In the Belly of the Beast: Letters from Prison - Racism in America and Behind Bars Summary & Analysis

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The history of human rights has been a history of racism. From the American Constitution (which paradoxically declared the freedom of Man while allowing for slavery of blacks) to the Magna Carta to the notion of Manifest Destiny, whites have asserted their superiority over non-white races. The "big secret" is the constant push in society to show that non-whites are inferior to whites, and this "race theory of humanity" still continues. This can be done in a variety of ways - through crime statistics, psychological tests, intelligence tests. The only force which opposes this "race theory of humanity" is Communism and specifically the Marxist idea of dialectical materialism.

Prejudice is a barrier to intelligence in the Communist philosophy, and genealogical discrimination or isolation has been shown in history to be the death of civilizations. "Intelligence...

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