Apple computer’s Tim Cook, who seems perfectly fine using Chinese slave labor camps to produce his products, says that the world needs more leftist “social justice” in the post pandemic world.
He opens his March 19 Wall Street Journal op-ed talking about “re-examining” how we live.
“This year has forced each of us to re-examine and to change how we live, work and relate to one another,” Cook piously writes. “And for that reason I don’t think it’s a coincidence that the year of Covid-19 was also the year where critical conversations about equity and systemic injustice attained both new urgency and a well-deserved central role in our national conversation.”
He goes on to prove that he knows nothing of science and medicine saying, “In simple theory, a disease should affect all of us equally.”
Uh, no. There is no disease on earth that affects everyone equally. So, even writing this at all is idiotic. But what has the coronavirus shown us? Cook says it shows us rrrraaaaacism.
But in plain fact, the opposite is true. We have all seen, in real time, how structural discrimination and obstacles to opportunity do their work in a crisis. In our communities, every burden—from rates of infection and care outcomes, to economic adversity, to the challenges of virtual learning when schools are closed—falls heaviest on those for whom true equity has always been farthest from reach.
Hogwash. The pandemic showed nothing of the kind. It is the old and infirm, and the morbidly obese that were hardest hit by the coronavirus.
Cook went on to add that “we can’t simply assume” that healing would follow the pandemic, and that all of us have a responsibility “to ensure that what’s ahead is not just the end of a disease but a durable and hopeful future for all who sacrificed and endured during this unprecedented time.”
The Apple boss said education is an essential place to focus, describing it as a “great equalizer” and drawing attention to Apple’s own work through its Racial Equity and Justice Initiative.
He concluded saying:
The old saying goes that the best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago, but the second best time is today. If this pandemic has taught us anything, I hope it’s that none of us can use injustice’s long history as an excuse not to act. Our lives on this planet are precious and fleeting, and fate has a way of reminding us that society is only as strong as those who, for too long, have gone overlooked and undervalued.
So, one has to wonder if Cook is going to put this into action in his own business? Will he stop having Chinese slave labor make his products?
Yeah… probably not.
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