Skip to comments.“Nature, Mr. Allnut, is what we are put in this world to rise above.”
Posted on 05/02/2016 8:42:54 AM PDT by NOBO2012
I really didnt want to, butt in the end, curiosity got the better of me so I read the White Fragility article linked by dchrist81 yesterday.
When you see an event titled Whiteness History Month at a college you cant expect it to be a celebration of White history. And it wasnt; rather it is a month long event at Portland (where else?) Community College geared more to eliminating than honoring the White race. (And if you think thats racist, this events definitely designed for you.)
In a talk entitled Imagine A World Without Whiteness, Harrison declared confidently conflict can only cease once the power structure of whiteness is totally eliminated.
For Harrison, the term whiteness is essentially a social category to which whites belong. And a social category, Harrison continued, is a group of people sharing in a common similar (sic) attributes, even if they have never actually met.
So whiteness, white people, share a whole lot of things, even if they dont interact, and one thing that they share is whiteness, or white privilege, Harrison said. Daily Caller
Are we clear then?
One such idea is called white fragility, where youre racist if you push back against the people who imagine a world without whiteness or who openly say they want to breed white people out of existence.
And why would you want to push back against that? Just concede.
So okay, we all understand white privilege,
butt are you still confused about this concept of white fragility? The organizers provide guidance:
White fragility is a state in which even a minimum amount of racial stress becomes intolerable, triggering a range of defensive moves. These moves include the outward display of emotions such as anger, fear, and guilt, and behaviors such as argumentation, silence, and leaving the stress-inducing situation. These behaviors, in turn, function to reinstate white racial equilibrium.
Allow me to untangle that for you: white fragility means your lizard brain takes control when faced with race and/or being accused of anything racist; you are no longer in control. Your reaction is preconditioned and you cant help it, it just happens.
You automatically recoil when
assholes your betters accuse you of being a racist - because youre white, and, your lizard brain. You cant deal with this rationally, again, because youre white.
White fragility is, at its essence, a [ed. - trigger warning!] gun level pushback. Its like the fight or flight response of white people who want to believe that they, and the world by extension, are less racially divisive than they really are.
Actually Im beginning to see why this is perfect for the Snowflake Generation; takes the blame off them and puts it back on their parents (for being white) and their lizard brain, which they have no control over.
Actually this is all starting to make sense to me now. We respond to race and racist charges exclusively with our lizard brains - eschewing the logic and rational thought process available to the functioning brain. Its like liberalism. They think we all suffer from it.
One of the conference presenters, Melinda Bullen, describes this aspect of white fragility:
Seeing yourself as well-meaning removes responsibility for our actions Good intentions are one of the great hindrances to honest conversations about race. Theres a feeling of action when we view a painful situation using the reason of good intention. But it doesnt do anything to affect the impact that the action had on someone else I want you to gather in groups of three. And Id like you to discuss the impact white fragility has on your work, organization, or those you serve through our organization.
I think Ive found something I finally, totally, agree with a progressive on: the ash bin of history is filled with the remains of the well intentioned - along with millions of people who were collateral damage to their good intentions.
Nature, Mr. Allnut, is what we are put in this world to rise above. - African Queen
Posted from: Michelle Obamas Mirror
“Butt” in the end?
The only white privilege is a work ethic.
STOP THE INTROSPECTION!
Same as “Global Warming”, “white privilege” is “settled science”.
Since white privilege is a fact in a liberals sick brain, we now have to devise a way to fulfill the “Final Solution”.
1. Continue with education on how horrible and straight evil whites have been through history.
2. Agitate minorities to lash out/eliminate whitey wherever they can.
3. Shame whitey into suicide/servitude.
Guess they forget who captured Africans for slavery back in the day.
Or who wiped out neighboring tribes.
TECHNICALLY those Arabs were Caucasian... however they weren’t of the group that ended up populating most of Europe.
Before the work ethic has to come a hope ethic, and that’s where this pesky Judeo-Christian God comes in.
You keep using that word, but I do not think you know what it means...
If they eliminate Whitey who will they take money from?
I don't have to imagine. Just look at Detroit.
I guess all those old laundry commercials were racist. Not to mention using bleach.
Skiing on black snow would suck.
White snow, when it melts just turns into invisible water.
Black snow when it melts would turn into tar?
Tar is sticky and it stinks.
“Imagine A World Without Whiteness
I don’t have to imagine. Just look at Detroit.”
...through a powerful telescope.
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