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Unusually many encounters this week
with people whose conduct is very abnormal.
Ambrose and Olga Worrall took the doctrine of “Don’t come uninvited” to extreme lengths — or so I thought. A key story involves their relations with one another.
From The Gift of Healing, pages 118-120:[*]
Some time before our marriage Olga had injured her left hand in a fall on an icy sidewalk. Following this mishap a small lump appeared in the injured area. It did not disappear, but grew larger until it was as big as a good-sized walnut. Continue reading Reconsidering “Don’t come uninvited.”
At least, not for people like me.[*]
A city set on a hill cannot be hid.
- Tim O’Brien, “Twelve Gates to the City”
- The Davis Sisters, “Twelve Gates to the City”
It’s my own fault.
Three hundred college students, mostly white, were divided into two groups. The first group watched videos in which a white person acted cordially toward a black person, e.g. smiling. The second group watched videos in which a white person snubbed a black person. After watching the videos, students in the first group showed relatively more positive attitudes towards blacks. Students in the second group showed relatively more negative attitudes toward blacks.
All this really tells me is that some white folk adopt the attitudes other white folk model.
I’m ready to regard the study itself as racist.
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