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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As I was reading the essay, I was trying to think of ways to agree or disagree in my blog post. After his brief moment of fright, Rauch realized that he was being crazy.

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You do get to that at the end, but the point here was to engage with the idea, not to restate it. You are commenting using your Facebook account. This essay struck me as very interesting. If minorities see these words as hurtful, then they will be hurt by them.

Pluralism should be the way to go by making the best out of bias and not finding ways to eradicate it prejudoce.

In defense of prejudice

Never will this world be free of prejudice, but it can downsize if people use the correct techniques. That is the way the world works in any situation, not just in prejudice situations.


Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here Ahmad Alkandari February 15, at 8: Notify me of new comments via email. Newer Post Older Post Home.

Elaborating on your own ideas and opinions will help this blog become a better argumentative blog and not so much an informative blog. If they choose to ignore them, then they will not suffer.

The best way to fight against prejudice is to refrain from pointing the finger. Call me prejudice I guess.

However, he does make it plainly obvious that he does not think it is right, but he realizes that it is part of human nature. Other than that good job. I did pick up some of the things I missed after reading your blog that I missed when I read the original essay. As for me I did not really understand it as prejudicf as you seem to.

This entry was posted in Uncategorized. Posted by Ahmad Alkandari at 7: Throughout his essay, Rauch does his job to defend prejudice. You are commenting using your Twitter account.

The words can only be taken for what they are. Sai Tapasa February 16, at 8: In fact, I am prejudice for using that as an example. Email required Address never made public. I was very impressed with the point that Jonathan Rauch went for in preiudice essay, especially considering his circumstances. You calling me prejudice is the same as calling yourself prejudice. Jonahan than that I think you are set and are headed in the direction of being able to write a really strong argumentative essay!


Ahmed, you really understood the essay well as I can see after reading your blog. Ahmed, I really think that you understood the essay very well. To dub somebody as prejudice is to dub oneself prejudice. Millions of people have tried, and failed. To find out more, including how to control cookies, see cefense However, I was confused with your blog because I could not figure out what your argument was on Rauch’s essay.

Jonatban 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. In essence it is a doctrine that destroys the mistakes rather than the person who commits the fault; the error gets penalized instead of the errant.

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