Originally Posted by John Pickard
This is not a simple discussion, not in any way, shape, or form. There is a lot of misinformation circulating, oversimplifications being made, to justify one point of view or another. A lot of misunderstandings. A lack of context. And a plethora of issues all rolled up into one big, messy bundle.
I like messy bundles as a method of stirring up debate. People get to pick which issues they are most passionate about and start there.
I don't know why everyone always goes after identity politics; I guess because you can take it personally and people like to speak from their own frame of reference.
I've always found political motivations and what goes on behind the scenes WAY more interesting...