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  •  these folks don't embarrass (5+ / 0-)

    they are true believers, warriors for a cause.   I don't think many people from outside can see just how warped the view is from the inside.

    •  But they're not the main audience. It's the silent (5+ / 0-)

      majority around them that such calling out is mainly aimed at. If they see it's unacceptable, they are more likely to consider that their prejudices might be wrong.

      That said, though, I think, like small children, some of the racist-spewing 'baggers are not all-in on it. Some, maybe years from now, may think back on being called out on the bigotry, and realize what assholes they were. Either way, it's the soft bigots that can be reached more easily. And if not, at least we can get them to STFU!

      "Government by organized money is just as dangerous as Government by organized mob." -- Franklin D. Roosevelt

      by Kombema on Sat Mar 16, 2013 at 09:29:34 AM PDT

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    •  Actually for me, I do not care if they will not (2+ / 0-)
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      embarrass, I still speak out, I still confront, I still tell them off and walk away and never speak to them again after that.

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      by wishingwell on Sat Mar 16, 2013 at 10:21:13 AM PDT

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      •  that is fine too, but (0+ / 0-)

        Kombema said it would change the behavior, ie, social sanction as motivation.   I merely pointed out these people won't do it for embarassment.  

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