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NPR Really Wants You To Burn Your White Author Books

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We interrupt your normally scheduled ‘climate change’ article for publicly funded calls to “burn” books

NPR Advises Readers to ’Decolonize” Their Bookshelves by Removing White Authors

National Public Radio (NPR) posted a tweet Saturday urging every reader to begin “decolonizing your bookshelf.”

According to NPR, “white voices have dominated what has been considered canon for eons.” The public broadcaster advises fans to begin “decolonizing your bookshelf” by removing the works of white authors.

NPR suggests that “decolonizing your bookshelf” is about “about actively resisting and casting aside the colonialist ideas of narrative, storytelling, and literature that have pervaded the American psyche for so long.”

They posit:

If you are white, take a moment to examine your bookshelf. What do you see? What books and authors have you allowed to influence your worldview, and how you process the issues of racism and prejudice toward the disenfranchised? Have you considered that, if you identify as white and read only the work of white authors, you are in some ways listening to an extension of your own voice on repeat? While the details and depth of experience may differ, white voices have dominated what has been considered canon for eons.

U, no thanks. I like the books I like. Quite frankly, I don’t even consider the color of the science fiction, horror (especially zombie), and thriller authors I read. If they happen to be white, well, they’re writing stuff I’m interested in.

But, here’s the big thing: this is the kind of crazy that is going to drive people away. Virtually everyone agreed that the killing of George Floyd was a tragedy and a horrible thing and we do need to look at reform for law enforcement (interestingly, Liberals don’t see the need to reform the heavily politicized FBI). Conservatives and Liberals are in agreement that some law enforcement is out of control and we don’t like the militarization of law enforcement. Then we get the riots and looting and vandalism and property destruction and assault. Calls to defund the police. Assaulting and blaming police who had nothing to do with the murder. Mixing in ‘climate change’. Demeaning white people (even though a goodly chunk of police shootings are done by non-white officers). Threats. Mixing in gender confused stuff. And crazy crap like “burning” your books by white authors.

The Atlantic once wrote that Occupy Wall Street wouldn’t work

Any protest that hopes to accomplish some goal needs, well, a goal. If a demonstration like this lacks concrete objectives, then its purpose will be limited at best and nonexistent at worst. At this time, all the protest really appears to stand for is a general dislike of Wall Street. But what does that mean?

BLM has some goals, but, they are being shifted all over the place, and they are black supremacist and even racist to some degree. They are going to isolate themselves just like last time. OWS had their chance, I think most of us agreed that the super rich and big companies had power and the average citizen was ignored by government, then they went loony with all their SJW stuff. People will soon start tuning out from the current issue due to the same over-reach.



Source: https://www.thepiratescove.us/2020/06/07/npr-really-wants-you-to-burn-your-white-author-books/
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