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Saturday, March 26, 2016

Resisting the Rise of Hate Groups

It is important not to remain silent in the face of the rise of hate groups around the globe. As the old saying goes, silence gives consent. In the US, hate groups are rising as certain frightened whites face the reality that soon they will no longer be in the majority in the US. President Barack Obama, the first African American president, has exacerbated the fear of these people, through no fault of his own. One of the biggest solutions that counters this tidal wave is education against this toxic thinking.

See the following link from the PBS Newshour for more: http://www.pbs.org/newshour/bb/as-racial-hate-groups-rise-strategies-to-shut-them-down/

If you have been infected with hatred and want to get out, see: http://www.lifeafterhate.org/

See also, http://jsbrookspresents.blogspot.com/2016/03/new-term-for-misinformation-play-with-it.html and learn a term for the misinformation hate groups provide to provoke others ...

Another useful post is one on avoiding fanaticism: http://jsbrookspresents.blogspot.com/2016/03/fanaticism-avoid-it.html

For a post on the dehumanization that comes from stereotyping, see: http://jsbrookspresents.blogspot.com/2014/08/stereotyping-and-dehumanizing-run-wild.html

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