That woke politics is divisive is a bit of an understatement. The politics of cultural identity feeds on itself to the point that some of its members adopt customs that resemble the practice of self-flagellation associated with ancient religious orders.
In New Zealand, the Auckland chapter of the Greta Thunberg-inspired climate movement has decided to disband itself for being ‘racist’. Until now, the Auckland fan club of Greta has enjoyed considerable acclaim for organising an 80,000-strong demonstration during the global 2019 ‘School Strike 4 Climate’ protests.
However, the woke members of this group realised that they had a serious problem – they were white. And in the contemporary era, the state of being white comes with a health warning.