An Open Letter on Mascots
Mascots are a mainstay of the sporting world. They are the hypemen. They drive team spirit and keep the fans entertained. That isn’t all to the story however. Sometimes they can open old wounds and reinforce tired, one-dimensional stereotypes.
At Y Worlds, we attempt to approach everything in a manner that fosters a Nurturing environment and an Equality among people. These two components are mutual necessities. To Nurture someone else is a de facto acknowledgement of Equality.
As individuals, most of us make an attempt to prevent the suffering of those around us. We donate to charity, we hold doors, and we make every attempt to be moral actors. Morality is a tricky thing, though. Most would say that it isn’t possible to be ‘good’ and not act when given the opportunity to help another.
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