In defense of the "White privilege"

Vladimir Minkov,

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Vladimir Minkov
I came into the world in the autocratic Soviet Union as early as before the Second World War, in a Jewish and a bona fide Soviet family. The Soviets were a unique brand of Russian Orthodox Christianity, which worshipped in reality a human God being the ruler of the country and where Jews and Christians were spiritual enemies. In the 1970s, I immigrated to America, where democracy and the true Judeo-Christian spirituality of this country made it possible to begin the search for the true meaning of this incomprehensible God above us the humans and for the forbidden in the Soviet Union Torah. I discovered that the One God, the Torah, Judaism in their intellectual interpretations are the basis for determining the purpose of our stay in our world, the basis for defining Good and Evil. I discovered the basics of Western Judeo-Christian civilization where Jews and Christians, while being religiously different, have a common spiritual Torah-based foundation for creating a better world for everybody,...

Those white Europeans who established first the English colonies here in America and then the United States of America, and those who arrived here before WWII were privileged to create and then enhance an American version of Judeo-Christian realm in all spheres of public life – in government, in economics, in religion, in social and political institutions.

The American Judeo-Christian realm were much closer to the true Bible guidance than it was in Europe. In America, the government was small and therefore non-intrusive letting the people be individually free and shape their own lives as the humans “made in the image and likeness of God” while in Europe the “big governments” were limiting significantly the individual freedoms.

The majority of those “privileged” individuals were indeed people with the white skin although in the course of American history some non-whites were added as well to the Judeo-Christian American realm of individual freedoms such as Indian aborigines, Chines workers and the Blacks after the slavery was abolished.

If that is the true history of the USA, the so called White privilege should be considered the blessing for America. However, these days the White privilege is a very much negative descriptor.

Why? The answer is obvious and it is: it is invented to diminish American tradition and downgrade Judeo-Christian Bible-guided governance to provide enough space for the non-American Judeo-Christian traditions to be planted and then become the leading one in the governance.

Two powerful forces are behind all that. They are

(1) a large number of after-WWII immigrants with the non-American history and traditions who consider a big god-like government to be a “caring father” that would take care of them better than they would do it for themselves as free individuals, and

(2) a large number of corrupted politicians who have begun using those immigrants to secure election victories on the way to converting the nation of the free people to the nation of government subjects.          

From the news media:

University of Michigan training session used ‘Privileged Identity Exploration Model’. A two-day professional development conference held recently at the University of Michigan included a training session that aimed to help white employees deal with their “whiteness” so they could become better equipped to fight for social justice causes, according to organizers.

Participants who took part in the “Conversations on Whiteness” session, held during the university’s Student Life Professional Development Conference, were taught to “recognize the difficulties they face when talking about social justice issues related to their White identity, explore this discomfort, and devise ways to work through it,” the university’s website states.

The goal was to help participants in “unpacking Whiteness” to support students and staff with issues and efforts “related to identity and social justice,” the website added.

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In essence, the current civil-war-type battles in America are the battles between those who are “white privileged” meaning the people of American-version of Judeo-Christian morality of individual freedoms and those who want America to become a nation of the “god-like-big-government” subjects.

That is why the American Judeo-Christian majority made Donald Trump an American president since the American majority cherish its “white privilege” meaning the Judeo-Christian morality for the people of all colors.

That is why Prime Minister of Israel Benjamin Netanyahu supports the restoration of Judeo-Christian morality in America – he understands that the decline of Judeo-Christian morality in America and the entire Western civilization is a threat to the state of Israel and the entire Jewish nation.

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu released a Christmas Eve video on Twitter, sending holiday wishes and making a point of stressing that Israel is a country that “says Merry Christmas.” “I am very proud to be the prime minister of Israel, a country that says ‘Merry Christmas’ first to its Christian citizens and to our Christian friends around the world. I am proud that Israel is the country in which Christians not only survive, but they thrive because we believe in this friendship among people and we protect the rights of everyone to worship in the holy shrines behind me (in the land of Israel).”





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