ILLUMINATION
Published in

ILLUMINATION

Birds, Progress, and the Opportunity Cost of Wokeism

Photo by Zdeněk Macháček on Unsplash

Last week the Washington Post published an article called “The Racist Legacy many Birds Carry” with the subtitle “The birding community faces a difficult debate about the names of species connected to enslavers, supremacists and grave robbers.”

The piece makes the case that birding is riddled with racism and describes how many in the community are taking steps towards…

--

--

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
Jake Meiss

Jake Meiss

I'm an electrical engineer with a passion for ideas. Christianity, philosophy, politics, worldview, and social commentary.