"I Have A Dream" Speech: Black Lives Matter 2020 Edition
Martin Luther King Would Approve Of Jose Franco's Dream Of Racial Harmony Through Self Reflection
By: Jose Franco
I have a dream of sharing my views despite living in a state of dissatisfaction with how we talk to ourselves. When I was in high school, I felt alienated, cut off from others and myself. In order to enable a well intentioned discussion to encourage people of different races to use productive language during their self talk, it's necessary to agree the resistance we face is either conscious or unconscious. If well meaning people insist they have nothing to hide, understand what is involved and have strong motivation, we can only assume the resistance to constructive self talk must be unconscious. Constructively critical self reflection exposes the things we don't think we're bad at and can help us in good faith, work through the unconscious resistance.
I have a dream all people, regardless of race, can put their egos to the side since what I propose involves a great deal of introspection and even then, it's an extremely difficult job. Instead of looking within, most of us spend our time trying to rationalize our behavior as a result of our lack of self awareness. Since we'll continue to be flawed, we should also know and understand the the most common defense mechanisms we use, We should ask each other for help pointing out underwhelming approaches we often overlook. I'm know not everyone feels as strong about race relations. Some members of our community aren't able to share rebellious views ....... continue reading http://stoopjuice.com/
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