By Timothy McGettigan
In this ebook, Tim McGettigan and Earl Smith make the exceptional argument that racism is a remediable kind of suggestion-induced sadism. The authors clarify in undeniable phrases how societies just like the united states build racism, and recommend a realistic plan to eliminate racism within the united states and all around the world.
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Most people would count themselves lucky if they were able surmount Mount Everest even once in a lifetime, but some Sherpas have ascended Everest more than 20 times (Nehring, 2013). Nonetheless, the question of ranking the relative merits of different mountaineers remains highly subjective. If we measure superiority in terms of how quickly or how often mountaineers can summit Mount Everest, then Sherpas and Tibetans are likely to win the prize every time. 0007 A Formula for Eradicating Racism mountaineering accomplishments in terms of the special challenges that one must overcome to summit Everest, then children (Blanc and Romero, 2010), or the elderly (Evans, 2013), or the disabled (AFP, 2013) who conquer Everest might deserve the prize for the greatest mountaineering achievements.
Sociological success factors Race is only a factor in human achievement insofar as racism creates a pervasive environment of sociological bias for members of privileged vs. despised castes (Hattery, Embrick, and Smith, 2008). For example, being born with richly pigmented skin has never been a key ingredient for success in the world of professional tennis. Quite the reverse. Instead of being determined by skin pigment excellence is primarily a matter of agentic activation—or the extent to which an individual decides to exceed conventional expectations and, thereby, blaze an original path to unprecedented success.
A. Arbitrary racial designations delineated stark biological distinctions between civilized Europeans and uncivilized barbarians. b. Biology is unalterable. Individuals are defined by race from birth until death. Once a barbarian, always a barbarian. We are better than Them. a. ) by breeding with their superiors. b. It is humane, or even courageous to cull defective sub-humans from the gene pool. For superstitious Europeans, racial classifications that denigrated Others made perfect sense. 0007 The Farce of Race creatures—such as witches, werewolves and vampires—who personified evil and who therefore posed a dire threat to civilized humans (Bailey, 2013).