Rauch develops his argument by presenting specific examples “The war on prejudice is now, in all likelihood, the most uncontroversial social. Jonathan Rauch’s essay is a deviation from the traditional point of view. This well written essay discusses the fact that society is rather trying to eliminate hate. Article — From the May issue. In defense of prejudice. Why incendiary speech must be protected. By Jonathan Rauch. Download Pdf. Read Online.

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Pluralism should be the way to go by making the best out of bias and not finding ways to eradicate it completely.

Ahmed, I really think that you understood the essay very well. Other than that good job.

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: You are commenting using your WordPress. The way I look at it, the more you try to push your beliefs on someone, the more they will resist. I was quick to think that an old white southerner with family ties to the Confederacy would automatically be against the idea of befriending a black person.

This entry was posted in Uncategorized. Other than that I think you are set and are headed in the direction of being able to write a really strong argumentative essay!


In defense of prejudice

Elaborating on your own ideas and opinions will help this blog become a better argumentative blog and not so much an informative blog. Prejjudice words can only be taken for what they are.

That is the way the world works in any situation, not just in prejudice situations. People exist in a society where each person belongs to a type of its own in terms of reasoning and different views on various issues.

Call me prejudice I guess. But that little you did touch on made sense and could have went in the right direction if you would have elaborated more on that idea rather than sum up the whole essay and re state it. Millions of people have tried, and failed. To dub somebody as prejudice is to dub oneself prejudice.

Bigotry cannot be successfully controlled and efforts jpnathan doing do end up looking irrational. He realized that just a simple word turned him immediately from a human being, to a faggot.

You are commenting using your Twitter account. You are commenting using your Facebook account. Notify me of new comments via email. It will not help to call someone prejudice, this will only causes them to push harder.

Ahmad ENGL A Reflection on “In Defense of Prejudice” by Jonathan Rauch

Ahmed, the bulk of your blog reviews what Rauch says. By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. Email required Address never made public. This site uses cookies. The best way to fight against prejudice is to refrain from pointing the finger.

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I was very impressed with the point that Jonathan Rauch went for in his jonatuan, especially considering his circumstances. Never will rauh world be free of prejudice, but it can downsize if rakch use the correct techniques.

This essay struck me as very interesting. To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: Intellectual purity as a purist stance is a direction that leads to criticism by any group engendering prejudice. I think that by reading your blog it has helped me further understand Rauch’s work and what his opinion is.

Keep up the good work!

It is a belief held by a particular group of people making it impossible to describe bigotry and hate speech. In fact, I am prejudice for using that as an example. Just like freedom of expression is present, same way sexism, racism, Christian bashing, racism, and other kinds of prejudice exists. Ahmad Alkandari February 15, at 8: Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here