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Bonfires of Bigotry: The Sources of Our Present Anger

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  • Some journalists and commentators, anxious to prove American bigotry and blind to their own, throw gasoline onto the pyres of hatred.
  • Related: The Real Roots of American Rage

Jeff Minick, Intellectual Takeout

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February 26, 2019 | A few questions for my readers:

When you are shopping at WalMart or your local mall, do you constantly assess people by the color of their skin?

When the pigmentation of the clerk behind the register at the grocery store differs from your own, does bile rise in your throat?

https://www.intellectualtakeout.org/sites/ito/files/styles/medium/public/jeff-minick_0.jpg?itok=OJl2Ms0m / Jeff Minick, Intellectual Takeout Contributor, is a free-lance writer and teacher living in Front Royal, Virginia.

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Related:

The Real Roots of American Rage, Charles Duhigg, the Atlantic
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The untold story of how anger became the dominant emotion in our politics and personal lives—and what we can do about it.

 


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