Obviously, one side is never going to be TOTALLY mythological, nor TOTALLY technological. Human beings do have a tolerance for ambiguity, after all.

Look at me. I’m technological, but religious. There’s a conflict there, eh?

But, more to the point, it’s these big picture items that fall into these large buckets. If you believe there exists systemic racism, for example, ok, show me the data that proves that it exists, keeping in mind that outcomes cannot be used to prove intent.

The response would, of course, be <crickets>.

Now, that doesn’t mean that systemic racism doesn’t exist; it just means that you can’t measure it, and if you can’t measure it, you can’t fix it. All you can do is treat it like a game of….

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…and WHACK it when an issue of racism pokes its head above ground.

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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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