Public discussions are part of what it takes to make changes in the trillions of graphics published each year.
From infancy, I had been accustomed to hear pro and con discussions of slavery and the American Civil War. Although the British government finally decided not to recognise the Confederacy, public opinion in England was sharply divided on the questions both of slavery and of secession.
I never stood in a public house bar and alcoholic drink never touched my lips.
There are certain things in which mediocrity is not to be endured, such as poetry, music, painting, public speaking.
There was one public school for boys, and one for girls, but Jewish children were admitted in limited numbers – only ten to a hundred; and even the lucky ones had their troubles.
From whichever angle one looks at it, the application of racial theories remains a striking proof of the lowered demands of public opinion upon the purity of critical judgment.