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The myth of manifold unity has surpassed the myth of simple unity in the nationalist imaginary.
Every universal principle acquires its coherence by contradicting itself at the point of self-defense.
Majorities now demand that minorities bear an authentic, unreflective relation to “their own culture.” This fantasy induces an incredible resentment towards those imagined to not bear the burden of “choice.”
A multicultural exchange between an Asian and a Latino treated Californian culture as a common currency.
Mass media “multiculturalism” gathers black males and asian females before the white gaze.
The practice of interpreting “minority” literatures in light of “minority” cultures is now common. This hermeneutic is indefensible unless “majority” literatures are subjected to the same indignity of reductionism.