I am seeking to understand first, how “Western Civilization” became a distinctly Western European phenomenon, and how the form of civilization practiced by white people in Western Europe became something different from other cultures and racial groups. I then want to understand how this identity became something negative and how non-white people became seen as not only different but inferior.
But before we ask why Zion isn’t getting paid to play at Duke, why don’t we ask what he’s doing at Duke in the first place?
When I look back on the source material, I am vexed by the Founder’s relationship with slavery. Their actions were obviously deplorable, but their writings, both explicitly and implicitly, condemned slavery.
So what political forces are preventing restrictions on abortion?
But every now and again, something happens that is so offensive, irreverent, and deplorable I drink from the intoxicating cup of righteous indignation. In this state, I accept the premise that fighting is a virtue, because some people need to be beaten. Right now I am there, and it’s over abortion.
In conclusion, The Lego Movie 2 is a fun movie with heart, humor, and a cool twist, but it’s a movie for children, and that limits it. There are a lot of animated movies I’ve enjoyed less, but there’s also animated movies that are far superior, including its predecessor.
Now, I'm not going to discuss concrete policies. If you'd like we can do that another time. My complaint here is more about my frustrations with the environmentalist left, and the climate debate as a whole. They confuse facts and policy, they depend on climate models I'm skeptical about, and they insist the answer must be government.