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Discussion on: What Makes an Environment Inclusive?

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W. Brian Gourlie • Edited

If there is any distinction here, I'm not sure how important it is.

I think there's a huge distinction, especially given how many inclusion efforts in the tech industry have been carried out. In fact, I've published an article on this very site highlighting this!

We've come to a point where terms like "inclusion" and "code-of-conduct" have been tainted in such a way that they are essentially self-defeating. I've seen many instances where people claim to feel excluded if people whom they disagree with are included.

EDIT

A perfect illustration of what "inclusivity" has come to represent, tweeted 4 hours ago:

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Kyle Pollich

Re: Your edit. That tweet is from May of 2018, not from 4 hours ago.

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W. Brian Gourlie

It was from from 4 hours ago in May of 2018, when I made the edit.

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Kyle Pollich

Ah my mistake - something's funky with my dev.to feed.

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