Positive discrimination: Positive contribution to the debate discovered online

I’ve just discovered Tony Pettengell’s piece ‘Why positive discrimination is a positively stupid idea’ via a Google search, and wanted to say well done on a well-written and balanced article.

In an increasingly politically correct world, it’s nice to hear the odd sane voice. Sadly, I think positive discrimination (or, to call it by its proper name, racism) is becoming more accepted and commonplace.

Like Martin Luther King, I also once dreamed of a society where the content of someone’s personality counted rather than the colour of their skin. Instead, we seem to be swapping one form of racism for another.

Paul Wilton, web developer

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