People deserve rights because they are people, not because they are good people.
Examine yourself if you feel the need to think of marginalized groups as inherently good in order for them to be treated as people. And fucking check yourself if you start to think that mayyybe they deserved to be looted and brutalized because 100% of them are not morally upstanding 100% of the time.
Women are not inherently gentle nurturers. Black people are not a race of brave freedom fighters. Indigenous peoples are not all (shudder) noble nature warriors. Jewish people are not meek, helpless sufferers. Screw your "positive" stereotypes, dehumanization with sparkles and smiley faces is still dehumanization, a promise to revoke our human rights the moment we fail to live up to impossible standards.
@ljwrites I'm not a person, I hope to be a rock someday.
@rainonwires good luck
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