Now given that I find prejudice and bigotry repugnant it is probably impossible for me to ever wholly agree with Corey Bernardi, but I can at least understand where he is coming from. Yep I actually said that, I can kind of see Corey Bernardi’s point of view (I feel like I need a shower).
That isn’t the same as agreeing with it. I don’t, but I at least get why some people feel section 18C of the Racial Discrimination Act should be modified. It is a bit of an unfair simplification to say those who want to amend The Act want a legislative right to racially insult and offend others. The idea that I could unintentionally offend someone with an offhand comment and be found to be acting unlawfully does throw up the interesting conundrum that the lawfulness of my action is subjectively decided by how easily offended my audience is. Is this how our laws should work?
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