What is a virtue signaller?
“Saying you love or hate something to show off what a virtuous person you are, instead of actually trying to fix the problem.”
Sounds all too common and familiar to me. I see it in many forms online, from the virtue signalling when someone like Cilla Black died to virtue signalling about the light sentences and pandering to animal abusers and paedophiles. It’s the easiest, laziest and probably most insincere form of expression since all it takes is a few words on social media and maybe a sad or smiley face. Then that person can sit back, count their likes and feel they’ve done their bit.
(The virtue signaler)
Virtue signalling is deeply insincere since the majority who do it only pretend to have a strong interest in a given matter. They may even have no interest at all and virtue signal after they…
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