Discrimination Some important questions

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Our next series of blogs will deal with DISCRIMINATION. Below are questions we’d like to tackle and because it is such an important and wide-ranging problem, we need your answers, ideas and input more than any time in the past.

What is discrimination?

Who is being discriminated against? What groups? What individuals?

How do discriminators actually discriminate?

What do they do?

What do they say or write?

Who is doing the discriminating? Age, sex, location, socio-economic factors, etc?

How do children learn to discriminate?

People are not born discriminators. How do discriminators get that way?

How are they influenced? By whom?

What motivates them?

What reasons do some discriminators use to justify their actions?

How does it feel to be discriminated against?

How does it make you feel when you discriminate against someone?

Those who are discriminated…how do they act, how might they retaliate?

How do discriminators learn that their actions are not acceptable?

How does discrimination impact American society?

What might you do to reduce discrimination?

In your community?

In your business?     

In your neighborhood?

In your family?


Did You Know…

Approximately 21 million Americans suffer from substance abuse. On average, 175 die from overdoses every day.

The sun is 400 times as large as the moon but it also happens to be 400 times farther away. To those of us on the ground, this is why they are almost identical in size.

Christmas is a time for giving and helping others. (So is the rest of the year…)

If you really care for a person but seldom if ever tell them you do, how will they ever know that you DO care?


Three questions from “Humanism: The 10 Most Asked Questions.”

How do humanists regard the Golden Rule?

Every religion’s sacred book includes The Golden Rule. It is easily understood by all.

The good person tries to live up to the Golden Rule in both its positive and negative parts. The positive part: treat others the way you’d like to be treated. And the negative part: don’t do things to others which you would not want them to do to you.

The Golden Rule is basic to all who want to pursue a good life.

Does the Golden Rule, a basic moral law in almost every religion, require or involve a god of any kind?

No.

How do humanists regard the values espoused by Jesus, Mohammad, Buddha and leaders of the world’s religions?

The major religions of the world are most proud of their leaders when they encourage their followers to be compassionate, caring and generous. Humanists share these same values.


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