2017 Well Done - Zodiac Cake
Cake (source: My Recipes)

Get a load of this cake! Of course, the Taurus piece is gone first and they took a big enough slice that the Gemini piece is gone, too.

Anyway, I was just reading the morning news online (which always consists of a lot of bullshit, courtesy of American politics), and I got to thinking about the topic of discrimination. I was wondering what I would do if someone ever decided to refuse me service because I’m an astrologer. To be honest, I don’t believe that I would find myself in that situation because I make a point of avoiding doing business with assholes — the list of companies I already boycott grows longer every day.

But it could happen. I could also be the one doing the discriminating. For instance, I could refuse to serve Evangelical Christians at my place of work. I have my reasons! I once did a book signing in the big mall by my house where a woman came up to me, handed me a pamphlet about Jesus and then proceeded to tell me that I was going to hell. What’s worse is that she didn’t buy a signed copy of my book. I know, right?

She was rude. Here I was celebrating a big accomplishment in my life, and I had to deal with her holier-than-thou crap. But I did deal with it because that’s life: we have to share this planet with one another.

But what if we didn’t? What if it was acceptable for people like me to discriminate idly against individuals born under a particular zodiac sign just because I don’t normally get along with them? What if I owned a bake shop and I decided that I didn’t want to bake a birthday cake for someone? Who would that be? I know who I would pick!

I’m not trying to start a political argument; I’m obviously not the most-serious guy writing about astrology on the internet today. I’m just curious to know who you would refuse to serve. We all have biases. We’ve all been burned by personal relationships gone bad. Who would you show the door if they asked you to bake them a cake?

Let me know in the comments section or on one of my social media accounts.

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