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NWO:Look at these savages. They need us. Without our guiding hand they will cannibalize(zombie) each other when the resources are scarce.
originally posted by: intrptr
a reply to: John_Rodger_Cornman
Racism is a divisive tool used by the media to promote infighting. We been conditioned by the way they raise us from early on to bicker amongst ourselves…
Along many lines: class, wealth, religion, education, popularity, demographic, skin color, ad infinitum. United we stand, divided we fall.
What 'class' are you in, are you ahead of the class, are you 'passing' your class, what 'grades' are you getting… did you get a 'degree'? Are you part of the upper class?
Except you forgot one part. Government uses it as well to keep us all fighting each other.
originally posted by: MystikMushroom
Racism is a form of tribalism. In-groups and out-groups, the "us" vs. "them".
In a way, its an extreme form of bullying. It makes people feel superior and gives them a feeling of power over their own lives. It also lends itself to a sense of "community" in which you can share your mutual distrust, hate, and fear of these "other" people with like-minded individuals.
It feels good to have our biases confirmed and agreed with. It strokes our egos to be told we are right. We like congregating with people who believe what we believe, and hate who we hate. It makes our world easier to navigate when we have a black and white world. It narrows the choices down one has to make in a polarized, black & white, binary world. It requires less thinking to go about your day when it's:
Us vs. them.
Those people are the undesirables. Those people we hate. Those people aren't as good as us.
You don't have to ponder "what if's" or other shades of grey between the lines. It's yes/no, hate/love. It's a lazy and easy way to go about your life, having things pre-decided for you before you even encounter them. A polarized/absolutist worldview limits and narrows the decision making process into extremes.
So, we band together with people who feed our egos about being right/superior ... and we limit our decision making and become lazy with our congintive processes by living in an absolutist/binary way..
When you step back, it's easy to see the attraction of racism. It's easy and lazy and takes no effort, and it makes us feel good about ourselves and bonds us with our peers.
Is racism a form of mind control?