Race Works

White privilege. What is that? The concept that because of my skin color I’m predisposed to preferential treatment? Preferential treatment from who? Other whites? Blacks? Well, let’s just answer to the idea that I’m not white, even though for all intents and purposes my looks say otherwise. Since I’m not white, but look white, do … More Race Works

For the Holidays

Yes, technically, there is no God … on Earth at least. God exists on Earth only as represented through people who choose to follow His path in faith, peace, and love. And this debate on the Bible … its truth or fiction. Believing the Bible completely literally all the way through defeats the purpose of … More For the Holidays

The Truth about Science

I am resting Ralph Ellison’s Invisible Man, and am picking back up The Postmodern Condition: A Report on Knowledge by Jean-Francois Lyotard. The following thoughts are inspired by Lyotard, pages 23-41, sections 7-11. Is scientific knowledge the metanarrative of narrative knowledge? Or is narrative knowledge the metanarrative of scientific knowledge? Because while explicitly stating the … More The Truth about Science

Racism and Capitalism in Ralph Ellison’s Invisible Man

I am inspired by a turn of events to rest Lyotard and reopen Ralph Ellison’s Invisible Man. I have read this book about three or four times cover to cover. I also did a presentation on this book in a Junior Seminar class while I was attending Clark Atlanta University. So I am going to … More Racism and Capitalism in Ralph Ellison’s Invisible Man

My Psychiatric Distress: I’m Crazy, but I Can’t Be Sane!

I live a psychotic life. I pace the floor and smoke cigarettes. I browse my library and read short passages from random books. I didn’t want to dress like a boy and I still don’t. I was poor growing up and I still am. I would work but it’s not possible right now. All that … More My Psychiatric Distress: I’m Crazy, but I Can’t Be Sane!