Here’s the notes for episode #16 of The Meaning of Everything show.
We usually think of religion as something that makes us good–but what happens when religion is something that enables us to be bad? In this eye-opening episode Professor Christopher Driscoll makes the unusual and important observation that the Western God acts as a buffer against limitations for white people. That is, it makes it easier for white people to marginalize and commit violence against everybody else. Tune in to take a hard look at yourself and your neighbors. We discuss lynching, drone strikes, Trump, Kendrick Lamar, and more.
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