Indeed. This morality play on racism is a troubling form of motivated ignorance with its cliché cultivation of a ‘few bad apples’ fallacy. This rhetorical device forewarns that the overall purity of whiteness remains unspoiled by the fertilizing agent — privilege. Meanwhile its the manufacuring of these apples, or in this instance racial hierarchy as its production in and of itself that gets missed in the discussion.

It appears the more that I write the better I perceive.

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