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Intellectuals and Race: Part IV

Ken1984 Wrote: Mar 15, 2013 6:44 AM
Multiculturalism is the self-imposed Apartheid of the West. Once color-blind was the ideal. Now it is color conscious. It is good intentions turned on their head. KenC
Mother of 4 -- the original Wrote: Mar 15, 2013 8:47 AM
Quite true.

In a different place, on a board where politics are not to be discussed, under a different name I am routinely blasted as a "racist" for believing that a person's skin color and/or ethnic heritage tells me nothing useful about his/her character or capabilities.

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...