There is no piece within this patchwork identical to any other. Some have different shapes, some are made of different material. A large flat rock is at the center. The piece strives for cohesiveness in a community of individual differences.
Are we feeding the wrong urges as a society? The joy and knowledge of diversity, equity and inclusion should be celebrated, not condemned by those who want to fan the flames of discrimination and prejudice.
As the Inuit people teach: "Every man is born with two wolves inside him, one good and one bad. The one he feeds will become strong and kill the other."
"The nature of injustice is that we may not always see it in our own times."
Justice Anthony Kennedy, quote from Obergefell v.Hodges (legalizing same-sex marriage).