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Vilifying those at the top for their moral failings creates the space for others to vilify those at the bottom.
Is there pride in lying to your children, scaring your neighbors, and vilifying people you've never met?
The more we put our own egos aside and stop vilifying people who are on "the other side" of a debate, the better our ability to love each other as we were commanded, and grow together in faith.
Grassroots activists mastered this inflammatory rhetoric, likening sex education to pornography, arguing that lessons about contraception would encourage kids to be sexually active, and vilifying instructors as pedophiles.