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Reasons to seek prosperity

Reasons to seek prosperity

At any given moment, it may help me to have an actual reason to seek prosperity.  As my moods and POV change from day to day, however, a reason that I may have believed in one day, may not be credible the next:  “I’m not feelin’ it.”  So I may do well to have several reasons, different ones of which may be credible on different days. Continue reading Reasons to seek prosperity

“By the time they start school, for some children it’s already too late.”

This article by Nick Morrison originally appeared in Forbes on 11/30/16, but for some reason is almost impossible to access now.  I reproduce here below the cached version; if there are legal repercussions, I’ll face them when the time comes.

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By The Time They Start School, For Some Children It’s Already Too Late

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Trayvon Martin

But for the racial aspect, the Trayvon Martin case would not be noticed.

I admit being less concerned about him than about the dozens of other teens who are gunned down every month across the country for no better reason and by people of their own race. Someone will object that a black perpetrator would have been arrested. I answer that an arrest and prison term won’t bring back the dead.

(Originally posted 04/16/12 at Trojan Horse Productions.  Reposted 11/27/13.)

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“Forgiving the cosmos” – Additional tags

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About the Parable of the Talents – Additional tags

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Liberals are biased against the white poor

Study Shows Public Help Racial Bias On The Right — And Left

The bias reflects belief in the politically correct dogma that racism is the sole cause of poverty.

In fact, two thirds of America’s poor are white. Thus racism cannot be the sole cause.

You’d never know that from the mainstream media, however.  For example, in a July pictorial in U.S. News and World Report, “The New Faces of U.S. Poverty,” every face is black.

We’ll never understand black poverty until we understand white poverty.  And the existence of white poverty, currently, the Left denies.

Quotation from Michael Eric Dyson

Some time ago, a Facebook friend shared a Baltimore Sun op-ed by Richard Rowe, “A recommendation for Baltimore’s white liberal establishment.”  In it, Rowe quotes the below passage from a New York Times op-ed by Michael Eric Dyson, “Death in black and white.”  Dyson alleges many things here, and his statement deserves examination from various angles.  I anticipate referring to this quotation several times in the near future.

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