That is really an oppressive thought!

Actually, it is so obviously a liberating thought that I am quite sure you’ve misunderstood both the OP and my response.

Here is a short list of people (and historical actions started by people) who were absolutely convinced that their personal, valid beliefs *must* be made to be significant to all others:

  • The Crusades
  • The Spanish Inquisition
  • Lenin’s Russian Revolution
  • Adolf Hitler
  • Mao’s Cultural Revolution
  • Pol Pot
  • Osama Bin Laden and Al-Queda
  • ISIS

I hope you get the point. All these people believed their beliefs were so significant, so … NECESSARY…. that they felt empowered to force others to believe the same, to the point of death.

I highly doubt you intended to defend these nightmares, but what you said takes THEIR side, not mine, and not that of Stephen Yearwood.

Data Driven Econophile. Muslim, USA born. Been “woke” 2x: 1st, when I realized the world isn’t fair; 2nd, when I realized the “woke” people are full of shit.

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