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Gabriel Flood gives a great answer addressing the information overload and focusing illusion that we experience in the digital age. As I learned in Thinking, Fast and Slow, “What You See Is All There Is.” Whatever it is that we’re focused on, everything else fades away. In 2017, social media ensures there’s plenty of rage to go around.
In his book Sugar Salt Fat, Michael Moss covered Coca-Cola’s entry into Brazil. Over the following decades, the nation has been transformed by the widespread availability of low-nutrition, high-calorie foods.
It’s an offensive word, undoubtedly, and art is meant to push boundaries. If pushing that boundary normalizes the word, then it is going to be used. If we don’t want it used, it needs to stop everywhere. We can’t have language that some people are allowed to use and others are not.