“the belief, theory, or doctrine that white people are inherently superior
to people from all other racial groups, especially black people, and are
therefore rightfully the dominant group in any society.”
White supremacists see other racial groups as threats to their supremacy, especially since the white population is declining compared to people of color. Many white supremacists feel they have the right to kill to protect themselves from other racial groups.
To prove they are the dominant group, white supremacists have to prove they need nothing from any other racial group, especially blacks. To protect themselves from all other racial groups, especially blacks, they should live purely white lives. To live purely white lives, white supremacists would have to give up:
Blood transfusions from blood banks
Controlled drug delivery
Eye disease diagnostic tests
Gunpowder and firearms
Home surveillance systems with cameras
Following the descriptions below are examples from other groups who threaten white supremacists. I will add more examples as I find them.
Perhaps the best way to make use of the examples is to mention the origins as each example comes up in daily conversation. Talking about the origins in social situations where you are surrounded by people means more than one person should hear you. Also take advantage of social media opportunities to mention the origins. In my experience, indirect methods can sometimes be more effective than direct methods.
“I’m glad the Totonacan Indians of Mexico learned to extract vanilla
flavor from vanilla beans hundreds of years ago. It’s one of my favorite
spices, and it’s in lots of the food I eat.”
“My mother had heart surgery and it saved her life. If black man
Vivien Thomas hadn’t developed the techniques for heart surgery
when he did, my mother might be dead now.”
“Funny that so many people think that Jews are all about finances
when a Jew invented the TV remote control.”
Only 10 percent of a population is necessary to change the beliefs of the larger population. We can be part of that 10 percent if we take advantage of opportunities to talk about these examples. Some of the people who hear us will repeat the examples in their lives. White supremacists will eventually have to stop making false claims. Consider the false claims below.
“Minority Rules: Why 10 Percent is All You Need”
July 28, 2011
Iowa Congressman Steve King:
“I’d ask you to go back through history and figure out where these
contributions that have been made by these categories of people that
you’re talking about,” King said. “Where did any other sub-group of
people contribute more to civilization?”
“Than white people?” asked host Chris Hayes.
“Than western civilization itself,” King responded, “which is rooted in
western Europe, Eastern Europe and the United States of America,
and every place where the footprint of Christianity settled the world.
That’s all of western civilization.”
“Congressman Steve King: whites aided civilization more than other ‘sub-groups'”
July 18, 2016
Conservative Essayist Lawrence Auster:
“Recently I wrote:
And that is all that blacks as an organized community have to
contribute to our civilization: endless complaints about white
injustice to blacks, and endless demands for the wealth and
goods that white people have produced, and that blacks are
incapable of producing.
To which a Christian blogger, Johann Happolati, responds:
This is absurd. In music alone (no small thing) blacks have made
many enduring contributions to civilization.
To avoid misunderstanding, I should have clarified the difference
between civilization and culture. While completely satisfactory
definitions of these concepts are not possible, and there is always
going to be some overlap between them, they are nevertheless
distinct. Civilization refers to the ordering principles and values
of a society: law, morality, government, philosophy, religion, science,
and technology, as well as art at its higher levels. Culture refers to the
expressions of a people, whether at the level of ordinary life, in the
sense of manners and morés and what we call a “way of life,” or at
the level of the arts and entertainment. Blacks have certainly made
contributions to our culture, in the areas of popular music and
idiom. They have made virtually no contribution to our civilization.”
“What Have Blacks Contributed To Our Civilization?”
View From The Right
April 24, 2012
NASA named a 40,000-square-foot building the “Katherine G. Johnson Computational Research Facility” because Katherine Johnson made no contributions to science or technology?
Blood banks and heart surgery are not science?
Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall made no contribution to law?
“Thurgood Marshall was the first African-American U.S. Supreme Court
justice. Prior to becoming a judge, he founded and became the executive
director of the NAACP Legal Defence and Educational Fund.
His most well-known case as a lawyer was Brown v. Board of
Education of Topeka, available in HeinOnline’s U.S. Supreme
Court Library. ScholarCheck statistics reflect that this case has
been cited by nearly 22,000 articles and more than 2,300 subsequent
“Research African-Americans’ Contributions to Legal History”
February 16, 2016
You get the idea.
In 1953, a small Piper propeller plane “literally fell out of the clear blue sky and crashed to the ground” after going through the trailing wake of a larger plane. National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (NACA) engineers assigned employee Katherine Goble the task of analyzing the photographic film record of the flight’s vital signs. Goble noted airspeed, acceleration, altitude, and other metrics. She made the required conversions using equations the engineers supplied for analyzing the converted data. Finally, Goble plotted the data to give the engineers “a visual snapshot of the plane’s disrupted flight”. The engineers then set up an experiment recreating the circumstances of the accident. They also gave that data to Katherine Goble to analyze.
The data revealed that when a plane passes through an area, it can leave air disturbance that lasts for as long as half an hour. The wake of a larger plane can make a smaller plane stumble and fall out of the sky. Other research found the same consequences. Because of that combined research, new air traffic regulations required minimum distances between flight paths. After Katherine Goble’s husband died, she remarried. As Katherine Johnson, she is known through the book and movie, Hidden Figures.
Margot Lee Shetterly
New York: HarperCollins, 2016, quotes on page 128.
Blood Transfusions From Blood Banks
Father of Blood Banks Charles Drew, a black doctor, figured out how to process and preserve blood plasma, “banking” it for later use.
The discovery of the coffee bean happened during the 8th century in Ethiopia or Yemen. The 15th century Sufi monasteries of Yemen have the first credible evidence for either coffee drinking or information about the coffee tree. Coffee spread throughout the Arab world before reaching Europe.
“Coffee and qahwa: How a drink for Arab mystics went global”
April 18, 2013
“The History of Coffee”
Gourmet Coffee Lovers
Controlled Drug Delivery
Uruguayan Alejandro Zaffaroni’s companies invented Glucotrol to treat diabetes, Duragesic to manage chronic pain, Nicoderm CQ to quit smoking, and Transderm-Scop to prevent nausea and vomiting from motion sickness.
Memorial Tributes: Volume 20
The National Academies Press
“ALZA Corporation History”
Eye Disease Diagnostic Tests
Vietnamese-born biophysicist Dr. Tuan Vo-Dinh invented optical scanning diagnostic equipment that can detect and diagnose eye diseases.
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Gunpowder and Firearms
The Song or Sung Dynasty (960-1279) of China produced gunpowder and firearms.
In 1930, white surgeon Alfred Blalock hired 19 year old black male Vivien Thomas to work in his surgical research lab. Thomas developed the techniques and the first instruments for heart surgery. Thomas talked Dr. Blalock through the first dozens of “Blue Baby” heart surgeries. Dr. Blalock required every surgeon learning heart surgery to take a class in surgical techniques from Thomas. All the first white surgeons from around the world learned the techniques for heart surgery from a black man who had no formal education beyond a high school diploma.
“It’s A Wonderful Story, It Brought Tears To My Eyes. Thanks For Letting Ss See It But Try It Elsewhere”
November 6, 2014
“Something the Lord Made”
Reprinted on Longform Reprints
“Vivien Thomas Pioneered Surgery That Saved Millions Of Lives”
Scott S. Smith
Investors Business Daily
February 22, 2016
Home Security Systems With Cameras
Marie V. Brittan Brown invented the first home security system with cameras.
“This African American woman invented your home security system”
June 13, 2017
Chinese court official Cai Lun (also Ts’ai Lun) invented paper and the process for manufacturing paper.
African American/Native American George Crum was a chef who invented potato chips to please a picky customer.
Jew Robert G. Adler “was definitely the father of the clicker”, according to Jerry Pearlman, former chairman and chief executive of Zenith Electronics.
“The inventor of the ‘Remote Control’ dies.”
Discussion started by techs
February 20, 2007
The Totonaco Indians of Mexico were the first to extract vanilla from vanilla beans. Totonacans used vanilla as a medicine and a perfume. Aztecs later adopted vanilla and used it to flavor a chocolate drink. Eventually, the French learned how to cultivate vanilla beans and vanilla became one of the most widely used spices around the world.
“The History of Vanilla”
In Depth Info
Two More Threats to Superiority
For purity protection from people with disabilities and homosexuals, white supremacists should also give up:
Because she sees the world in a different way, autistic Temple Grandin understands animal behavior. Her insights have improved every step in the beef production process.
“Temple Grandin on how the autistic ‘think different'”
May 1, 2013
Homosexual Alan Turing was the father of computer science.
“Why Alan Turing is the father of computer science”
June 7, 2014
White supremacists should walk their talk if they want everyone else to accept their inherent superiority.
Any group of people can discriminate. Some gays are now joining white supremacists in discriminating against blacks and Jews.
“How the Alt-Right Is Using Sex and Camp to Attract Gay Men to Fascism”
June 5, 2017
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