The Triumph of Diversity

The triumph of diversity.

The population of Orlando Fl is over 200,000. It swells to over 2 million when the entire metropolitan area is considered. The Walt Disney corporation employees over 50,000 people. The local newspaper, the Orlando Sentinel has a daily circulation of 151,000. The University of Central Florida enrolls over 60,000 students.

On Wednesday November 30, a white supremacist group posted their propaganda on the campus. The response? Not much.

The Orlando Sentinel website, at the time of this writing, did not have a story. The ABC television affiliate had a brief story.

Story of was in fact a non-story in Orlando.

In a large population a story of white racism goes unnoticed. Why? Because it is a large population and the populous is more concerned with other matters than a obscure, fringe, cowardly group of people.

We should be likewise. Ignoring them will not make them go away, but it will keep them isolated by not drawing attention to them. And it is attention that they crave.

 

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