How BLM Insults White People

Normal every-day white people are insulted by the phrase, “Black Lives Matter”, (BLM) because the presumption is that white folks need to be reminded of the sanctity of black lives.  How racist, patronized and insulting, assuming that of an entire race of people. 

Isn’t generalizing by race a major complaint that blacks have about how they believe whites view them?   

Not a single person I know discounts the value of a life based on skin color.  There is not a shred of empirical evidence to back up that outrageous claim.

If BLM leadership sincerely cared about all black lives, they would be focused on America’s major cities, figuring out why blacks are killing each other at alarming and increasing rates.

Over Father’s Day weekend in Chicago, there were 104 people shot, 15 left dead including a 3-year old.  The weekend before, 84 shot, 24 dead, shooters and victims predominantly black.  Last year Chicago had 2151 shootings with 492 dead.  This year it looks like those numbers will increase.

71% of those killed in Chicago are black and 75% of their murders are also black.

Didn’t notice any BLM rallies in Chicago protesting this on-going tragedy.

Black lives seem to matter more to BLM when they are taken by white police officers being videoed for public consumption.  While the death of George Floyd was unwarranted, the murder of an innocent three-year-old in Chicago ought to foment more outrage than a career felon dying during the investigation of a crime in which he was involved.

BLM isn’t interested in solving problems any more than Al Sharpton wants to end racism.  Both need controversy, animosity and ignorance in order to advance an agenda and create a payday.  If you point this out, you will be labeled a racist, your point of view marginalized while you are effectively censored.

BLM doesn’t seek a discussion, they demand your submission.

Miami Downtown, FL, USA – MAY 31, 2020: Protests for the rights of black people. Emotional man with black skin holds his hand up. Activist in a demonstration after George Floyd death

Shifting blame, controlling the narrative and refusing to take responsibility is BLM’s strategy.  As long as this kind of race-baiting goes on, the actual solutions are ignored and the problems only worsen. 

White people are now demanded to solve the black’s problems by admitting their privilege, prostrating themselves by taking a knee and publicly groveling as a form of virtue signaling.

A 75% out-of-wedlock birth rate, broken families and blacks killing each other in records numbers are realities hard to pin on the myths of systemic racism or white privilege. 

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6 thoughts on “How BLM Insults White People

  1. C Junker says:

    Hmmm…where to begin? I guess I’ll start with my utter astonishment that you believe systemic racism and white privilege are myths.
    To try to understand this view better, I am curious:
    Where do you live?
    Where were you educated?
    Maybe after that, we could address the many logical fallacies and cognitive biases in this piece.

  2. First off, thank you for reading this article.

    Let’s begin with your, “utter astonishment” in accepting that I reject the myth of systematic racism and white privilege. I’m equally astonished that you’re astonished. In your efforts, “to try to understand this view better..” I suggest this: Open your eyes. Read the words of Ward Connerly, a legitimate black icon who actually lived through Jim Crow and has actual wisdom and personal insight about this matter. As for your assumption that my positions contain, “logical fallacies and cognitive biases”, what makes you think that you have seized the intellectual high-road here that would empower you with the authority to ask me the questions you do?

    Here is the deal, C Junker. My thoughts through my writing are original thoughts. Your comments are simply criticisms. Try this: Write what you believe to be persuasive and spare me the condescending approach of questioning my background or education. If you actually possess an original thought, please share it with us. Where you live and where you were educated impresses me not one iota. Impress me with your own, original thoughts and words and if you can do so, I too will be, like you, “utterly astonished.”

  3. C Junker says:

    You’re welcome.

    You wrote that my “comments are simply criticisms”. Here’s my deal: I shared a fact (my astonishment), asked two questions, and pointed out an observation of your piece. There was no criticism intended.

    I believe, from your response, that you may have made some assumptions that are not accurate. One thing you assumed is that I had an “assumption that [your] positions contain, ‘logical fallacies and cognitive biases’”. I assumed nothing about “your positions”. I wrote that your piece contains logical fallacies and cognitive biases. I was not making a judgement about your “positions”. In fact, it is a type of fallacy (sometimes called the fallacy fallacy, but which is known by a few different terms) to determine that when an argument contains a fallacy, that argument’s conclusion must be false. I acknowledge that my observation might have been stated in a slightly better way, but logical fallacies and cognitive biases are legitimate components of the study of philosophy and critical thinking. We all have cognitive biases, and most of us (and I am NOT an exception) have made arguments that contain logical fallacies. Our writing is better if we can eliminate the fallacies and are aware of our cognitive biases.

    Also, I was not trying to use a “condescending approach of questioning [your] background or education”. I really was asking in an effort to try to understand your perspective. Where we live and where we grew up (and and thus, likely, were educated) not only affects the way we see things (e.g. our worldviews), but also the things which we actually see. I couldn’t find any bio info on your blog, so I was asking. I’m curious because this doesn’t match the way I see things or the things I see. I read your piece because I try to understand experiences and perspectives different from my own. If you are not seeing systemic racism and white privilege, I’m intrigued: Where are (were) you? If we are (were) in similar locations, what makes our experiences and perspectives different?

    Telling me to “Open my eyes” and read the words of another man do not help me understand YOUR view better. Sharing your “original thoughts” about the reasons for your positions might. I am trying to broaden my worldview and expand my understanding of other people I share this planet with. If you are not trying to do the same, I think we are done here. If you are, then perhaps we can discuss Ward Connerly and how his “actual wisdom and personal insight” have informed your thinking.

    • Ward Connerly has the position of some legitimate authority because to him it is not some esoteric theory, but his life experience. I share his viewpoint. Ditto for Heather MacDonald, (The War on Cops) amongst other works. She also intelligently debunks the notion of systemic racism and the suffering of blacks at the hands of police. She does so with facts and logical analysis, which are two biases of mine! I use these two because it mimics my analysis and they have more “gravitas” than do I.

      As background, my sister is one of the most intelligent people I know. She is also a flaming liberal. We disagree on everything. One of my best friends asked me to explain to him how this can happen. How can reasonably intelligent people reach such divergent conclusions?

      I used for this the example of the transparent clock. The clock sits in the middle of a table. It has only hands, no markings or numbers. You and I sit across from one another, the clock directly in front of us both. Both hands on the clock are straight up. We both believe it is 12 o’clock. Neither can be sure if it is noon or midnight. On these issues we agree. As the clock begins to move, for one of us time is advancing. For the other, retracting. As “time” marches on, the picture just gets murkier.

      What can we learn? We can agree that at the beginning, we all agreed, right? But should we? We have no idea that the clock is positioned traditionally. We both assumed that both hands vertical represented 12. We don’t know if the clock is upside down or sideways. Hell, we don’t even know if it’s a clock! Yet we are seeing the same thing.

      I’m the product of a blue-collar upbringing in a nuclear-traditional God worshipping, patriotic family. My formal education is a blend of business, legal and political science.

      I’m a busy man running a business, so I will make this my final note to you. Thanks again for reading, all the best.

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