Prejudice and bigotry fester just under the skin until — things get tough. Then overnight they grow like deadly weeds.
The former U.S. president made it perfectly acceptable to cheat, lie, steal and hate others, so why not? Recently, he lied to his own followers, telling them he would be arrested. He wasn’t, but guileless people will send him money they probably could use better themselves.
Here in my city, beating up long-time Chinese-Canadian citizens is considered okay and strangers are attacked for no reason whatever.
Women and children suffer from the frustration experienced due to inflation by the hands of the men in their lives. (Better take a run or a walk and okay, go ahead and slam the door if it feels better.) Crisis centres are overloaded with calls from the bruised and battered.
The Anti-Defamation League reports more anti-Semitic and other hateful racial incidents than ever. What IS going on folks?
Any indignity imposed on another because of race, religion, colour, country of origin, age, sex, or sexual inclination (never selected, always predetermined) is an indignity imposed upon us all.