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"Canadian Forces warns members affiliated with radical groups"

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Jarnhamar said:
...Facts are racist...

I don't agree with that, exactly, If racism is the belief that one racial group is inherently superior or inferior to others, or that behaviours are determined by race (a set of physical characteristics), then I don't think facts are "racist". The dangerous implication there is that the basis of racism is factual, which IMHO it isn't.

What facts are, often, is "inconvenient". Facts can cause embarrassing questions, or demolish poorly constructed arguments. So, for example, if you say "the police are all heroes who can do no wrong", or " (XYZ racial group) have no choice but to turn to violent crime because of oppression and discrimination", then I think that facts will soon be very inconvenient for you.
 
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