burial, not common ground

Eurocentrists insist that you debate on their terms. If you are a baseball player and I play football and I make the football field the discourse on which we must engage, you are at a disadvantage. The die are set against you and that is precisely the rhetorical vise Eurocentrism imposes on its intellectually colonized subjects. Eurocentrists get frustrated in debates with me because I challenge them to do comparative analysis in reverse, critiquing their own generalizing assumptions and examining how these limit their capacity for communication with those who do not accept their ideological positions.


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