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Not wearing a uniform is indeed, in a sense, a political act. It is a statement that I am an individual, making individual choices about how I present myself to others, and by extension, how I interact with others.

By wearing a uniform, I am making the statement that I have delegated my appearance to some other authority. When that uniform is designed to cut me off from all but the most perfunctory of human interactions, it is explicitly an act of submission, the very antithesis of self-determination.

It is rightly acknowledged that people of faith have no monopoly of virtue - Queen Elizabeth II

by eurogreen on Tue Apr 5th, 2016 at 02:25:07 PM EST
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