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perception
used in Black Like Me

4 uses
  • White perception of these rapid changes in black concepts lagged.
  • ...and the almost desperate need to divert awareness from the squalors to the pleasures, to lose oneself in sex or drink or dope or gut-religion or gluttony or the incoherence of falsity; and in some instances in the higher pleasures of music, art, literature, though these usually deepen perceptions rather than dull them, and can be unbearable; they present a world that is ordered, sane, disciplined to felicity, and the contrast of that world to theirs increases the pain of theirs.
  • This perception swept the nation.
  • A few white men who had worked long and hard in civil rights saw the immense importance of this new perception.

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