Racism Is A Device Of Control Essay

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Racism exists as a device of control. Racism is a rather modern concept, proven by its nonexistence in ancient texts and history. The concept of "race" was introduced by the emergence of the colonial age. Its purpose was to incite nations to follow to colonial trend and to justify the abuses of colonialism. Racism is purely a social and mental construction, which can be regarded by closely examining history, psychology, and sociology of the human race. Racism still serves quite effectively as a device of control through division, in American today. When examining recent trends in political, social and economic systems of America it is clear that racism clearly exist. Nevertheless, opponents contend that racism cannot possibly thrive and coexist within the advanced nation of America.
Gavin McInnes, an English-born Canadian writer, actor, comedian and co-founder of Vice Media, is a contributor for The Rebel Media where he frequently reports on their YouTube channel about controversial topics. In a video titled Racism Does Not Exist (and the statistics prove it) on the Rebel Media YouTube page McInnes, strictly opposes the existence of racism. McInnes first claim is “The existence of racism in the real world is so infinitesimally small, that it 's statistically irrelevant.’ McInnes believes that the human world is so complex that concept of racism compared to larger concepts such as life and death, is insignificant. In retrospect racism is only a small fragment of life,…

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