Friday, August 27, 2010

Cross-Post: Bending the Arc

"In the US, opponents of the Cordoba House project have mostly moved from The First Amendment only applies to religions we agree with; everything else is an ideology to The fact that we can spew lies and racist hatred is a sign of a healthy First Amendment, so yay us for being loud bigots! I confess that I am unmoved by the eloquence of this argument."

A woman from the Netherlands writes the above as the opening to a short post about racial hatred and sexism and how we must all work to move past them. It's really beautiful; please go read it at Making Light.

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