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Criticism about being ‘woke’

It seems there’s a lot of debate and criticism lately about being “woke.”

According to the Oxford languages, the word “woke” is the past (tense) of “wake,” a verb. “Emerge or cause to emerge from a state of sleep, stop sleeping,” also listed by the Oxford dictionary as a definition of woke as an adjective, “alert to and concerned about social injustice.”

What I don’t get is, what’s wrong with being aware, empathetic and inclusive? Where and when did we lose the capacity for basic human behavior?

Hal McLean