The Events In Gaza Have Led Me To Ask: Can White Folks Ever Transcend The Parochialism of Their Race?

Adebayo Adeniran
4 min readJan 8, 2024

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Not even the Iraq war had this galvanizing effect on millions of individuals around the world.

Even though it was abundantly clear to everyone that Saddam Hussein had no weapons of mass destruction and we marched in our millions to protest the invasion of a sovereign nation, we were more than ready to give our leaders the benefit of the doubt: both George Bush and Tony Blair won their re-election bids in 04 and 05, respectively.

But it does feel rather different this time.

While some may argue that the presence of social media has made it easy for news to travel at the speed on light; but it is much more than that.

We have seen umpteen images of children and women blown to smithereens and those images are forever seared into our subconscious; far more than we realize or appreciate.

And for the very first time, we see the west for what it truly is: a genocidally racist, profoundly corrupt and morally bankrupt enterprise; one which has no other aspirations but to dominate and destroy.

It was never about democracy in Libya, Iraq, Yemen, Iran, Grenada, Guyana, South Africa and other far flung parts of the globe; it was strictly about ensuring the continued dominance of their agenda.

The useless terms to which we have become accustomed: human rights, the rule of law and democracy have all been exposed as one great sham and it is apparent to all that it is all about race and the preservation of white people at the top of the pyramid, not just globally but locally too.

And this is playing out in the European Union, the United Kingdom and the United States of America.

With the EU, it has had to deal with the fall out from the wars which have been waged by America in Ukraine and North Africa, by way of the massive refugee crises.

The refugee crises has been the biggest single reason for the rise of the far right across Italy, Germany, France, Hungary, Poland, Switzerland and the Netherlands.

To those in Europe, who have been hoodwinked by opportunistic politicians, their…



Adebayo Adeniran

A lifelong bibliophile, who seeks to unleash his energy on as many subjects as possible