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Racist Anti-Racism

PammyFaye Wrote: Oct 14, 2012 10:12 PM
Bulwark, you took the words right out of my mouth!

October 14, 2012

Could there be something to the Hegelian dialectic, after all?

You remember what Marx saw in Hegel’s philosophy of history: thesis, antithesis, synthesis; rinse; repeat.

I think a lot of voters (particularly white voters) were hoping we had got as far along as the rinse cycle, what with the election of Barack Obama and all (racist America elects a BLACK man!), but I’ve got this hunch we’re not nearly so far down the dialectical slalom.

Racism is still with us — even official racism. It’s just taken...