There is no Right to not be Discriminated Against

There is no right to not be discriminated against. I realize that we have invented this right, but it does not actually exist as a constitutional or moral reality. To say that we have the right to be free from discrimination is to say that no individual can ever make a distinction for or against us or our actions based on group, class, or category. This is absurd on its face. We all engage in this sort of discrimination on a daily basis. We all decide who we associate with, and in what manner, and to what degree, and in what form, based on, yes, discrimination. Whether positive or negative, critical or complimentary, we discriminate — make distinctions, decide for or against — all the time, constantly, forever. It’s part of being human.

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