re: Racism & origins

Sweitzer, Dennis (
Mon, 01 Apr 96 07:27:00 EST

When I wrote,

>Also, the white supremicists probably hold to a young earth.

I did indeed mean that under a young earth theory, interracial mixing would
be limited, so white supremicists could make the claim for whites being
"sons of Adam".

What a time for this topic to come up. On Sunday, we were driving home
through Pennsylvania Dutch Country (Strasburg, PA), and there on the corner
was a KKK demonstration. White robes and masks, banners and flags, the
whole works. One sign even said that it was proven that blacks (I think
they used a term like, "monkey-men") were inferior (probably refering to the
bell curve book, whose exact title I don't remember).

I'm still upset. Being of Pennsylvania Dutch extraction (but not Amish), my
anscestors (and about 5 million others) fled Germany 100-200 years ago
because of this kind of bigotry and repression. I hope that the rest of the
German descendents of Lancaster, York, & beyond, have not forgotten their