Stephen Fry discusses the power of language in our seeming quest to destroy “the other.”
I had a facebook “friend” who would respond to some of my posts in the most vile manner, and I asked her why she was being so vicious and aggressive. She said she just didn’t think Liberals were moral people, so she didn’t really care about their [my] feelings. WOW.
Like he says, once you dehumanize someone else, it’s possible to do just about anything to them — and it’s absolutely true.
This is our daily open thread — Be careful out there, people.