Bravo. Thanks for writing this. Truly the microaggressions that festered up by everyone making a big deal about this statue — only in the past year, mind you — have caused greater harm than if we ignored it.

Great closing line, too: “Let me be and by God let the damn gorillas be.”

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David Shuey

Writer. Researcher. Designer. Human seeking better outcomes for all. Empiricism, relevant facts, and logical arguments > simple narratives.