||If I feed someone nuts knowing they'll have an anaphylactic reaction to nuts and intending to cause an anaphylactic reaction for the sake of causing harm or death, then I should go to jail.
||And if racism is immoral and unjust, does that not leave us with an obligation to undo its effects?
||But in failing to recognize all the nuances of the problems, we'll fail to actually fix 'em.
||That search yields a bunch of pundits insisting that I hate myself when I know for a fact I don't.
Show me a liberal hating themself, or drop the claim.
11.5K; comments full of racist hate.
Likewise, if I show someone with epilepsy a strobe image with the intent of triggering a seizure and causing harm or death, I should go to jail.
||It could be considered incitement if you did so knowingly trying to incite violence, but the harm wasn't direct.
||but the "ech" is dead to me.
||I refuse to treat a Saudi Arabian person with disdain, but I'm still gonna hate the Saudi Arabian government.
||even though they're parroting the talking points of racist white supremacists.
||They call for precisely that kind of violence every other fucking thread, and their pithy "We don't actually want violence!" post won't fucking change that.
||If I just accidentally have a strobe-y gif open while someone with epilepsy is looking at my screen, I should not.
Intent to cause harm is a long-standing precedent in our country's laws.