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Intellectuals and Race: Part IV

jturning Wrote: Mar 15, 2013 2:42 PM
"The biggest losers in all this are those members of racial minorities who allow themselves to be led into the blind alley of resentment and rage, even when there are broad avenues of opportunity available"" So many in our society fall into this trap, allowing this bitterness and hatred to gain a foothold in their lives handicapping them for life. I grew up in a urban area, and blacks especially ingrain this into each other and even my wife had to be liberated from this mindset. Blacks see racism in everything, and most of the time it wasn't even there to begin with, and often what they perceive as racism is a result of their own attitudes and behavior. Though free, they place themselves into another state of bondage and suffer for it.
Pistol Wrote: Mar 15, 2013 3:41 PM
It is impossible to get ahead, when your total available energy and time is spent in trying to get even.

Editor's note: This is Part IV in a series. Part I can be found here. Part II can be found here. Part III can be found here.

Among the many irrational ideas about racial and ethnic groups that have polarized societies over the centuries and around the world, few have been more irrational and counterproductive than the current dogmas of multiculturalism.

Intellectuals who imagine that they are helping racial or ethnic groups that lag behind by redefining their lags out of existence with multicultural rhetoric are in fact leading them into a blind...