Category Archives: Prejudice

Heritage II

In relation to “Heritage“, Neil Remington Abramson commented as follows: I agree with pulling down a statue of someone like Calhoun, if his writings were the foundation for slavery. I note, however, that he must have fitted the values of … Continue reading

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Heritage

From Marg. Bruineman, “The ins and outs of heritage properties”, Canadian Lawyer, October, 2016: …by the 20th century, heritage legislation existed in most European cities and began to appear in North America, beginning in Charleston, S.C. What glory was intended … Continue reading

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Atonement III: Quiet Dispatch

Statue “dedicated” in 1924. Pulled down in 2017. It was between 1900 and 1920 that lunching was at its most virulent. As the contemporary Baltimore journalist and sardonic humorist H.L. Mencken explained it, life in the South could be lacking … Continue reading

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Atonement II

In relation to the importance of national, state and municipal remembrance of dishonour and disgrace: It was between 1900 and 1920 that lunching was at its most virulent. As the contemporary Baltimore journalist and sardonic humorist H.L. Mencken explained it, … Continue reading

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Atonement

Amidst the usual celebrations of national, provincial or municipal pride, it would seem beneficial to have an annual day of atonement, to remember all the negatives that have occurred and to vow to do better. Just as an individual does … Continue reading

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Continuum

Seems that much of life involves control of negative emotions, while at the same time having the judgement to know when and how to resist darkness. Focused negatives towards another turning to focused negatives towards a group, and then to … Continue reading

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Error in Type III

Sometimes it comes around, to qualify. In relation to “Crime“, concerning heinous advocacy by Imams in Canada, and whether hate crime prosecutions should be initiated, came across this earlier discussion, extracted: Error in Type (July 18, 2013): Lots of Christians … Continue reading

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