Something to Ponder on A Sunday in May

“It kind of comes down to what one is doing at the moment. That is why the concept of racist is not as reliable as racism. When it comes to the action/ISM, it is the conduct that matters. When it comes to the individual, it is the human that matters.”

——Bitey, in a comment at:

The suffix “Ism” means adherence or the following of an ideology, while the suffix “Ist” indicates a person involved in a certain activity, field or mindset.

So, here’s my question:

In the fight and struggle for human decency,  human rights, civil rights, and social justice, should we distinguish and separate the racist from his/her racism?: