Source. I was inspired to share this story after learning about Patrick Hutchinson's courage. He was quoted saying, "Just because somebody's up to no good, doesn't mean you have to kill them." Absolutely. I vaguely remember this, but I think I got the basic story right. It was sometime in Junior High. Maybe grade seven. … Continue reading My Friend, the Short-Lived White Supremacist
At the risk of seeming reductionistic, I think there’s this common pattern of thinking that drives prejudice, bigotry, and racism. I find that it requires one to arbitrarily associate a handful of mostly unrelated characteristics, and then to use this hodgepodge to assign value, to impose judgement, or to make assumptions about the character/capacity of … Continue reading Division in the Guise of Inclusion?