The Cleopatra-race discourse is hot just now, but, like most ancient historians, I have no energy for it. These arguments have been had, the evidence has been thoroughly gone over, and there’s no new ground to cover, so we might as well just have fun with the people who care way too much about one answer or another.
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It takes some especially bendy thinking to argue that Elves who are fighting a fallen angel over magic rings can’t have melanin in their skin because that wouldn’t be realistic.
Dealing with problems by pretending they don’t exist has a such a good track record, we should make it the law that everyone else has to pretend they don’t exist, too.
It’s impressive how fast the “Students must confront the harsh truths about the world” crowd turned into the “Students must not be made to confront the harsh truths about the world” crowd when it turned out that one of the harsh truths is “Racism isn’t solved yet.”