Subject: Re: You want racism? I'll give you racism
On 3/6/2018 10:56 AM, Tim Norfolk wrote:
> On Tuesday, March 6, 2018 at 12:10:22 PM UTC-5, Mossingen wrote:
>> "BillB" wrote in message
>>> Yes, I must seem very childish to you for being against Apartheid. After
>>> all, it was just "separate development". Nothing wrong with that, right?
>>> lol What a coupla idiots.
>> No one is arguing in favor of apartheid. We're pointing out to you that
>> oppressed blacks who lash out with violence against white people, on the
>> basis that they are white and nothing more, are themselves advocating a
>> virulent form of racism.
>> This is actually interesting. Your liberal brain is so wracked with white
>> guilt and you are so paranoid about being labeled a racist yourself, you
>> actually seem to condone oppressed minorities reacting with violence on the
>> basis of skin color. This is the type of political correctness that is
>> paralyzing otherwise rational people.
>> In your example of me walking down the street and being punched by every
>> black person who walked by, would I be justified in punching the next black
>> person that I saw, solely because that person was black and I'm angry; or
>> would I be justified in calling a meeting of my friends and organizing a
>> lynch party of the first blacks we saw to get even? You seem to suggest
>> that those actions would be acceptable to you.
> Didn't you get the memo? Racism is only by white people, as it has been re-defined as
discrimination plus power, as has sexism.
> I don't feel particularly powerful with regard to either African-Americans or women, but I must be
so entrenched that I don't notice.
Maybe that's why they call it "institutionalized".