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the other side of discrimination

found this very interesting quote in a very interesting article on slate.com:

It is odd, when you think about it, that we accuse racists of "discrimination." This is the very thing of which they are by definition incapable: They think all members of certain groups are the same.

i think it's a good point. just as flammable and inflammable mean the same thing, this is just another lovely little irony of the lovely little english language.