The practice has a sordid history. There’s always a rationale — for example, in labeling Israeli businesses, or those doing business with Israel, to be avoided.
This is another illustration of what Michael Egnor and others have said: intelligent design was the “canary in the coal mine” when it comes to cancel culture.
Unlike Darwin, Owen believed that evolution was guided by teleology or purpose, and he saw humans as different from animals not only in degree but in kind.
Theodosius Dobzhansky and Ashley Montagu wrote in 1947, “Race differences arise chiefly because of the differential action of natural selection on geographically separate populations.”
Do you self-censor? Would you tell your coworkers what you think about immigration, gender issues, or evolution?