Subject: Re: You want racism? I'll give you racism
"BillB" wrote in message
On Tuesday, March 6, 2018 at 10:56:42 AM UTC-8, Tim Norfolk wrote:
> 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.
Not really. Racism is racism, but some kinds of racism are very important
and consequential (ex. groups with power ==> groups with no power), and some
kinds just aren't as important (individual with no power ===> groups with
It's not a redefinition of racism; it's just an acknowledgment that some
forms are far more toxic than others.
Even if I accept that some forms of racism are more toxic than others,
that's not what you're saying. You are saying that the blacks under
apartheid are NOT racists for attacking whites based on skin color.