Bill Gates scholarship excludes people of pallor
As discussed by Rob Sanchez at the Vdare blog, the $1 billion Gates Millennium Scholarship fund is off limits for Caucasians. In order to apply for the scholarship, a person must be a citizen or permanent legal resident of the United States, and must be “African American, American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian and Pacific Islander American, or Hispanic American.” Off hand, does anyone know the legality of that? Are there federal laws prohibiting racial discrimination in private scholarships?
The reader who told me about the Gates story says that “white people should not use Microsoft products. MS Office can be replaced by Open Office. PCs running Windows can be replaced by machines running Unix and Mac OS X which are superior to Windows.” First of all, the Gates Foundation is an entirely separate entity from Microsoft. Second, those other companies and operating systems are also left wing and anti-white. The most popular Linux operating system at present is Ubuntu, a name that conveys a message that is about white-friendly as Kwanzaa. And is there any company in America more politically correct than Apple, with its ubiquitous logo a half-eaten piece of food that symbolizes man’s rebellion against God? When Eric Voegelin wrote in 1952 that gnosticism is not just a trend in our civilization, but the very nature of modernity, he knew what he was talking about.
This has always been a particularly odious and exemplary issue for me.Paulus writes:
I like your latest entry, “Bill Gates scholarship excludes people of pallor.”Carol Iannone replies to Paul C.:
Go look at the Apple stores, the one on Fifth Avenue or the one on Broadway near Lincoln Center. With the big bitten apple suspended above a cavernous brightly lit space holding all these people absorbed in computers, it looks like some futuristic fantasy about world domination.
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