Whether race, gender, religion, ethnicity or nationality, any demographic made up of a diversity of viewpoints, philosophies, experiences, positions, and perspectives.
As with many other animal species, the human species survives and functions by working in groups and societies. People whose brains function differently than normal often and almost by definition have issues fitting in with society.
Looking at different historical numeration systems demonstrates how language profoundly affect human thinking, perception and function.
Wherever it comes from and for whatever the cause, such illiberalism distorts and suppresses science and academic research. This in turn hurts society and often the activists' very causes.
Numerous academics and religion experts have compared the dogmatic use of critical race theory and the Unitarian Universalist Association’s extreme, authoritarian version of antiracism ideology to a fundamentalist Evangelical religion.
Authoritarian political, social, and religious movements use language to try to force ideological and political conformity.
Against Illiberalism: A critique of illiberal trends in liberal institutions, with a focus on Unitarian Universalism
Following illiberal trends in other liberal institutions, the national UU leadership has been taken over by fanatical self-proclaimed radicals trying to transform UU into an authoritarian, illiberal church.
Examining an intolerant and illiberal culture on some American campuses
The Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA) is attempting to both increase general UU membership and greatly increase racial minority membership. While the goals are admirable, the UUA’s radical approach is ill-conceived and likely to fail.