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Wednesday, November 20, 2019

What's wrong with "you people"?

Posted By on Wed, Nov 20, 2019 at 3:24 PM

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Whether it is somebody saying "you people" in a context that appears discriminatory, or somebody seemingly making a broad generalization about hockey players being "bullies," why is the immediate reaction of so many people in either of the instances to demand that offender to be removed from their chosen career or livelihood? I don't agree with either statement that was made, but I also don't agree with an approach that is simply nasty, vindictive and inflammatory. We can criticize, deconstruct and openly discuss things that offend and hurt us without stooping to the level of stripping careers and opportunities from people as a form of justice for our infringed feelings.
—I Think It's Clear Who The "Bullies" Are

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