"Safe spaces" and the new religion of social "justice"

published Mar 12, 2016, last modified Dec 28, 2021

Sam Harris and Jonathan Haidt on the disturbing trend of vindictive protectiveness.

Further reading: Where microaggressions really come from: A sociological account .  From the text:

The key idea is that the new moral culture of victimhood fosters “moral dependence” and an atrophying of the ability to handle small interpersonal matters on one’s own. At the same time that it weakens individuals, it creates a society of constant and intense moral conflict as people compete for status as victims or as defenders of victims.