Shaming is slowly becoming a culture of its own. It addresses issues that are not acceptable in our society by creating a sense of guilt and dishonour to individuals who are considered narrow-minded or ignorant.
Here’s a recent example:
Following Miss America Nina Davuluri’s victory many tweeters where shamed by their peers and the general public because of their racist tweets in regards to Nina’s Indian heritage. Many of those who were shamed ended up blocking their user accounts or privatizing them to avoid these attacks.
What is your take on the act of shaming?
© Valerie Chela N, all writers herein and Memoirs of a Kenyan, 2013. Unauthorized use and/or duplication of this material without express and written permission from this blog’s authors and/or owner is strictly prohibited. Excerpts and links may be used, provided that full and clear credit is given to appropriate author of content and Memoirs of a Kenyan with appropriate and specific direction to the original content.