By Timothy McGettigan
In this ebook, Tim McGettigan and Earl Smith make the unparalleled argument that racism is a remediable kind of suggestion-induced sadism. The authors clarify in undeniable phrases how societies just like the united states build racism, and recommend a pragmatic plan to get rid of racism within the united states and everywhere in the world.
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Sociological success factor 2: Adversity Einstein’s famous quote says it all: “Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds” (Einstein and Calaprice, 2011). As innovative, status-quo challengers, agents often encounter fierce opposition in pursuit of their goals. The relative excellence of an agent’s achievements often stands in stark contrast to the amount of adversity that an agent must overcome to arrive at sought-after outcomes. For example, most historians view Abe Lincoln as an epic overachiever (Goodwin, 2009).
As far as responsible scientists are concerned race is naught but a destructive pre-scientific myth. And yet, as emphatic as the scientific repudiation of race has been, people tenaciously cling to irrational race biases. Why? Although the AAA’s disavowal of race was unequivocal, other scientific organizations have sent mixed messages about the concept of race. 0007 A Formula for Eradicating Racism example, the American Sociological Association concurs with the AAA about the scientific problems associated with race: Some scholarly and civic leaders have proposed that the government stop collecting data on race altogether.
Agency is a special, uniquely human intellectual capability that enables agents to defy the status quo. Because of this agentic intellectual agility humans are not entirely determined by either their biology or their environs. If human aspirations were strictly delimited by biology, then humans would never have walked on the moon (Chaikin, 2009) or, closer to home, Oscar Pistorius (2009), the prosthetically enhanced South African track star, would never have qualified for the Olympics. As an aside, we acknowledge the horrendous crime (Gottesdiener, 2013) of which Oscar Pistorius has been convicted.