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This is a comprehensive list of reasons why “just ignore them!” or “all those racists will die out soon!” are not valid reactions that will solve the problem.

That’s privilege and neutrality and apathy talking. And to quote John F. Kennedy (who was channeling Dante’s “The Inferno” and ancient Athens law about inaction during moral or civil crisis): 

“The hottest places in hell are reserved for those who, in times of great moral crisis, maintain their neutrality.’

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