Anyone familiar with Kevin Hart and the Oscars?
Short version is that the comedian, Kevin Hart, was chosen to host the Oscars this year. Some folks looked through his Twitter history and found some old jokes that could be taken negatively against homosexuals. Tweets from back from 2009 to 2011.
Do you think that was enough?
Of course not. At a minimum, many wanted to extract significant penance from him. A simple lashing wasn’t enough.
I suspect whole bunch of others basically consider it an unforgivable sin, whether they consciously recognize that or not.
His genuine repentance for his comments weren’t satisfactory.
And, of course, his is but a small example of what social media doles out every day. Say something bad, or that can be interpreted as bad, in your online presence and that could be it…the mob will attack and, given the opportunity, will take anything and everything that can from you. Continue reading Forgiveness in a Social Media World