I Hate the Term “Free-Thinker”

To be candid, I loathe much of the political parlance and buzzwords of the day; words like political correctness, cancel culture, virtue signaling, identity politics, cultural Marxism and more.

My main criticism is not necessarily that these words describe phenomena that don’t exist at all, but more so that they’ve become purely connotative; words with no technical meaning that get adopted across the political as attack towards the Left for behavior often more prevalent on the Right. For example, if these words have apolitical definitions, trying to get someone fired for not…