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Comment: I'll second that motion...

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I'll second that motion...

at least if the goal is for the general public to open their eyes. Most of us have been ignorant of one thing or another many times in our lives, and still are. Usually name calling occurs when one is either venting from seeing injustice or wanting to have a feeling of superiority over someone else. It rarely convinces them or others that overhear the name calling, who otherwise would have been open to learning more, were it not for the name calling.

However, I would clarify the above statement by adding that it's often necessary to call out injustice when we see it, when individuals are actively involved. In such cases, it's important not to have a knee-jerk reaction and broadbrush them with a label. Every individual and situation must be carefully evaluated.