Thanks for reading. My intention was not to downplay their impact. I simply think the response to these issues should be proportionate. Prejudice and racism are beliefs that can still change in some people. Most importantly, I want people to understand why discrimination is so much worse.
I agree. Even if someone had some kind of bias, shaming them won’t help. They might be more careful about what they say but it doesn’t address thoughts and ideas. They would need to understand WHY it’s wrong in order to change at all.
I think there are a lot of people who could positively contribute to these kinds of…
Of course. My hope is that people learn these terms and apply them correctly. That way, they can recognize that any individual or group can be a victim or a perpetrator.
Absolutely! There’s so much information about training and the human body. I still have a lot to learn. Just going to the gym is an accomplishment, and the fact that you’re taking the initiative to improve is admirable. Good luck!