Sunday, January 26, 2014

Class and Identity | Jonas Kyratzes

Class and Identity | Jonas Kyratzes: I think he's explaining the distinction better than I've managed. Whether he'll be any more successful, I dunno—it looks like an identitarian has already complained in the comments. Frankly, telling anyone they're doing something wrong is hard, no matter how gently you do it and how much you acknowledge you understand what sent them down the wrong path. Much of the reason I stay in awe of Malcolm X is he figured it out on his own.

Hmm. Though having said that, if Malcolm hadn't clashed with Elijah Muhammad, maybe he would've ended up no different than Louis Farrakhan. Sometimes the best of us need a boot in the butt to realize we're hanging with people who've got the wrong take.