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I think, for a second, you did not understand me correctly,
Racism is here used as in example, not as the true centre of anything.
Anything can be the centre of a system.
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From: Wade T.Smith <email@example.com>
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Subject: Re: Memetic vulnerability: was: Faking It
> Kenneth Van Oost -
> >Racism is the (a) 'true centre' of a system, its central point.
> I've always assumed tribalism was more of the center - territorialism.
> And I've come to this mostly because animals don't give too much of a
> shit about things other than their local turf, and because the outsider
> is usually an enemy. So the tribe is the important family to protect, and
> one's location in the tribe is ego territory.
> But, it is a big, innate, mix.
> Evolution and culture feeds it all as well as demanding most of the table.
> - Wade
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