A Museum of Hate

By holding a mirror to the dark side of humanity, a new high-tech exhibition hall aims to teach tolerance

"TALKIN' TO YOU, NIGGER," A voice hisses as the visitor walks through the gloomy passageway. "Faggot," taunts another. With every step comes a whispered insult, a mean murmur: "Loudmouthed kike! Lousy gook! Dumb Polack! Camel jockey! Red-neck bastard! Sexist pig! Goddam beaner! Get whitey!" A wolf whistle rings out and a leering voice calls, "Hey, baby." And with every message of hate, the feeling of alarm grows. "What you gonna do about it, Jew boy?"

For a few unsettling moments the visitor almost forgets where he is, almost forgets that this nightmare of multicultural hostility is taking place in something called...

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