For the first time in history, legislators are writing the progressive doctrine of “intersectionality” into Colorado law. They want our schools to teach that the groups we belong to – our race, sexuality and religion – are more important than our shared achievements, our character, and the way we treat each other.
House Bill 1192 mandates that history lessons in Colorado public schools include the “social contributions” of a people who are identified with certain ethnic and sexual minorities. Then it specifically requires teaching “the intersectionality of social and cultural features within these communities.”
If you’re asking, “What the heck does that mean?”, then you’re probably busy raising a family, running a business, and enjoying life. That is, you’re not a “progressive” with a chip on your shoulder.
For progressives, intersectionality is foundational to their doctrine of victimhood – the belief that society is divided between oppressors and the oppressed and that the deck is hopelessly stacked against all but a lucky few.
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