a lot of people criticized him. Apologies were issued and even Neeson's film premiere was canceled. Many are calling Neeson a racist, but I feel like everyone is just jumping on the cancel wagon without really listening to what Neeson said. He says in the interview, "It was horrible, horrible when I think back, that I did that. And I've never admitted that." Does that sound like something someone who hates black people would say? Cause to me it sounds like Neeson is opening up about something he is ashamed of and using it as a lesson to say, this is what you don't do.

This isn't the first case of cancel culture blowing something from a person's past way out of proportion. The Oscars are having their first year without a host since 1989, because of Kevin Hart's tweets from 2010! That's nine years ago. Excuse me but nine years ago I was still in junior high. I've changed more in the last three years, let alone nine. So why are we ready to burn people at the stake for mistakes they made so long ago when they are obviously not the same person anymore?

People change and grow, and so does society. We make mistakes, and some things used to be more acceptable than they are now. I'm not saying that if you were born in 1960 and grew up when racism was socially acceptable that you can still be racist. But if you used to be racist, or sexist, or homophobic, and you've grown and changed and are no longer that way, why should we punish you? We want people to grow past these things, don't we? So why are we punishing them for it? Let the past stay the past, we should be pushing for a better future.

So seriously, take a hint from "Frozen" and let it go. Focus on helping people grow by educating them, not tearing down those who have already grown. And stop cancel culture!

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The End Of The Semester As Told By Todd Chrisley

Because we're all a little dramatic like Todd sometimes.
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The last 3-4 weeks of every college student's semester are always crazy hectic.

We have last minute assignments, group projects, and exams all squeezed into the last few weeks before break.

Sometimes we all need a little humor, and sometimes we are all a little dramatic, so why not experience the last few weeks of the semester as told by the king of drama himself, Todd Chrisley of "Chrisley Knows Best."

1. Sitting in class listening to your professor explain upcoming assignments/exams.

2. When your group project members refuse to do anything until the night before it's due or just show up the day of to present.


3. When you and your roommate try to cook with whatever few ingredients you have left in stock.

Because we definitely want to avoid going to the grocery store at the end of the semester if we can.

4. When your parents get tired of you calling them about every little inconvenience in your life.

5. Sitting down to work on assignments.


6. Your thoughts when the professor is telling you what they want from you out of an assignment.


7. When you've had about 30 mental breakdowns in two days.

8. Trying to search out the class for the right group members.

9. The last few days of classes where everyone and everything is getting on your nerves.

10. When your friend suggests going out but you're just done with the world.

11. This. On the daily.

12. When all you want to do is snuggle up and watch Christmas movies.


13. Studying and realizing you know nothing.


14. When your finals are over and it's finally time to go home for break.


You're finally back to your old self.

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The End Of The Spring Semester Told By The Kardashian/Jenner Clan

Khloe is the queen of college feelings!

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The end of the spring semester can be anything but relaxing. Grades, projects, studying, and exams all just seem to pile up and surprise us at the dead end. But Kardashian/Jenner clan always know just what to say to make us feel better.

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