If Rev. Todd Eklof is an apostate, so am I. If Rev. Richard Trudeau is worthy of censure by the board of the Unitarian Universalist Ministers Association, so am I — indeed, I am more worthy of such censure than either of these men.
Rather than focus on the 50,000 or so active hard-core racists truly responsible for horrible acts, we spend our our emotional anergy on that white guilt we seem to enjoy.
Silence about our differences — cultural and genetic — can be dangerous to your moral and physical health.
We are all bits and pieces of biological, ethnic and cultural identities, and we are all subject to a complex interplay of systems.
Rev Braestrup: “Invited not to think too much about the grubby details, we … don’t.”
Susan Rice: “We lack civil discourse across ideological boundaries.”