I think your remarks are insightful. If David Chappelle's speech were part of a private conversation, his comments could be interesting and thought-provoking. Your ideas would help flesh out that private conversation.

But in a public context, you miss the forest for the trees. When speaking in public, it's not enough to be be logical, reasonable, rational, stimulating, insightful, even correct. The impact of of your words outweigh all of these considerations. Sometimes you have great thoughts that are better left kept to yourself, or shared only among trusted friends who know you and who know how to interpret what you say.

What was the impact of Chappelle's speech?

Nothing good.

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