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re: I'm guessing "woke" is your personal addition to the story.
Last Edit: Chazwaza 04:29 am EST 01/24/22
Posted by: Chazwaza 04:27 am EST 01/24/22
In reply to: re: I'm guessing "woke" is your personal addition to the story. - ryhog 09:03 pm EST 01/22/22

I don't even know why I'm commenting on this, but I think it's safe to say that "sensitive to social injustice" is not what most people understand the definition to be, and I'd say it is the most toothless and specific way to define it. Wokeness as popularly understood, or used as a term, especially by white people, covers a lot more than being sensitive to social justice.
That doesn't mean it's not being incorrectly used all the time, but incorrect use of words and incorrect definitions often replace the correct ones in the public use and become officially added as an acceptable use.

I've also read from black activists that "woke" is only a term meant for black people in the first place. So then the definition of "sensitive to social injustice", which sounds tailored for how it would be defined broadly for use by and application to white people, would be inherently incorrect or reflecting a misuse and misunderstanding. But since it IS a word used for and by white people also, whether it was meant that way or not, I suppose that is irrelevant at this point.
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