Sanatio in radice, as it were

A White man denying to a Progressive that he is a “racist” is like a Christian denying to a Muslim that he is a “kaffir.” If you accept the accusation’s grounds sufficiently so that you deny that you are guilty of it, you only legitimize the terminology, by which you will always be guilty.

By asserting your innocence of the charge, you implicitly accept that the charge has meaning and status to begin with. You must reject the very terms. From the beginning.


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