Monday, June 03, 2013


I just watched part of a horrible video depicting Black South Africans stoning and kicking a naked Black Somali to death in the street. Apparently he was a small shopkeeper who resisted looting by the local Bantus. I have a strong stomach but I had to turn it off before it finished. Part of the awfulness was the off-camera sound of women shouting encouragement, laughing and clapping. It was not bloody, but it was grotesque.

But the more important question --as I learned from General Casey-- is: is this racist? I mean, when Black South Africans slaughter a Black Somali in the street, since there are not Whites involved, can that be racist?

I supposed, though, that whatever drove these poor people to kill like that must be the legacy of colonialism and apartheid.

To think otherwise, well, that would be raciss.


PS, if you look at the comments following the video in its original YouTube setting, you can see that Somalis and other Africans have their own inter-group issues. Lots of angry name calling. Which is common on YouTube comments, which have been called the mosh-pit of the planet.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

It seems to me that parts of the country are heading for different versions of inhumanity. The mostly white well-off people in this country are heading for a sort of robotic soullessness that perceives others not as individuals, but as organs to be harvested, burdens to be eradicated, resources to be exploited, sex toys to be used and discarded. The mostly black and hispanic poor people are descending into a fugue barbarism without any semblance of law or order.

The situation is grim, no matter how you look at it. No wonder Jack Donovan wants to "start the world." I would rather die horribly, hungry and free than slowly, apathetic and soulless.


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