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By Jacqueline Jones

In 1656, a planter in colonial Maryland tortured and killed one among his slaves, an Angolan guy named Antonio who refused to paintings the fields. Over 3 centuries later, a Detroit exertions organizer named Simon Owens watched as strikebreakers wielding bats and lead pipes beat his fellow autoworkers for protesting their inhumane operating stipulations. Antonio and Owens had not anything in universal however the colour in their pores and skin and the industrial injustices they battled—yet the previous is what defines them in America’s realization. In A Dreadful Deceit, award-winning historian Jacqueline Jones lines the lives of those males and 4 different African americans to bare how the concept that of race has obscured the criteria that really divide and unite us.

Expansive, visionary, and provocative, A Dreadful Deceit explodes the pernicious fiction that has formed American heritage.

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Unter Kontingenz wollen wir verstehen, daß die angezeigten Möglichkeiten weiteren Erlebens auch anders ausfallen können, als erwartet wurde; daß die Anzeige mithin täuschen kann, indem sie auf etwas verweist, das nicht ist oder wider Erwarten nicht erreichbar ist oder, wenn man die notwendigen Vorkehrungen für aktuelles Erleben getroffen hat (zum Beispiel hingegangen ist), nicht mehr da ist. Komplexität heißt also praktisch Selektionszwang, Kontingenz heißt praktisch Enttäuschungsgefahr und Notwendigkeit des Sicheinlassens auf Risiken.

V g l auch JACK P. GIBBS, Norms. The Problem of Definition and Classification. The American Journal of Sociology 70 (1965), S. 586-594. 31 Auf der Basis dieser Unterscheidungen bewegen sich, wie ALEXANDER SESONSKE, and . Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 17 (1956), S. 1 - 2 1 , zeigt, die üblichen Kontroversen und Mißverständnisse. 42 sie bestimmte Leistungen erbringe, wird dagegen normativ erwartet. Wird man in diesem Punkte enttäuscht, hat man nicht das Gefühl, falsch erwartet zu haben.

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