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February 4, 2011

Auster's First Law of Majority-Minority Relations in Liberal Society:

The more troublesome, unassimilable, or dangerous a designated minority or non-Western group actually is, the more favorably it is treated. This undeserved favorable treatment of a troublesome or misbehaving group can take numerous forms, including celebrating the group, giving the group greater rights and privileges, covering up the group's crimes and dysfunctions, attacking the group's critics as racists, and blaming the group's bad behavior on white racism. -- Clarifying the First Law

Posted by Vanderleun at February 4, 2011 12:27 PM. This is an entry on the sideblog of American Digest: Check it out.

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