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Breivik is Not "Insane" but a Logical Product of Racist Social Relations

In his essay Racism and Culture, Frantz Fanon remarked that, in societies where racism has become incorporated into the social relations of the mode of production, there is a tendency amongst the liberal members of these societies to regard racism "as a mental quirk, as a psychological flaw." Rather than grasp the fact that the unapologetic racist in a culture where racist relations have become institutionalized––implicit norms rather than explicit attributes that we would historically understand as virulently racist––are simply acting according to structural logic, we would rather dismiss them as aberrant. "If in England, in Belgium, or in France, despite the democratic principles affirmed by these respective nations," Fanon wrote, "there are still racists, it is these racists who, in opposition to the country as a whole, are logically consistent… The racist in a culture wit

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Added: Jul-23-2012 Occurred On: Apr-29-2012
By: pravdavoin
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Tags: Norway, Norwegian, FRP, Racism, Zionism, Zionist, Oslo, attack
Location: Norway (load item map)
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