One Less Myth

All Lives Matter

Yes, they should!
A good society should ensure that all lives matter equally
So we should make sure there aren't any issues in society that create harm to specific groups of people, right?
Well of course, but you can't solve every problem
Humans have always found ways to reduce harm and achieve amazing things, when they focus on a problem
Some people are just bad.
If we really care about preventing Black deaths, we'd focus on Black on Black violence!
There's a rabbit trail we should explore in a separate conversation!
Well black lives matter activists say cops are racist. That's not true!
We're shifting the subject again, but let's have a conversation about that too