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Comedian Rowan Atkinson: Cancel Culture “Like A Medieval Mob”, by Tyler Durden

There’s a lot of people out there who can’t take a joke. From Tyler Durden at zerohedge.com:

British star has a long history of defending free speech against the language police

Rowan Atkinson, famous for portraying the characters Mr Bean and Blackadder, has once again hit headlines for slamming the rise of a destructive cancel culture.

In an interview with the UK’s Radio Times, Atkinson described online trolls trying to ban everything as “the digital equivalent of the medieval mob.”

“The problem we have online is that an algorithm decides what we want to see, which ends up creating a simplistic, binary view of society,” he said.

“It becomes a case of either you’re with us or against us. And if you’re against us, you deserve to be ‘cancelled’,” the British comedian emphasised.

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