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Mathieu Bock-Côté: "Mother's Day or Day of the people we love?"

2022-05-27T18:00:48.029Z

CHRONICLE – In a growing number of schools, Mother's Day is replaced by a strangely named "day of the people we love".



The press told us this week that, in a growing number of French schools, Mother's Day is replaced by a strangely named "day of the people we love".

The reason given is often the same: Mother's Day would discriminate against children from single-parent or homoparental families, or, even more, against those who would be victims of parental abuse.

Why then confine love to an exclusive figure to which not everyone would have access?

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Behind this asserted sentimental pragmatism, a completely different movement is revealed, which we have become accustomed to associating with deconstruction.

It is a question, in the name of diversity, of erasing all clearly marked cultural or anthropological symbols, to replace them with more general terms, often floating, and even elusive, deemed more “inclusive” and less restrictive.

It is in this spirit that in 2019, in France, some wanted, without succeeding this time, to substitute…

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Source: lefigaro

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