Mario Vargas Llosa describes "cancel culture" as another form of "dictatorship"
by JOSÉ LUIS GONZÁLEZ
Guadalajara, May 25 (EFE).- Peruvian Nobel Prize winner for Literature Mario Vargas Llosa criticized Thursday in Mexico the so-called "cancellation culture", describing it as a kind of dictatorship that threatens freedom and prevents the free exchange of ideas. (Camera: JOSÉ LUIS GONZÁLEZ) SHOT LIST: THE INAUGURATION CEREMONY OF V BIENAL MARIO VARGAS, IN GUADALAJARA, MEXICO. SOUNDBITES: PERUVIAN NOBEL PRIZE WINNER FOR LITERATURE, MARIO VARGAS LLOSA (IN SPANISH). TRANSLATION: Not only authoritarianism and imperialist wars threaten freedom and culture, but also the academic deformation of the culture of cancellation. That kind of dictatorship of single thought prevents the free exchange of ideas in the university, the media and social networks, under the name of political correctness and fanaticism identity.
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