How We Can Freak Whitey Out

Easy, UNITE!

What would happen if Jews and Muslims stopped hating each other, got along and united in the middle east in peace?

What would happen if African Americans and Latino peoples united in the cause to stop racial profiling?

What would happen if everybody of all races, colors, religions stopped being manipulated into fighting against each other and excepted and embraced their differences and let each other be themselves?

Get rid of all the borders! That’s right, no borders to separate stolen land from rightful land, and everyone learns to live together.

Racism is a manipulation by a paranoid minority as a means to keep the majority divided and weak.

It is easier for this paranoid minority to scam you out of your time, money and labor when they tell you the reason for your poverty and misery is because of the people who look slightly different than you.

The Affirmations of Humanism:
A Statement of Principles

We are committed to the application of reason and science to the understanding of the universe and to the solving of human problems.

We deplore efforts to denigrate human intelligence, to seek to explain the world in supernatural terms, and to look outside nature for salvation.

We believe that scientific discovery and technology can contribute to the betterment of human life.

We believe in an open and pluralistic society and that democracy is the best guarantee of protecting human rights from authoritarian elites and repressive majorities.

We are committed to the principle of the separation of church and state.

We cultivate the arts of negotiation and compromise as a means of resolving differences and achieving mutual understanding.

We are concerned with securing justice and fairness in society and with eliminating discrimination and intolerance.

We believe in supporting the disadvantaged and the handicapped so that they will be able to help themselves.

We attempt to transcend divisive parochial loyalties based on race, religion, gender, nationality, creed, class, sexual orientation, or ethnicity, and strive to work together for the common good of humanity.

We want to protect and enhance the earth, to preserve it for future generations, and to avoid inflicting needless suffering on other species.

We believe in enjoying life here and now and in developing our creative talents to their fullest.

We believe in the cultivation of moral excellence.

We respect the right to privacy. Mature adults should be allowed to fulfill their aspirations, to express their sexual preferences, to exercise reproductive freedom, to have access to comprehensive and informed health-care, and to die with dignity.

We believe in the common moral decencies: altruism, integrity, honesty, truthfulness, responsibility. Humanist ethics is amenable to critical, rational guidance. There are normative standards that we discover together. Moral principles are tested by their consequences.

We are deeply concerned with the moral education of our children. We want to nourish reason and compassion.

We are engaged by the arts no less than by the sciences.

We are citizens of the universe and are excited by discoveries still to be made in the cosmos.

We are skeptical of untested claims to knowledge, and we are open to novel ideas and seek new departures in our thinking.

We affirm humanism as a realistic alternative to theologies of despair and ideologies of violence and as a source of rich personal significance and genuine satisfaction in the service to others.

We believe in optimism rather than pessimism, hope rather than despair, learning in the place of dogma, truth instead of ignorance, joy rather than guilt or sin, tolerance in the place of fear, love instead of hatred, compassion over selfishness, beauty instead of ugliness, and reason rather than blind faith or irrationality.

We believe in the fullest realization of the best and noblest that we are capable of as human beings.

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3 responses to “How We Can Freak Whitey Out

  1. Tyrone mixon

    Well said!!

  2. Arslan Amirkhan

    There are so many contradictions in this idealistic clap-trap I don’t know where to begin. If the American left ever gets its head out of the clouds maybe we’d have a shot at winning back a large part of the working class in America. Then again, most radical American leftists(particularly white ones) are not part of the working class, nor do they associate with them.

    • ladylibertyslamp

      Eh, I think the problem is twofold.
      -The American Left isn’t radicalized, as you said
      -Labor Unions aren’t radicalized.

      There ARE a ton of American workers who are members of unions, but the unions themselves do not take any radical approach to American politics. Heck, if you’re familiar with the AFL-CIO/Change To Win schism that just happened, you’ll note that there’s even some union hostility to so-called “progressive” politics. The unions’ excuse for this is that whenever they do something remotely political, they get savaged by right wing pundits. If they realized that a gibbering idiot on TV amounts to nothing but talk and fought back, said gibbering idiot would back down. It’s not the fluffy-headed hippies that wrecked the organized left, the left did it by themselves. Seriously. American politics is so domesticated and weak that anyone with an ounce of charisma or fight in them can dominate the scene– hence Obama and Palin.