I believe that every person is created in God’s image, and as such, they are precious and valuable, regardless of their God-given color or race. Our constitution affirms this by stating, “all men are created equal” and “they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.”
“Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.”George Santayana
Albert Einstein once said, “We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them.” Working through that logic, if the discrimination that existed towards people of color resulted from different races being viewed as inferior or superior, how can the solution be to think of different races as inferior or superior? In the 1950’s you would be canceled and sent to the back of the bus because you were a person of color; now, you are canceled and sent to the back of the line because you are not a person of color and therefore racist. Certainly, the poor and segregated treatment of people because of the color of their skin that occurred in our nation’s history is wrong and goes against the moral standard set by God as being created in His image. However, in our current culture, we promote the cancellation of history and create efforts to remove the parts of history we don’t like. If you cannot learn from history, you are doomed to repeat it.