135: The Rise of Victimhood Culture
Published July 26, 2018
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    Today we have Bradley Campbell on the podcast. Dr. Campbell is a sociologist interested in moral conflict— clashes of right and wrong and how they are handled. Most of his work examines genocide, which normally arises from large-scale interethnic conflicts. Recently he has also begun to examine the much smaller-scale conflicts on modern college campuses. His latest book, co-authored with Jason Manning is called “The Rise of Victimhood Culture: Microaggressions, Safe Spaces, and the New Culture Wars.”
    • The clash between victimhood and dignity culture
    • The sociology of genocide and conflict
    • The difference between honor culture, dignity culture, and victimhood culture
    • Victimhood as a form of status
    • Microaggressions on campus
    • Anti-PC culture vs. victimhood culture
    • Distinguishing real victimhood from victimhood culture
    • Conservative victimhood vs. liberal victimhood
    • Those who embrace offensiveness
    • Healthy Activism: vs. Psychopathological activism
    • The main goals of the Heterodox Academy
    • The need for more generosity and forgiveness among differing viewpoints, cultures, and neurodiverse individuals
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