Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Change Can Be A Contentious Subject For Conservatives

Good Day World!

In the normal course of history societies adapt to change, or they crumble like stale cookies.

Traditions are often barriers to change. 

Because a statue of a slave-holder/Confederate general has been in the middle of a town square for a 100 years doesn't mean it can't be relocated to accommodate those African-Americans that are offended by it today.

The fact is Caucasians have marginalized the rest of the races, from African-Americans to Native Americans, since they formed a new government after casting the British out of the colonies.

It doesn't take a rocket scientist to realize that from the very start whites have talked about equality of man, but their actions have belied that claim.

Non-white Americans today are still fighting for equal rights throughout the old confederacy. Neo-Confederates seek to rewrite history.

Most conservatives mask their bias against other races and the LGBT community by claiming religious reasons for not tolerating them.

Quick example: The so-called bathroom law has thrust North Carolina into the center of a national debate over equality, privacy and religious freedom in the wake of a U.S. Supreme Court ruling last year that legalized same-sex marriage.

A very wise man, Lao Tzu, once said;

"Life is a series of natural and spontaneous changes. Don't resist them; that only creats sorrow. Let reality be reality. Let things flow naturally forward in whatever way they like."

Time for me to walk on down the road....

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