Does shaming work?
Of course, it does. I don’t get anyone who think it does not work against bigots and conspiracists.
I mean, if shaming does not work in general, then how can you explain the self-hatred suffered by members of marginalised communities?
How can you explain women who knowingly support policies which take away their rights as human beings?
How about darker-skinned people desperately wanting to bleach their skin?
Parents refusing to pass down their stigmatised ancestral heritages because they don’t want turn their children into outcasts?
Westerners of Jewish and Asian descents who sympathise and collaborate with white supremacists?
LGBT teens who end up either committing suicide or joining anti-LGBT forces as adults?
No, those behaviours are not inborn. If they are, it does not explain why many of them are the exact opposite of what I describe above.
Well, you can claim the feeling of empowerment is a sign of mental illness and self-hatred a sign of mental soundness; I have encountered the so-called claim too many times before. But, you have to provide actual evidences if you want to be taken seriously by anyone other than your fellow inbred faeces-eaters.
You may be reluctant to support shaming because -instead of planting self-hatred- it may compel bigots to embellish their words and actions in order to not sound blatantly-hateful. Considering the ones in the west are becoming better in concealing their true selves (and there are too many idiots who cannot read between the lines), it is a concern which I cannot dismiss.
But, some of you are against shaming because of your supposed hatred of malice…. and yet, you defend the likes of Rush Limbaugh and Alex Jones -who love attacking anyone they despise- under the guise of freedom of speech.
It is either you are too big of an imbecile to understand the purpose of freedom of speech… OR you just want an excuse for your abnormally pitiful inability to cope with even the most inconsequential human differences.
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