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#1 Identity politics is the lifeblood of both entitlement and the culture of victimhood. Identity politics is applied to everything else, why not 'crime and suicide?'
Posted by Besoeker 2019-08-20 04:26||
#2 And you shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free. - John 8:32
Marx is a miserable god.
Posted by Procopius2k 2019-08-20 07:52||
#3 For heaven’s sake: Let’s not be insensible to contradictions. Let us apply the same method, irrespective of the perp’s skin color, in uncovering the causation of crime.
Ilana Mercer was apparently born last week.
Hey, "conservative" commentariat, here's a thought.
How about you stop accepting all the left's core premises and stop assuming goodwill on their part?
Let me help you out here, little Ilana.
The left will never do as you plead because it's not about solving a problem, it's about the power that they accrue from pretending to address it.
See, dearie? It's not so hard.
Now you try!
Posted by charger 2019-08-20 09:36||
#4 From the transcript of the internal New York Times staff meeting last week, where the staffers peppered the editor with complaints that NYT isn't sufficiently woke:
Staffer to Editor: "I just feel like racism is everything..."
Yes. Racism is all he know on earth.
Racism explains the Laws of Motion, the cycle of Life, and the mysteries of human existence.
Racism is, like, everywhere.
And it provides a nice fat income to about a million or so untalented writers who don't know how to write, 3rd rate academics whose scholarship is shit, corporate HR "diversity & inclusion" weasels, and grifters at all levels of government and across the nonprofit sector.
The "Racism Is Everywhere" industry is the scam of the century.
Posted by Lex 2019-08-20 10:54||
#5 Culture is an important factor when one talks about crime. Are black criminals different from white ones ? Decidedly so.
If your upbringing involves disrespect of the law, hatred and historic grudge against the majority of your countrymen, and societal support for a delinquent lifestyle from a militant community with powerful representation... then yes, your criminality is different from that of the white guy.
The white guy is not taught from birth to try and wrest every opportunity to belittle 'the other', to not cooperate with authority or the law as a matter of principle. He is not given a get-outta-jail-free card in the form of a thousand strong mob and an over-represented black cockus.
Criminality in a white person must be evaluated differently than in a black person, even by watered down, modern criminal psychiatric standards. One window into the reasons and motivations for crime and extreme behavior in any society can be its entertainment arts.
Tangential rant on that. Woke literature and cinema is leeching the arts of meaning and talent too. Netflix started out great, some shows are still good, but you have to roll your eyes every time the racism, sexism, islamophobia or homophobia card is smacked in your face. Plus, there's the denigration of christian culture. The incorrigible homophobic mother who torments the daughter with sunday mass. The white cop with a crucifix tattoo who hassles the 'ballsy negro kid with dreams in his eyes'. A white poodle that decides to shit on a black muslim's porch leaving every other... Ok, maybe that was too much. But you guys get the idea. Also, they fucked Twilight Zone !
The divide in cultures is on the way to not only normalization and gross hostility but a bitter racial feud. Be ready for the most heinous black on white crimes the more 'empowered' they get.
Posted by Dron66046 2019-08-20 13:04||