Cancel culture is the work of underachievers. Especially, on matters sex abuse. Follow the due process when the vice happens, or shut up about it. It says 'according to the constitution', not according to 'Oshiomole's tweet'. Hearsay is not a statute.
It cannot be that we wait for men to get their breakthrough, then bombard them with unsubstantiated claims. The implicated have people who love them. They, too, deserve justice. We will not cherry-pick the legislation to mollify jaundice. Rage is not evidence.
We want justice. I know I do. Abusers must be dealt with according to their vice. But they must also be afforded the benefit of the doubt until proven guilty. If not, let us legalize lynching. That any instance of implication is dealt with on the streets. Let's illegalize the law
Cancel culture has no checks & balances. It is this that makes it very dangerous. Sentencing men on tittle-tattle dulls initiative. We won't submit our existence - & potentials - to the hands of underachievers. Go out there & build your own that you might not exist in victimhood.
Justice is defeated when it is swayed by public sentiment. Because justice seeks truth, not popularity.

"Right is right, even if everyone is against it, and wrong is wrong, even if everyone is for it" - William Penn

"The majority is never right until it does right" - H. Ibsen

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