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If you want to slap the worst imaginable label on an organization, you call it a hate group.
If you want to push a category of discourse straight into the realm of the utterly unacceptable, you call it hate speech.
In this case as in that one, something that’s supposed to make things better doesn’t seem to be doing the trick—in fact, quite the opposite—and it’s time that we talked about that.
You know the assumption I have in mind, dear reader.
As it turns out, we have a very good idea what happens in this case, because a first-rate example of the phenomenon finally completed its historical trajectory on the edge of living memory.Back in the Victorian era, the privileged classes defined themselves as the Good People, the moral, virtuous, pure people, which in the language of the time meant the people who didn’t have sexual desires.They accordingly defined their social inferiors as beastly, horrid, filthy—that is to say, sexual beings.It occurred to me the other day that there’s a curious disconnect between one of the most common assumptions most of us make about how to make the world better, on the one hand, and the results that this assumption has had when put into practice, on the other.It’s reminiscent of the realization that led James Hillman and Michael Ventura to title a once-notorious book of theirs .