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Re: Alabama senator Hillary Herbert & birds with teeth
2011/1/24 Anthony Docimo <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
> I'm hoping I read that wrong....because what it sounded like, is the one-drop
> rule (or the "one bad apple ruins the wagon" saying). such as...
> * We can't use evolutionary theory, because Darwin and Wallace either married
> their cousin or a girl half his age.
> * We can't use rockets for anything, because Von Braun was a Nazi.
> * We can't read 'Sherlock Holmes' because Sir Arthur was a spiritualist
> suspected to be part of the greatest scientific hoax in human history.
> * etc.
I do not get what you refer to. I said they were racists which
contributed to propagate racist viewpoints in their societies, not
that everything they said was wrong because of they being racists. Nor
do I ask we should violate their tombs, forget their legacy, or punish
them (were it possible).