“His response was to fight it with the only weapons at hand—passive resistance and open displays of contempt.” ― Kurt Vonnegut, The Sirens of Titan
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One of the most effective tools of social control in America- and the world, is racism.
Nothing divides and conquers people quicker, and more effectively from sharing common causes than racism.
Nothing ensures the perpetuation of police killings of citizens than racism.
And no tool is leveraged more successfully against the privileged middle class in a carrot and stick society than racism.
Exvept when racism- which every human being has a bit of- becomes institutionalized. Then, it is not merely a tool of social control, directed homicide, or a divisive and corrosive thing that effects some; but it becomes a way of life, that affects all.
Today, as we watch the skin tone if the middle class changing, din’t forget- that men of all skin tones have been whipped, stabbed, and shot in the back since before time began.
I know this, because the Bible tells us so.
Read it yourself- it is the most powerful tool of ethnocentric and racist power ever written. And the punchline is always the same: bring me som Phillistine foreskins….