As thought crimes go, racism is right up there as the worst.There is no way back if you are called a racist. But trying to stop other people being racist may be creating more harm than good.
Laurence Fox, the actor was invited on Question time recently and what he said created a storm of excitement.
It doesn’t seem that long ago that the enthusiastic African-American Anglican preacher at Harry and Meghan’s wedding waved his arms with exuberant intensity told them that all they needed was ‘Love’.
At the time there were many of us who wondered if he had been reading more John Lennon than Jesus.
He might have been more helpful to Meghan and Harry if he had mentioned that there are (at least) two very different kinds of love. Continue reading “The two loves – self and the other: the Meghan Markle model of celebrity is not the selfless love of service, royalty or Jesus.”