Sydney auxiliary Bishop Julian Porteous on the virtue of discrimination. Fourcultures has written on this line of thought before - only discriminate: four versions of justice A Hierarchical world view laments the good old days when discrimination was a virtue not a vice, since discrimination, so it is argued, is the very important act of … Continue reading Discriminate for a better, fairer world!
"We do not support the notion of discrimination. But you have to distinguish between people." These were the words of the Archbishop of Westminster in response to the Pope’s comments on the proposed equality legislation in the UK (reported by the Guardian). Note the slipperiness of language. In its non-pejorative sense, discrimination does mean distinguishing … Continue reading Only Discriminate – four versions of justice