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Re: Clint E. Karma and Racism

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  • val2160
    ... I personally could have done without Clint singing. I think Clint s character subscribed to the Allan Bloom school of thought that not all cultures are
    Message 1 of 3 , Feb 22, 2009
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      --- In anthroposophy_tomorrow@yahoogroups.com, "Mike helsher" <mhelsher@...> wrote:
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      > I just got back from seeing Clint Eastwood's latest movie "Grand
      > Torino" and I thought I'd write a bit while it is still resonating. I
      > think PS should study this movie and write long articulate diatribes
      > that seek to prove that Clint Eastwood is racist. Clint's character
      > makes blatantly racist remarks in the movie, but there is a bigger
      > picture to be thought of, and a karmic resolve that makes C.E. the
      > movie master that he is. If one has even the slightest empathetic
      > inclination, you see that the racism in the movie is a learned
      > circumstantial byproduct of ignorance.

      I personally could have done without Clint singing. I think Clint's character subscribed to the Allan Bloom school of thought that not all cultures are equal.  You might like The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down by Fadiman. -Val

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