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Rauch develops his argument by presenting specific examples “The war on prejudice is now, in all likelihood, the most uncontroversial social. Jonathan Rauch’s essay is a deviation from the traditional point of view. This well written essay discusses the fact that society is rather trying to eliminate hate. Article — From the May issue. In defense of prejudice. Why incendiary speech must be protected. By Jonathan Rauch. Download Pdf. Read Online.

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Never will this world be free of prejudice, but it can downsize if people use the correct techniques.

The best way to fight against prejudice defejse to refrain from pointing the finger. I found it very relieving that most of my arguments were already argued by Rauch at one point or another in his essay. That is the way the world works in any situation, not just in prejudice situations.

Posted by Ahmad Alkandari at 7: Fencey 7 February 16, at Jonathzn Post Older Post Home. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here What the assignment asks you to do is to offer your opinion of the dichotomy Rauch creates. In the article, Rauch is for the idea that as much as people are purposing to end prejudice, it is almost impossible to bring it to a standstill.

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I completely agree with him on this topic. Just like freedom of expression is present, same way sexism, racism, Christian bashing, racism, and other kinds of prejudice exists. I did pick up some of the things I missed after reading your blog that I missed when I read the original essay.


This dfense was posted in Uncategorized. After his brief moment of fright, Rauch realized that he was being crazy. You do get to that at the end, but the point here jjonathan to engage with the idea, not to jonathaan it. The words can only be taken for what they are. As I was reading the essay, I was trying to think of ways to agree or disagree in my blog post.

Sai Tapasa February 16, at 8: Keep up the good work! Intellectual purity as a purist stance is a direction that leads to criticism by any group engendering prejudice.

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Throughout his essay, Rauch does his job to defend prejudice. It was long which made it somewhat difficult to get through, rauuch as I delved deeper and deeper I got more and more interested.

This essay struck me as very interesting. Email required Address never made public.

Bigotry cannot be successfully controlled and efforts in doing do end up looking irrational. Other than that I think you are set and are headed in the direction of being able to write a really strong argumentative essay! The more you try to make him, the more he will refuse. Jacob Claflin February 16, at Prejudlce agree with Rauch. You are commenting using your WordPress.

Elaborating on your own ideas and opinions will help this blog become a better argumentative blog and not so much an informative blog. It will not help to call someone prejudice, this jonathaan only causes them to push harder.

People exist in a society where each person belongs to a type of its own in terms of reasoning and different views on various issues. By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use.

Notify me of new comments via email. Jonatjan fact, I am prejudice for using that as an example.


In defense of prejudice

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Harper’s Magazine, May The point that Rauch makes in his essay, is that words cannot create violence. However, I was confused with your blog because I could not figure out what your argument was on Rauch’s essay. Other than that good job. I think that by reading your blog it has helped fauch further understand Rauch’s work and what his opinion is.

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It is a belief held by a particular group of people making it impossible to describe bigotry and hate speech. In the case of Michigan student who felt that homosexuality is an ailment that can be corrected using ln, was disciplined for violation rauchh speech. It does not make any sense to try to completely eliminate prejudice: You calling me prejudice is the same as calling yourself prejudice.

Pluralism should be the way to go by making the best jonatham of bias and not finding ways to eradicate it completely. It is a fact that most religions are against homosexuals and not a prejudice for those who practice it. Ahmed, I really think that you understood the essay very well. Ahmed, the bulk of your blog reviews what Rauch says.

I think that you really do know what you are doing and maybe just left that part out because you were carried away with explaining what Rauch was saying in his essay.