There are two novels that can change a bookish fourteen-year old's life: The Lord of the Rings and Atlas Shrugged. One is a childish fantasy that often engenders a lifelong obsession with its unbelievable heroes, leading to an emotionally stunted, socially crippled adulthood, unable to deal with the real world. The other, of course, involves orcs.... John Rogers
1.) Quit calling everyone a racist. People don't like being blamed for something that they're not doing.So how do you propose we tackle the issue of racism as a society?
2.) Make sure the playing field is level and then leave it all alone.
Over-come it. That's how. I didn't let it stop me from becoming successful in life.So how do you propose we tackle the issue of racism as a society?
Had I listened to the likes of you, I would have deemed it hopeless and wouldn't have even tried. Instead, I would have given up and waited for the Liberal do-gooders to come along with a handout for me.
Now the reason many liberals consider it important to point out racial discrimination is not to "convince people they can't succeed" or anything like that. The reason is that we see it as a tangible problem that can be eliminated in part by the government through things like equal access to quality education.
"It ain't what they call you, it's what you answer to." - W. C. Fields
Second, success isn't binary. It isn't like you are either successful or not. It's a matter of degree. It could well be that you would have been more successful were there less racial discrimination.
Third, even if your success was completely unaffected by discrimination, obviously that isn't the case for everybody. Just because you overcame it, we shouldn't worry about those who were hit harder by it?
It isn't a court transcript. I post an actual example. You? Nothing.Again, read your own article. It talks about where that accusation comes from- the CEO's statements. I don't see anything in there about hiring statistics being used in court. If I'm just missing it, by all means, quote the relevant section here. Otherwise, just be more careful about accurately describing what your sources say in the future.