Justifying one form of racism justifies all forms of racism, both historical and invented. All racists claim that vilifying and persecuting certain categories of people is justified.
The German National Socialists claimed that Jews, Gypsies, homosexuals, and the disabled polluted their pure Aryan blood. The Ku Klux Klan argued that blacks were quasi-human and that their blood would pollute pure white blood, which is why even a drop of black blood made one a black who was suited to be a slave, or at least separated from “pure” whites.
Today, in the U.S., whites, and the Asians and Jews allegedly aligned with whites, are vilified as evil “oppressors” of various innocent, minority “victims.” Characterizing whites as evil perpetrators of injustice who must be sidelined in favor of BIPOC (black, indigenous, people of color) and other “marginalized and underserved minorities” such as LGBTQ2S++ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, two spirit, plus the other 76 non-binary genders) and females, on the grounds of statistical disparities between census categories, “proves” evil intent and unjust results.
Canada is also into favoritism and benefits for BIPOC and LGBTQ2S++, as well as any “racialized” people, disabled individuals, and Muslims. But it adds a further indictment of white Canadians, who are deemed not just “oppressors” but also “colonial settlers” who have, according to the Government of Canada, engaged in genocide against the native people who preceded them! Apparently the 1,807,250 indigenous people in Canada today were all murdered earlier by white, Euro-Canadian colonial settlers.
The fact that certain census categories are “underrepresented” relative to their percentage of the population is taken as evidence of anti-minority racism. But it is not only minorities who are in some cases “underrepresented.” Today, males and whites are underrepresented in many important fields, such as government service and universities, although this is disregarded as entirely irrelevant by diversicrats.
Government and institutional racist guidelines now require “marginalized minorities,” “racialized individuals,” BIPOC, LBGTQ2S++, females, the disabled, and Muslims to be hired, funded, given awards, and provided with segregated events and spaces. Males and whites are often explicitly excluded, e.g., in ads for jobs or notices for funding.
This sounds like a good deal for the minority beneficiaries. But how is it harmful? Here are four reasons why these policies are harmful for all parties.
First, racism cuts both ways. Prejudice, bigotry, scapegoating, and discrimination are not guaranteed to always go in one direction. What happens if today’s targets of racism get fed up and decide to turn the tables? Do we really want to encourage the return of historical bigotries and racisms?
Second, this is not just anti-white racism—it is also a racism of low expectations that replaces achievement, merit, and excellence with skin color, gender, sexuality, disability, and ethnicity. Apparently, the preferred categories of people, especially BIPOC, are not deemed capable of achieving high standards of learning and competence. Thus, to advance BIPOC, standards are lowered and done away with entirely: advanced courses in high schools are canceled; standardized tests are no longer required for admission to colleges and universities; quality criteria are disregarded in industry; and performance standards are lowered in the police and the military.
The replacement of merit with “diversity, equity, and inclusion” (DEI) guarantees that capability and competence are no longer the criteria by which people are selected. This means that future engineers, doctors, airplane pilots, generals, and judges will not be able to do as good of a job as the meritorious candidates who were not selected. Was the new bridge you are about to drive over built by a “diversity” engineer? Do you want to be operated on by a “diversity” surgeon? How did the person flying your plane get in that seat? Will our new generals be capable of protecting us from foreign enemies? Does the judge who you will face know the law?
The stigma of “diversity” hires clings to all minorities in a regime of favoritism. No matter how smart, capable, and deserving of respect someone is, if it is believed that standards of merit were set aside for them, they will forever be looked down on. This is not exactly beneficial for those minorities who were meritorious but who are now classed with their underqualified colleagues.
Third, the majority of citizens in both the U.S. and Canada are white. Is it wise to treat the majority unjustly, to vilify and exclude them?
Public opinion surveys show that most Americans no longer have faith in their country’s institutions—especially in the media, which most do not believe, and in Congress, which gets very low grades. There has also been a decline in faith and recruitment in the police and military, which were always the highest-regarded fields. For the first time, colleges and universities, today the source of DEI racism and sexism as well as far-left political ideology, are seen by the majority of surveyed respondents as not worth attending. Alienating the majority from the institutions of the country is a sign that the country is breaking down and that it faces ugly possibilities in the future.
Fourth, America and Canada are countries that have to secure their places in the world. They are not like our snowflake students, for whom our universities have provided “safe spaces” where their verities will never be challenged, and where they never have to face people different from themselves. The U.S. and Canada live in a world of other countries where actors see opportunities to advance their interests at the expense of others’. In other words, the U.S. and Canada are in an ongoing and never-ending competition with other countries.
World history shows many countries and peoples who gained strength and steamrolled their neighbors. Imperial conquests have been common for millennia. Rome, Islam, the Mongols, the British, and the Russians each conquered and ruled half the world. German National Socialists and Imperial Japanese tried but failed. Now China aims at conquering the world. The U.S. and Canada are in the way, but are they capable of stopping China?
One way that China is preparing for the conflict to come is by educating its population to the most advanced level possible. Chinese students rank at the top of international comparisons of educational competence. In contrast, Canada is well down the list, and the U.S. is way down the list in reading, math, and science. American urban school systems have many schools without any students up to grade competence.
Chinese TikTok is geared toward education, unlike the American version, which is saturated with sexual transition, anorexia, and self-mutilation. China and Russia do not deny science, the way America and Canada now deny biology, but focus on science to advance their economic and military strength.
American colleges and universities are obsessed with DEI. After fifty years of preferential admissions under “affirmative action,” the results are well known: weak students do poorly. Now that merit has been expunged from our institutions, how will the U.S. and Canada compete with China, Russia, North Korea, and Iran, where students are assessed for performance, not “diversity”? Racism is not only unjust—it is extremely unwise, weakening the U.S. and Canada in the face of their enemies.
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