Saturday, October 24, 2009

I’m Guest Blogging over at The Intersection of Madness & Reality.


Max Reddick said...

How are you guest blogging over there if I am guest blogging over there?

Citizen Ojo said...

Max - Magic???

Francis Holland said...

Great topic on your guest blog.

One of the 17th century lies, schackles, that Blacks are still struggling with daily is the belief in the biological concept of "race". The more we use this fallacy term, the more power it has over us and among white people.

In other words, the Human Genome Project has proven, as a matter of scientific fact, that which we call "race" does not exist as a matter of biology, and so all references to "race" are references to a fallacy.

The US Government's Human Genome Project says,

"DNA studies do not indicate that separate classifiable subspecies (races) exist within modern humans. While different genes for physical traits such as skin and hair color can be identified between individuals, no consistent patterns of genes across the human genome exist to distinguish one race from another. There also is no genetic basis for divisions of human ethnicity. People who have lived in the same geographic region for many generations may have some alleles in common, but no allele will be found in all members of one population and in no members of any other."

In other words, the Human Genome Project has proven that, as a matter of scientific fact, that which we call "race" does not exist as a matter of biology, and so all references to "race" are references to a fallacy.

Now that three out of ten Black men (????) with computers has his own blog about race, we need to use our blogs to spread the word that "race" simply doesn't exist. What exists are skin color and a significant degree of group cohesion, in terms of our historic experiences and our relationships with whites at this time. We share many aspects of culture but, as the statement above points out, there aren't any genetic traces in Black people that cannot also be found in whites, and there aren't any genetic traces in whites that cannot also be found in Blcks. "Race" simply doesn't exist, because genetically it is possible for us to be more like white people somewhere than we are like the Blacks at our local barber shop.

That's because less than a tenth of one percent our our DNA is different from that of whites, and the part that is different is only important because skin-color-obsessed people say it is.

An old friend of mine used to say, "Reality is my source of strength." The biological reality is that "race" doesn't exist. When white people use the words "race", "racial" "racist" and "racism" ten or fifteen times in one article, they are not trying to help us to maintain our sense of identity. They are reasserting their difference from us, which to them equals superiority.

Our relationship with whites defines in a lot of ways who and how we are compelled to be, as a national and international force, but this still has nothing whatsoever to do with "race", which is a disproven theory of how our inherent inferiority is rooted in our DNA.

Francis Holland said...

Continuing, I can't see how referring daily to that disproved theory of our inferiority, as if it were true, is helping us as Black bloggers and as Black people. And yet most all of our blogs treat "race" as if it existed as a fact - a biological fact.

Don't get me mixed up with those idiots who say we are in or moving toward a "color-blind" world. There is nothing more important than skin color in terms of how we
perceive and treat each other in the USA both as between Blacks and Blacks, Blacks and whites, and whites and whites. But that still doesn't mean that we are "racially" different; It just means that we are obsessed with skin color.

Now, some Black people want to insist that although admittedly the concept of "race" started out and continues to be a theory of our genetic inferiority, with our skin color as the primary market, yet these Blacks insist that OUR concept of what "race" means sociologically, MUST CONTINUE TO BE CALLED "RACE," in spite of the inevitable confusion with white supremacists' use of the term "race" as a fundamental foundation of white supremacist propaganda.

You'll know that Blacks have entered the 21st century when we stop accepting the omnipresent lie that our skin color is genetic evidence that we are fundamentally biologically different from (and always inferior to) whites.

When Blacks abandon the word "race" and talk about whites' real objection to our presence - our skin color - then we will have taken a giant step forward. Because whites have lots of arguments why "race" is important, but they cannot really explain why they are so obsessed with our skin color.

Citizen Ojo said...

Francis L. Holland - Thanks for stopping by. I read your post over at Rippa's spot. Very interesting info.