North American Indians are now a protected class of people. You cannot say rude things about them, even if accurate. I am not defending Lynn Beyak’s taste or discernment, I am opposing the desire to squelch anything that offends this second’s standards of what can be said.
“Without a healthy respect for free speech you have no culture of honest inquiry. Without a culture of honest inquiry you do not have the necessary climate of innovation that a genuinely dynamic business environment needs.
“That very narrow and particular focus tells you that what’s really going on is the substitution of one set of blasphemy laws by another. “
We used to laugh at the ideas of sacred cows, which are a reality in India. Now we have them ourselves, wandering into traffic and blocking streets. Don’t be mean to a panhandler. He or she could belong to a sacred group of humans. You know I am not exaggerating.