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Response to noiretextatique (Original post)

Sat Sep 27, 2014, 03:49 PM

1. I have been noticing a lack of empathy in our nation.


And the more fear claws at the psyche of the majority, that fear of loss, the less empathy they have for others. Their place at the top of the pyramid is in question by all and sundry; past crimes are not forgotten, current issues are attached to historic wrongs that have never been righted, and they fear that they may have to give something up, if only status. Then who will they be? The bringers of new advances in science and technology, or the marauders who only got what they have based on theft, murder, and slavery? The forced respect for their ways cannot continue, and once their majority is gone, it's gone for good. Never to return.

So, there are those who work to change the history books. The forever victims of the White Man Burden. And they know it is all in vain. And there are the others who know the truth and want to be on the right side of history, but inside, they still see themselves as more than others. They cannot help that they were taught that they were special. Full of their own self worth, they can only see those that look like them as being as worthy as them. That's what our society reinforces everyday. In these final years we will see it get worse and worse as they get more and more afraid.

Hopefully our children will look back at this and see how stupid it all was and judges us un mercilessly for our biases. Then it can end.

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