Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Anti-racist is not a codeword, it is a power grab.

Decrying racism is sold as a means of promoting tolerance, justice, and equality. However, like any social engineering endeavor, anti-racism creates the exact opposite of what it claims to create. Allow me to provide an example...

Bob: In my opinion, my White coworkers are generally more intelligent than my black coworkers.

Roberto: How dare you! You bigot! You racist filth! I am going to report your racism to HR and make sure you get fired! I am going to post this on social media so thousands of people around the world can hound you and your loved ones with death threats and calls for your violent rape and torture! I am going to start a petition to have you thrown out of university so you cannot complete your education! Then we will see who is more intelligent - you low class, ignorant s.o.b.!

Tolerance: the ability or willingness to tolerate something, in particular the existence of opinions or behavior that one does not necessarily agree with. (from Google)

Does Roberto seem very tolerant? Of course not. Anti-racism doubles intolerance. This is because, to the anti-racists, intolerance of intolerance is acceptable. Their logic falls into the two wrongs make a right category.

Justice: just behavior or treatment, a concern for justice, peace, and genuine respect for people (from Google)

Bob expressed an opinion. He may be right; he may be wrong. He may be ignorant; he may be smart. Assuming he is merely ignorant and incorrect, is the just response that Bob should be fired, threatened with physical harm, and lose access to his education? Or would that be a disproportionate, cruel and unusual response? If Bob is smart and correct, is it just that he should be punished for speaking the truth? It is obvious this isn't about justice at all.

Equality: the state of being equal, especially in status, rights, and opportunities. (from Google)

Possible Outcome 1: HR terminates 100%-White Bob because of 100%-White Roberto's complaint.

Possible Outcome 2: HR has investigated the matter and discovered that because Bob says he is 1/4 African American, he obviously didn't mean to denigrate his own race. Therefore, 100%-White Roberto's complaint is dismissed, and he is facing disciplinary action for calling his black coworker ignorant and low class.

One set of rules for Whites, and one set of rules for non-Whites. The exact opposite of equality.

As we can see, anti-racists claim they promote tolerance, justice, and equality, when in fact their actions create greater intolerance, injustice, and inequality. But the question is why? If anti-racism creates the exact opposite of what it claims it will create, why is it given prominence by government institutions, and feverishly pursued by every patchouli oiled hipster on the planet? The answer is that the goal of anti-racism is not to end intolerance, injustice, and inequality, but to gain power. Simply by labelling your opponent a racist, you are permitted to be intolerant of his/her beliefs, rob him/her of just treatment, and place yourself in an unequal position of authority over him/her. Which also explains why the definition of racist behavior becomes ever more broad as the balance of power shifts in favor of the anti-racists and less reason is needed to gain more advantage.

And hence, I say that Anti-Racist is not a codeword for Anti-White, it is a power grab. Being anti-racist is about undermining others and gaining an advantage over them. Yes, Whites are disproportionately the victims of this power grab, but they are not the only ones. For example, here is a story from Hong Kong where South East Asian immigrants are decrying as racist an advert featuring a Chinaman performing a derogatory impersonation of a Filipino maid.

Still unconvinced? Consider a world in which all a virus wiped out all dark-skinned people. Don't you think there would still be White people around calling for the Redskins to change their team name, or complaining because some college kids threw an Africa-themed kegger, or demanding the Confederate flag be banned? Of course there would - because anti-racism is just another means of gaining and maintaining control of you.

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