It is one of peculiarities of language that certain terms become so allied to certain meanings that their more general meaning is subverted to the one most commonly used. This has happened, for instance, to the term “discrimination”. We all discriminate when we use our intelligence. It is the process by which we choose wise courses of action. But the legal term now dominates our thinking – so lets take a moment to examine that.
When anti-discrimination laws were being developed I was deeply concerned that what so readily applies … Continue reading