Thursday, August 23, 2007

Racism 101

By John McMullen
The Phanatic Magazine

Most people don't understand what racism is.

Simply put, it's a hatred or intolerance of another race -- a belief that inherent differences among the various human races determine cultural or individual achievement, usually involving the idea that one's own race is superior and has the right to rule others.

Today, it seems like any criticism hurled at someone outside one's race is automatically labeled as racism.

Of course, nothing could be further from the truth but the specter of racism is often used by educated con-men on a bully pulpit concerned with padding their own egos and power. More >>
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