The systematization of race concepts during the Enlightenment period brought with it the conflict between monogenism (a single origin for all human races) and polygenism (the hypothesis that races had separate origins). This debate was originally cast in creationist terms as a question of one versus many creations of humanity, but continued after evolution was widely accepted, at which point the question was given in terms of whether humans had split from their ancestral species one or many times.
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Paul’s most frequent language for Jesus, then, remained rooted in his Jewish traditions, asserting on the one hand that Jesus was the Messiah, long promised in the prophetic scriptures, bringing Israel’s destiny to its god-ordained climax, and on the other that Jesus was Lord, both in the sense that he had embodied God’s appointed destiny for the human race and in the sense that in him Israel’s unique God had become personally present, accomplishing that which in scripture only God can accomplish. Simultaneously, and precisely because of the inner dynamic of just this Jewish tradition, Paul was announcing that Jesus was the true King of Israel and hence the true Lord of the world, at exactly the time in history, and over exactly the geographical spread, where the Roman emperor was being proclaimed, in what styled itself a “gospel”, in very similar terms. The mainstream Jewish monotheistic critique of paganism, of all its idolatry and immorality, found in Paul’s day a more focused target, and in Paul’s theology a sharper weapon.
But The Shining is not really about the murders at the Overlook Hotel. It is about the murder of a race - the race of Native Americans - and the consequences of that murder.
yes she does. Go to Africa where black africans are without any admixture. She would stick out because she’s mixed and looks mixed. that’s why black kids at her school called her white.
The idealization of the nuclear family is very much in the interest of capitalism, as is the expectation that working-class families will be able simultaneously to provide labor under exploitive conditions while reproducing their labor power in the form of children. So as a general proposition, state intervention to regulate working-class families is justified to enforce those expectations.