Barney Fife got it right. In an episode of “The Andy Griffith Show,” he stated that “this badge represents the people of this community.” The badge and the oath taken by the officer behind it are what we should respect, young-looking or not.
Our country has developed various forms of culture over a span of 243 years. We welcome or should welcome different ethnic groups. Modification of our society for reasons that can be interpreted as forced sensitivity should be questioned. One-way streets are hard to navigate in our world. Two-way streets work better.