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Regarding the things that have gone down in Ferguson, and elsewhere (Because this is NOT an isolated incident), I keep seeing people posting about the need to respect the authorities and support the police. I will state here and now--I do not respect authority in its own right, as some untouchable entity. I respect and support individual PEOPLE. There are people in every vocation, every skin colour, every religion, and every walk of life who can be considered good or terrible examples of whatever they are representing. I implore you, do not judge those who are in authority by their titles, do not judge people by their skin--LOOK and listen with your own eyes and ears, at how they treat the people around them. I absolutely do NOT support the abuse of authority to oppress people. I do NOT support destroying unrelated property in blind rage. I support every person's right to live without fear of being harassed, abused, or killed by the people who are supposed to protect them, and I support their right to be judged fairly on their actions and their actions alone.
originally posted by: IShotMyLastMuse
But why is everyone acting like Brown was an innocent and pure victim?
But please stop treating him like he was some poor victim of circumstances.