Dr. Jeanette Parker (file photo)

Racism was personified in my last article, pictured as an “entity” going about infecting the world population, to bring realism to what it is, how it operates and where it comes from. It’s like a “disorder” needing treatment, reigning in the “spiritual realm” and operates through the mind and actions.

No one is exempt to this disorder. You can see from the recent date how rapidly racism has spread. It’s ludicrous to think that because of different skin color or physical features or nationality people are judged, where they came from, physical features, what they wear, where they live or born, on and on.

Racism is like a contagious disease spread through words and actions, which are copied, repeated and therefore, it continuously spreads. It’s a “spiritual” enigma to those who do not understand its source and strange to those who are not enlightened to the real truth of its spiritual origin. It’s biased and against God’s laws; laid bare as a disabler in our society. People of all levels of intelligence are deceived into following the corrupt trail of racism and its deceit as it creeps monstrously and permeates our society. It undermines, debilitates, hinders, corrupts, enslaves minds through constant erosion, and cripples the higher functioning of our society by denying millions and high percentage of people to be employed and therefore elevating our whole country.

The adversary infiltrates minds through spiritual means, seducing people to follow in his way as he influences the world through other tricks. It’s deception whispers in the ear that others are bad for whatever the reason. The word racism is not a term rooted in the Bible. Words such as nations, tribes and difference in dress are used biblically to describe differences. If someone says, “but the word slaves is used in the Bible.” True.

People were taken captive after wars, famines and other plagues, but not enslaved because of differences in locations, skin type, physical and other reasons. So, that argument doesn’t fly.  “Word Origin and History for racist. 1932 as a noun, 1938 as an adjective, from race; racism is first attested 1936 (from French racisme, 1935), originally in the context of Nazi theories. But they replaced earlier words, racialism (1871) and racialist (1917), both often used early 20c. in a British or South African context. (Gene Demby.www.npr.org,)“Richard Henry Pratt was the first person the Oxford English Dictionary records using the word “racism,” in a speech decrying it. But his own legacy on race is checkered.

Library of Congress. Let’s flip it! How can we turn things around by espousing “How can we love more and hate less?” We can erode powerful influence of racism by increasing the power of love. People must be taught how to do this.