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[Xmca-l] Re: The value of Philosophy: xmca and the GOP
It would be interesting to know how white people view the "black-skinned white man" (Frantz fanon's term)running on the Republican ticket. In many black circles he is the epitome of what carter g. Woodson refer to as "a miseducated negro" (overly religious in the religion of his former slavemaster, ignorant of his history, a false sense of self and identity, and a one-dimensional man). Juxtaposed against Obama who "appears" to struggle with a du boisian double consciousness, Carson is truly a by-product of American slavery. Do the two identities represent the liberalism and conservatism of the American body polity, or the absurd products of American slavery?
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From: David Preiss <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 11/11/2015 10:42 PM (GMT-05:00)
To: "eXtended Mind, Culture, Activity" <email@example.com>
Subject: [Xmca-l] Re: The value of Philosophy: xmca and the GOP
During the last three presidential elections (including this one), the GOP
debates have became a curious mixture of reality show, bad comedy and
pseudo-surrealism. It would be fun to watch if those guys on tv were not
running to control one of the biggest nuclear arsenals on earth.
On Wed, Nov 11, 2015 at 7:51 PM, JAG <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> RE: Rubio
> Children as welders?
> This has already been debunked (NYT 11/11)
> On Wed, Nov 11, 2015 at 10:13 AM, mike cole <email@example.com> wrote:
> > Kim et al-- One of the big applause lines at the GOP debate last night
> > came from Marco Rubio. Declaring (falsely) that welders earn more than
> > philosophers, he got his applause by declaring "We need more welders and
> > less philosophers" (qouted from memory).
> > Given the high value placed on critical thinking, never mind the ground
> > rules of civil discourse, our admiration
> > for children-as-philosophers, among xmca participants, the applause might
> > give one pause. A reminder of the centrality of values in the
> > of educational activities.
> > Hmmmmm
> > mike
> > --
> > It is the dilemma of psychology to deal as a natural science with an
> > object that creates history. Ernst Boesch