There was a time that where saying, “All lives matter” could be seen as a retort to, “Black lives matter” (although I suspect it was almost never meant that way).
If the father of Ahmaud Arbery can emphatically state, “All life matter,” then I think we can safely, together, exclaim, “All lives matter!”
“Let’s keep doin’ and making this place a better place for all human beings.”
Amen Marcus. God bless you.
Given this article, I am more scientific than Scientific American:
Denial of Evolution Is a Form of White Supremacy
As museums reopen let’s introduce ourselves, and our children, to the original Black ancestors of all human beings
Allison Hopper damns creationism. It’s not that people have an honest, religious belief. Instead…
I want to unmask the lie that evolution denial is about religion and recognize that at its core, it is a form of white supremacy that perpetuates segregation and violence against Black bodies.
At it’s core, Christian religion is about Jesus, nothing more, nothing less.
Later, the author writes:
I’m interested in people’s thoughts about this discussion of studies that were the genesis of microaggression discussions:
How ‘Experts’ Abused Science to Saddle America with the Microaggression Mania — The James G. Martin Center for Academic Renewal
The need to combat “microaggressions” has recently saturated America. In higher education, business, and government, programs and policies have been implemented to deal with a supposed problem that almost no one recognized until a few years ago. Microaggressions are statements by non-minority indivi…
Please base your responses on the article’s merits, not whether you believe microagressions exist, are harmful, etc. I don’t think the post is attempting to argue one way or the another about that.
The scientific method is important to defend.
On of the problems that I’ve developed from the modern Internet is getting my information I small bites. It has hurt the number of books I read…and made me often only read the top of long articles (or just glance through them for key points).
I’m glad I fought that urge for this article by Glenn Loury. You should read it completely too:
Unspeakable Truths about Racial Inequality in America
This is the text of a lecture delivered by the author as part of the Benson Center Lecture Series at the University of Colorado, Boulder, on February 8th, 2021. I am a black American intellectual l…