No one is without prejudice, not you, not me, not anyone.
It’s strange that in the land of the free this prejudice runs rampant right through to the very core of the constitution. Total freedom for the individual implicitly allows for and legislates in favor of the individuals right to discriminate and to choose what is best solely for themselves.
I guess this is why black kids in hoodies get shot on their way home from the candy store.
We all have our prejudices, the value (less) judgments we make against the people groups or type of our choosing are obvious to anyone who chooses to travel with us in our motor vehicles.
The trouble with bigotry is not bigotry itself but rather the ignorance of it.
We have to own our bigotry; the sad, arrogant, ignorant part of each us that is quick to anger and too impatient to try and understand.
2012 Copyright – Seven Sentences – You are bigot