Tag: racism


Old Timey Racism

I like Jules Verne. I do. And I know it’s problematic to apply current day social codes to someone from a hundred and fifty years ago. Well, not really problematic, inasmuch as they were in the wrong about how they treated minorities. The problem comes in disregarding them completely because of attitudes that at the …



I love a good taboo as much as the next guy, but… Who am I kidding?  I don’t believe taboos should be a thing, unless they’re accompanied by sound logic.   For example, racism is taboo because it pre-judges people based on the colour of their skin and not the content of their characters.  Given that …