> 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".
I still see an obvious contradiction here. If one assumes that there are
(apparently) human beings in existence that are not descendants of Adam,
then he is not taking Gen. 1 literally. Why a young earth, then?
> 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).
The title is, cleverly, The_Bell_Curve. A tightly reasoned book of 800
pages or so that has been characterized by caricature of a small part of it
(not that I agree with all of their conclusions -- it's just that I've seen
very few fair criticisms of the book).
> 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
They probably have, but hopefully that still won't make them believe KKK
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