The Excuse Culture: Racism in America
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Racism — or any kind of (arbitrary) prejudice, really — is lazy. You can say it’s ignorant, stupid, uncreative, short-sighted, etc. But the core root of the problem is pure laziness. I’ll explain. When people want things in their lives, they are likely to do one of these three things:

Marginalizing With Buzzwords
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When we start to weed out our rationalizations and excuses we find that, sometimes, our excuse-making can be insidiously subtle. I have noticed an uptick in the use of buzzwords lately in media that seem to reinforce self-defeating behavior. I will list 3 big ones here. Triple H (not the pro wrestler):