Originally posted by kosmicjack
reply to post by beezzer
You are confusing bias with experience or perspective. One can be an impetus for the other, or not. But they are NOT the same.
It is sadly indicative however that you think his even discussing his experience reflects a bias yet you guys don't apply that failed logic to
Reading this thread, one might come to the conclusion that - if a black person discusses issues regarding race, it's racist. But if a white person
does it - it's just reality or truth talk.
With my experience, I've found that its usually the other way around.
I wasn't allowed to talk about race at all as a kid... it was a death sentence.
And even then, looking from Obama's perspective, I have to say that I honestly don't think he cares about the country, or Trayvon Martin, or the
I don't believe he cares about any of this. He's a puppet on strings, he has suits whispering in his ear on a regular basis, he regurgitates what
he's told "needs to be done," and he and his family are set for life, so why should he care about the problems of others?
If you're looking at it from his perspective, look from a psychological perspective.
He has a family, and sure, he may love them with all his heart. But his family is in no danger. They will be loved, well fed, and protected all their
He has money, money will never be an issue for him.
If any human being has these needs met, and to a gross extent at that, how likely are they to truly care
about the plight of the rest of the
world? He'll say whatever they need him to say, and he'll keep his wealth, protection, and family, and live comfortably forever. On his throne, his
perspective is probably so skewed, he doesn't even know anything's wrong with the way he runs business.
Someone like Barack Obama has never lived in his own car, never been homeless, never been jumped, never been without love or care. He probably can't
mentally comprehend what such a life is like, and that's why this little comment sparked so much of a reaction from the rest of us, who do
live life around the rough edges.
I don't hate Obama. I pity him.
He's a puppet.