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Has anti-discrimination gone too far?
Today is the anniversary of Jackie Robinson's debut into Major League Baseball. George Will called him the 2nd most important black man in the history of the United States. Without a doubt a very courageous individual who had to face all manner of scorn without reacting. He single-handedly changed the culture of the U.S. with only his ability to confront the status quo.
Since then other's have changed the culture for the better by bringing prejudice to people's attention.
Today placing value on anything has become a faux pas because it can then be construed as a form of prejudice. The problem with this habit is that it shuts down critical thinking of all stripes. This would very from subject to subject and individual to individual.
Is this a dangerous meme?
Closing Statement from pat gilbert
This was another one of my immensely popular topics. Which is indicative of the number of people who see this point at all?
Here is another video on this that is quite good