Fides et Ratio

Reason matters. Hoses are racist.  Seattle does not know what to do about human excrement on public walkways but is vigilant about scooping doggy poop. “Some committee members expressed concern about addressing the symptoms of the area’s problems without getting to the cause. Councilmember Larry Gossett said he didn’t like the idea of power-washing the sidewalks because it brought back images of the use of hoses against civil-rights activists.” https://www.seattletimes.com/seattle-news/crime/judges-complain-its-unsafe-unsanitary-outside-county-courthouse-in-seattle/