Black mayhem, black joy

In the long discussion, “A new way of putting the problem of black-white relations,” which concerns black anger toward whites and what the cause of this anger may be, Rhona N. and Allen G. offered the thought-provoking, Nietzschean-sounding idea that what motivates the rioters is not anger, but joy—joy in destruction, joy in expressing their liberated violence. I’ve asked Rhona to expand on her point, and she has replied.

Posted by Lawrence Auster at August 09, 2011 06:23 PM | Send

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