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I was reading a recent answer and saw this

There may also be issues of humiliating a person (see Kitzur Shulchan Aruch Chapter 63, which while mostly dealing with business-related deceiving, has several non-business applications)

Having no knowledge on the subject, got me wondering:

Is bigotry prohibited?

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    What's "bigotry"? Please better define the action you want to know about. – Double AA Apr 1 at 18:29
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    But I'm still honored that my answer inspired your question. ;) – Salmononius2 Apr 1 at 18:29
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    8 people upvoted my comment, but none voted to close as Unclear. Why? – Double AA Apr 1 at 20:28
  • @DoubleAA, to be fair, I did vote to close, but for a different reason. :) I've seen this on several other stacks as well, I think that since there's a higher threshold for close voting than upvoting a comment (requires 3k rep to close vote), many people end up voting the comment in lieu of a legitimate close vote. May make an interesting meta discussion to see if there is something to be done about it. – Salmononius2 Apr 1 at 20:41
  • @DoubleAA By this definition it’s a dupe. – DonielF Apr 1 at 22:10
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Once you divide the world into the good guys and the bad guys, as we're always the good ones, you simply follow (Teh 97, 10):

"אֹהֲבֵי ה' שִׂנְאוּ רָע"

"O you who love the LORD, HATE evil!"

And from that point on you're free to treat them as you wish.

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    What in God's name is this even supposed to mean??? Please don't respond to this question. It was meant to make a point, not to open a dialog. – user6591 Apr 1 at 19:34
  • @user6591 Is there something non Halachic in what I said? – Al Berko Apr 1 at 19:38
  • Um, try again. Not to mention that the passuk you cite says that we should hate evil, not evildoers. – DonielF Apr 2 at 1:24
  • @DonielF Right, the Gemmorah in Brochos I think. But the idea is simple - once you mark something as evil you're free to exterminate it. That's how Judaism works. – Al Berko Apr 2 at 15:28
  • @AlBerko Um, no, it’s not. It never was, it never will be. – DonielF Apr 2 at 15:34

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