Woke activists often ruin their own causes with “narcissism” and “self-righteous toxicity,” a left-wing UK think tank said Monday.
The Fabian Society, a “democratically governed socialist society” founded in 1884, warned in a pamphlet published Monday that petty in-fighting often gets in the way of progressives winning what it deems “culture wars.”
“The rage many progressives feel about the inequality and injustice that disfigure our society is not merely understandable and legitimate – it can be actively helpful as a source of collective inspiration and personal resilience,” the report said.
However, “the point at which it tips from a strength into a weakness is when righteous anger becomes self-righteous toxicity,” the group said.
The Fabian Society report also pointed out that activism “can be actively helpful as a source of collective inspiration and personal resilience,”REUTERS
The report warned that woke activists often prove “divisive” when “activists for social justice splinter into factions more obsessed with one another than ending