Its a sequencing question profit motive doesnt make

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Unformatted text preview: society . There is nothing willful or speculative in this statement, for one could just as well state the claim the other way around: There is something organic to civil society that makes it essential to the destruction of the Black body. Blackness is a positionality of "absolute dereliction" (Fanon), abandonment, in the face of civil society, and therefore cannot establish itself, or be established, through hegemonic interventions. Blackness cannot become one of civil society's many junior partners: Black citizenship, or Black civic obligation, are oxymorons. Capitalism Capitalism Capitalism began through the destruction of the black body which means we have a better articulation of why capitalism exists. It’s a sequencing question, profit motive doesn’t make any sense because it would have been cheaper to get the white underclass from Europe Wilderson, Professor UCI, 2003 (Frank B., “The Prison Slave as Hegemony’s (Silent) Scandal”, Soc Justice 30 no2 2003, Accessed 8-4-12, MR) The theoretical importance of emphasizing this in the early 21st century is twofold. First, capital was kickstarted by approaching a particular body (a black body) with direct relations of force, not by approaching a white body with variable capital. Thus, one could say that slave...
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