Wednesday, January 28, 2004

Triple Evils - Part 2

....continued from entry below.

RACISM - prejudice, apartheid, anti-Semitism, sexism, colonialism, homophobia, ageism, discrimination against differently abled, stereotypes...

"Racism is a philosophy based on a contempt for life. It is the arrogant assertion that one race is the center of value and object of devotion, before which other races must kneel in submission. It is the absurd dogma that one race is responsible for all the progress of history and alone can assure the progress of the future. Racism is total estrangement. It separates not only bodies, but minds and spirits. Inevitably it descends to inflicting spiritual and physical homicide upon the out-group." *

--- to be continued.

*Source: "Where Do We Go From Here: Chaos or Community?" by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.  Boston: Beacon Press, 1967.

Photo courtesy of School Sisters of Notre Dame - Mankato Province

3 comments:

karensull12 said...

Thanks for sharing this. Love the picture at the top.

dymphna103 said...

Robbie well done and so truthful. john

musenla said...

Racism and prejudice, the even uglier sisters of ignorance and fear.