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Amadeus
I Am Not So Limited!
Fri Mar 10, 2017 9:04am
104.129.196.114 (XFF: 198.36.89.22)

I do disagree, but I also agree, I entertain and I am entertained. I learn and I teach.

When I disagree, it is not for the sake of disagreeing - or I would plainly state it as such.

What am I supposedly denying?

I think that "white guilt" is a way for conservatives to process the feeling that they should do something to address inequality. It's a name for that feeling (perhaps coupled with inaction). I am not sure I know liberals who have felt "white guilt."

However, I invite any of the liberals here to chime in.

Amadeus

  • Of course you disagree.shadow, Fri Mar 10 8:30am
    That's what you do, but it's not about you personally; it's about a reaction of a people, a society, an historical event. The facts are there. Deny or not; it happened. It's not about feelings,... more
    • I Am Not So Limited! — Amadeus, Fri Mar 10 9:04am
      • Guilt. It is not merely those two words coupled together. It's the entire concept of what's happening, not the simplified definition you are seeming to react to. Have you read his book, his papers,... more
        • White guilt is the individual or collective guilt felt by some white people for harm resulting from racist treatment of ethnic minorities by other white people both historically and currently.[1]... more
          • but to what wiki, Hundal and you say. The author never says that anyone is feeling the guilt as such, only that it is descriptive for the behavior. Of course those who are reacting would not accept... more
            • That's Bad (Unfalsifiable) ReasoningAmadeus, Sun Mar 12 6:54pm
              The reality is that I understood from the beginning. That I disagree with the author of the article is plain, but I obviously understand what the author is claiming. And the other possibility that... more
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