“You people”: How our belief in race makes us self- righteous

I get the feeling that oppressed persons have been given the social identity of innocent, that we view oppressed persons as incapable of sinning due to their social condition, that we treat the oppressed as we do the dead and speak well of them out of respect though we know that this is not the […]

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Short-Circuiting Black And White Power

“God has spoken once; twice have I heard this; that power belongs unto God.” ~Psalm 62.11, KJV “If we choose, we can live in world of comforting illusion.” ~Noam Chomsky Power, at least as supreme when relating to human beings, is an illusion. No matter how comforting, this consolation is a self- sustaining ruse. Supreme power cannot be […]

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