Thursday, February 11, 2021

Do NOT Use Genocide As An Argument

I was very disappointed to learn that actress Gina Carana was fired from The Mandalorian.  I enjoy watching strong female characters.  But I saw it coming. You can't tweet that Republicans are being treated like Jews in the Holocaust and not expect a significant response.  Ms. Carano crossed the line.  Even if her point was valid, it was negated by her use of one of history's most horrible events to make her point.  

People seem to keep forgetting that there are rules for arguing a point. This rule is: Never, ever use genocide to make your point.  Whatever that point might be, nobody wants to hear it when you throw genocide into the mix.   The Holocaust, Armenia, Rwanda, etc., are such heinous events, so abhorrent to our sense of humanity, that they should only be spoken of in hushed tones of reverence, not tossed into common discourse.  

It is already considered trite to compare someone to Hitler in political discourse, and most people tend to laugh at the unfortunate soul who heads in that direction.  Genocide is different.  Nobody should laugh at genocide, or treat it lightly.  These events were the worst moments of our collective existence, and no human should forget that.  People who do forget should be publicly shamed, but since she's a celebrity, Gina Carana will likely get a pass. 

We can do better. 


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