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Thursday, 2016-05-05

Definition of “virtue signaling”

Filed under: Philosophy,Society,Writing — bblackmoor @ 10:46

[vur-choo siɡ-nl-ling]
verb
gerund or present participle

  1. a phrase used by sociopaths when trying to explain the behaviour of someone who has empathy.
     
    “she is collecting cans of food for the hurricane victims, but that’s just virtue signaling”
    “my rape jokes were funny, but I got fired because my supervisor was virtue signaling”
    “people who call Donald Trump a bigot and a sexist are just virtue signaling”

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