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what would that genealogy do?

break down da racism obvzz - that's a D: RULE

 

Memmi 2000

MEMMI Professor Emeritus of Sociology @ Unv. Of Paris Albert-; RACISM, translated by Steve Martinot, pp.163-165

The struggle against racism will be long, difficult, without intermission, without remission, probably never achieved, yet for this very reason, it is a struggle to be undertaken without surcease and without concessions. One cannot be indulgent toward racism. One cannot even let the monster in the house, especially not in a mask. To give it merely a foothold means to augment the bestial part in us and in other people which is to diminish what is human. To accept the racist universe to the slightest degree is to endorse fear, injustice, and violence. It is to accept the persistence of the dark history in which we still largely live. It is to agree that the outsider will always be a possible victim (and which [person] man is not [themself] himself an outsider relative to someone else?). Racism illustrates in sum, the inevitable negativity of the condition of the dominated; that is it illuminates in a certain sense the entire human conditionThe anti-racist struggle, difficult though it is, and always in question, is nevertheless one of the prologues to the ultimate passage from animality to humanity. In that sense, we cannot fail to rise to the racist challenge. However, it remains true that one’s moral conduct only emerges from a choice: one has to want it. It is a choice among other choices, and always debatable in its foundations and its consequences. Let us say, broadly speaking, that the choice to conduct oneself morally is the condition for the establishment of a human order for which racism is the very negation. This is almost a redundancy. One cannot found a moral order, let alone a legislative order, on racism because racism signifies the exclusion of the other and his or her subjection to violence and domination. From an ethical point of view, if one can deploy a little religious languageracism is “the truly capital sin.â€fn22 It is not an accident that almost all of humanity’s spiritual traditions counsel respect for the weak, for orphans, widows, or strangers. It is not just a question of theoretical counsel respect for the weak, for orphans, widows or strangers. It is not just a question of theoretical morality and disinterested commandments. Such unanimity in the safeguarding of the other suggests the real utility of such sentiments. All things considered, we have an interest in banishing injustice, because injustice engenders violence and death. Of course, this is debatable. There are those who think that if one is strong enough, the assault on and oppression of others is permissible. But no one is ever sure of remaining the strongest. One day, perhaps, the roles will be reversed. All unjust society contains within itself the seeds of its own death. It is probably smarter to treat others with respect so that they treat you with respect. “Recall,†says the bible, “that you were once a stranger in Egypt,†which means both that you ought to respect the stranger because you were a stranger yourself and that you risk becoming once again someday. It is an ethical and a practical appeal – indeed, it is a contract, however implicit it might be. In short, the refusal of racism is the condition for all theoretical and practical morality. Because, in the end, the ethical choice commands the political choice. A just society must be a society accepted by all. If this contractual principle is not accepted, then only conflict, violence, and destruction will be our lot. If it is accepted, we can hope someday to live in peace. True, it is a wager, but the stakes are irresistible.

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What about a genealogy on guantanamo bay over the human rights violations the usfg has done to prisoners. 

 

NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO

I DON'T WANT TO CUT MORE "Genealogy bad" CARDS ANYMORE 

I HATE THE ONE TEAM ON THE CIRCUIT THAT RAN A ROSA PARKS K AFF ON ME THE VERY FIRST TIME I DID CX 

DON'T MAKE ME RELIVE THAT EXPERIENCE 

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You can get solid imperialism evidence. I can make a trade for some evidence. Preferably a solid arms race DA with spec links.

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You could do a few things with a gitmo aff:

1) Ironic Interpretation of the resolution and justify opening a new guantanamo bay. Of course this will tie into the racism of governmental policies

2) Justify the fact that closing guantanamo bay is economic engagement because guantanamo bay costing more money and being a heavy financial burden on Cuba.

3) Genealogy on the human rights abuses that go on at guantanamo bay

 

These are just some basic ideas that came to me immediately but they are all do-able

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You could do a few things with a gitmo aff:

1) Ironic Interpretation of the resolution and justify opening a new guantanamo bay. Of course this will tie into the racism of governmental policies

2) Justify the fact that closing guantanamo bay is economic engagement because guantanamo bay costing more money and being a heavy financial burden on Cuba.

3) Genealogy on the human rights abuses that go on at guantanamo bay

 

These are just some basic ideas that came to me immediately but they are all do-able

 I'm a first year Varsity this upcoming season, can you please go more into how the Guantanamo bay case can be interpreteted as topical? 

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 I'm a first year Varsity this upcoming season, can you please go more into how the Guantanamo bay case can be interpreteted as topical? 

The problem lies not withing the economic engagement portion of the resolution, but the increase portion. Since we "lease" (I use that term lightly as Cuba does not want us there) it could technically qualify as economic engagement to remove the lease, but not a net increase.

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 I'm a first year Varsity this upcoming season, can you please go more into how the Guantanamo bay case can be interpreteted as topical? 

 

It's not topical. I don't see any way to win on the T flow with anyone except an ultra lay judge. 

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