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Racism discriminates against skin color. Abortion discriminates against stage of life.

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It’s good to avoid cruelty (both prenatal and postnatal)

If there can be prenatal care, there can be prenatal cruelty. If society can dehumanize the unborn because they aren’t “viable,” what’s to stop the dehumanizing of the unviable elderly? Both racism and abortion are cruel. Racism is postnatal cruelty. … Continue reading

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Truth is for telling

Truth is for telling. That’s called honesty. When mixed with mercy and love, it’s powerfully healing. People who are kind, fair, and compassionate in their interactions with all sorts of people are rarely called racist. If you’re not a racist, … Continue reading

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Going beyond misperception is the key to kindness

Misperception produces deception. Humble reception of truth gives clear perception. To overcome violence in society we must silence hostility and replace it with a culture of kindness and respect for all human life. Both accusations and denials of racism miss … Continue reading

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Remembering some of America’s forgotten mothers on Mothers Day

We’ve forgotten the millions of mothers in America who were brutalized by legalized human trafficking. We’ve forgotten the 4,000+ American mothers whose son or daughter was murdered by racist lynchings. We’ve forgotten the millions of American mothers treated as inferior … Continue reading

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Learning from a black bus driver . . .

Sitting in a parked bus alone with a black bus driver, I began to tell him about my book, Off the RACE Track. After more than an hour, he began to open up to me. About that time a white … Continue reading

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When racism is gone, gone, gone . . .

When racism’s gone, skin color will be like eye color, noticed, but not definitive of people’s behavior or character. When racism’s gone, the idea that human value can be determined by skin-color will be seen as absurd. When racism’s gone, … Continue reading

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