The fact that it is widely ptacticed does not excuse it. Let us thank Donald John for pointing it out and remove all the oractitioners from office.
Call it OPERATION CLEAN SWEEP.
Deducing the cause from the effect is a sort of backwards or perverse thought process. In practical terms it serves the interests, for example, of people looking for a rationale to justify their subordination of individuals they want to “save.”
I am not quite sure how that works yet.