It seems that prejudice is latent in the human condition and any excuse will do to exercise it.
I got three comments to this blog post, although only one was made on this website, and, as it agreed with the points made, I will respond only to those that did not agree. https://petercwhitaker.wordpress.com/2021/07/04/the-sham-of-virtue-signalling/ Reply number one: I think that's a simplistic analysis. Most people feel powerless and unable to voice or create change. … Continue reading Responses to The Sham of Virtue Signalling Post
Virtue signalling requires little thought, no self-discipline, and can mask a serious deficit of knowledge in the subject concerned.
Subtlety can hide honesty, satire drags it into the light. Pompous ideas are revealed it for what they are
I have asked previously why we do not have a campaign that is aimed at prejudice in general, not just specific examples, such as racism. All forms of discrimination have their roots in the human disposition to prejudice.
Buying a replacement car is as normal to most people as it should be, but it takes on a whole different aspect when undertaken by someone disabled like me.
You cannot have a debate if everyone agrees; that would be a consensus.