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Fundamental Diversity

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“That’s just what I complain of,” said Humpty Dumpty. “Your face is that same as everybody has—the two eyes, so—” (marking their places in the air with this thumb) “nose in the middle, mouth under. It’s always the same. Now … Continue reading

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Getting Satire

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Satire is not hard to understand. The New Yorker cover depicting Barack Obama in full Muslim attire doing a fist bump with his wife, Michelle, in the Oval Office while an American flag burns in the fireplace—that is satire. The … Continue reading

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Is Race Necessary?

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Why is Barack Obama black? Or, if you prefer, African-American? What makes a man with a white mother and a black father “black” instead of “white?” If we must choose race for the child of parents from different races, why … Continue reading

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