Clubhouse Cowards. You Gotta Love 'Em...

Clubhouse is a new, audio-only (and invite only) social media platform where people can talk about a variety of issues with others across the world. With an invitation, I joined it a couple months ago. Over all, I like it. (Not being able to type at all on the app is a little frustrating sometimes, but I can manage.)

In the clubhouse set-up, there is what is called a "stage" where the people who are talking are situated. There is also the "audience" where those who are not speaking are situated. People who are moderators (see names with "green beans" to the left) have the ability to mute or remove others (without the green beads) on the stage.


Sometimes, you can see rooms with hundreds or thousands of people, especially if they're talking about controversial issues. On Clubhouse, the equivalent of a "feed" is the "hallway". A user on the app can choose their interests, and the hallway is supposed to be shaped (in part) by one's chosen interests. The hallway is also shaped by people that one follows.


Now, let's talk about the coward(s) that I reference in the title.

There is one thing I dislike about interacting with others on the app: the censorship of participants who are afraid to have real discussions or accommodate passion. These folks (mostly Americans) don't believe in freedom of expression. Recently, I got onto the app and in was a room of Black Americans who were pissed off at Africans. Being African myself, I went in to hear what t