Lee Corbin wrote:
> I wrote, in reply to Olga
> >> No one denies that racism exists.
> >> [Sorry -- I shouldn't exaggerate.
> >> Someone somewhere probably does.]
> >> But some people call racist the
> >> belief that not all groups are
> >> exactly equal to all other
> >> groups in every way ...
> and she replied
> > I also call racist the tendency
> > of white people not to want to
> > take any responsibility for the
> > egregious crimes against blacks
> > in the USA.
> Well, I totally disagree with your
> partial definition. I've never
> committed any crime against black
> people, and absolutely refuse to
> take any responsibility for such.
> You can't force me to take resp-
> onsibility for acts committed by
> other people who look like me.
> That's really "guilt by association".
Even worse, that's guilt by simmilarity.
At the time the ancestors of black people were being imprisoned,
forcibly transported and slaving away here in the US, my ancestors were
being exterminated, imprisoned, and forcibly transported here as well by
the same people: the British. Don't ask me or mine to pay for their
crimes, I may ask you to pay for theirs against us as well....
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