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About the Urge to Modernize the World’s Laws on Murder

As our fellow rationalist Christian pointed out here, Artificial Intelligence will most likely have a huge impact on our legal system soon. This creates a problem of ethics: Most criminal laws are protecting human life as the most valuable legally protected right. 800 more words




When I was a girl
I was never proud
to try and act white
though at one time

everyone around me

thought it only right… 181 more words

American Race Relations

“So DeAron why do black people (insert action)?”  Before I attended college, I was never asked that question.  My friends and classmates had labeled me a black apologist.   483 more words


A Realization

A Realization

There is this notion that like begets like,
but what happens when you’re unlike?

There is a double consciousness
that arises when you realize… 85 more words


Dubois Idea Of Double Conciousness

Since I first heard the term while studying in Cuba, I have been interested in the idea of double consciousness. In Du Bois essay titled Strivings of the Negro People, Du Bois brought to the forefront many secret struggles of blacks in America as well as the battle that we go through trying to figure out how we should identify ourselves. 450 more words

Double Consciousness and the So-Called 'White Standard'

“After the Egyptian and Indian, the Greek and Roman, the Teuton and Mongolian, the Negro is a sort of seventh son, born with a veil, and gifted with second-sight in this American world,–a world which yields him no true self-consciousness, but only lets him see himself though the revelation of the other world. 1,555 more words

Black Radical Thought


Too often, I’ve met these types. Sometimes I’ve loved them. I wanted to do so. They were allowed to be loved, of course. However, I’ve used all my allowances. 411 more words