Diversity Strengthens; Xenophobia Weakens

Xenophobia is the fear or dislike of people from other countries. In this nation, it has always been said that we welcome all, but do we really? Or, should I say, do we still? Take a minute to read and think about Jerry’s words here … I think our nation is richer for the diversity that we have, don’t you?

On The Fence Voters

The arrival of coronavirus has many on Americans edge, and rightfully so. While most focus on what they can do to protect themselves and their loved ones from the virus, others are pointing accusing fingers at whomever they believe to be responsible for the virus’s outbreak and spread. On Fox News shows one can listen to various Trump-inspired conservatives accuse the Chinese, North Koreans, and even liberal Americans.

Yes, we need careful screening of international travelers and, at times, even temporary travel bans. But the truth is that no one knows for sure where or how the coronavirus began its invasion. We may never know for certain. At this point, all we can know for certain is that on a planet dramatically contracted by modern travel methods, viruses hitch rides and quickly attack even remote locations. Localized virus outbreaks are a thing of the past.

But that won’t stop modern-day…

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8 thoughts on “Diversity Strengthens; Xenophobia Weakens

  1. I commented on the original:-
    I have often joked that the WASPS should intermarry with African Americans so we have a generation of coffee coloured babies who can’t pick on each other and will have chance to MAGA . No doubt the oafs would soon find a country to be xenophobic about and spread their poison there. If only they realised just how much this hate holds your country back with neither side trusting the other.
    Cwtch

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    • Ah yes, you and I have talked about just this! You are right … our nation is, I truly thing, the most racist, bigoted nation among the Western nations. In truth, I am no longer an American citizen, no longer a part of this nation. I live here because at the moment I have no choice, but … I no longer think of this as my nation, nor do I care to.
      Cwtch

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