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  •  Let's be clear: this is about WHITENESS (3+ / 0-)
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    breakingranks, pademocrat, buffie

    It is a variation on "you may be poor, but at least you aren't black"

    •  White Panic (0+ / 0-)

      Facing the judgment of a "demographic winter", identity-whites are scrambling just to mount a twinkie defense.

      Something similar has been going on in Europe, with even respected academics and public thinkers declaring an imminent Muslim deluge that will wipe out all the beauties of classic European civilization. Preserving the old cultures of Europe have become a matter of self-respect and pride.

      Europe did make distinct contributions to civilization that are worth acknowledging and sometimes preserving. However the transmission of culture is not tied to race. It just seems to be tied to race when the identity of the group doing the transmitting happened to include race. Do you have to be an alabaster white Greek to value reason? I think not.

      While Europe can lay claim to the ratification of centuries to many of its chief contributions, Americans cannot. We mostly ride the coattails of Europeans. Our defense is shakier...therefore the White Panic.

      Le nirvane n'existe pas. - Etienne Lamotte

      by breakingranks on Mon Aug 27, 2012 at 08:30:17 PM PDT

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