By Rajani Kannepalli Kanth
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Darwin’s ideas on evolution were, as such, not merely resisted for challenging biblical versions of creation, but also for suddenly pulling the rug, inadvertently, from under white delusions of exclusivist ethnic purity (Copernicus, Darwin, and Freud: the amour propre of the European was to creditably survive all of these abrupt and anomalous challenges to the 20 Against Eurocentrism hegemony of the capitalist, European male). The fact that, to this day even responsible modernist scholarship continues to routinely hail the Columbian “discovery” of the Americas, in the stark face of the ancient occupation of those pristine continents by native—but non-European—peoples, is a telling and instructive index of the calm continuity of prototypically racist ideas even amongst the allegedly “liberal” intelligentsia.
What then did the European possess, outside of his seven league boots and his outsize guns that made him such a world ruler, tamer, and lawgiver? To answer this question is to unlock the riddle of the sphinx of modernist history and free an entire epoch of soporific delusions lovingly fostered by disingenuous Eurocentric scholarship fulsomely in love with itself. Of course, the Europeans asked this question of themselves and entertained, indeed regaled, each other (and others, unfortunately) with lavish and temerarious tales of their special, and super-ordinary, endowments.
Marxists assimilate it usually to “wagelabor” (partial or general) although left merely at that, such relations have probably existed through much of the world without occasioning any such earthshaking European outcomes. More refinement in that tradition would add continuous reinvestment of the product of wage labor as more satisfactory, alluding to the “werewolf lust” for accumulation that is putatively characteristic of putatively “advanced” capitalism. Another kind of closure might be achieved, in a different frame, if we speak of the emergence of near-perfect markets in land, labor, and capital as characteristic of the “maturity” of this formation.
Against Eurocentrism: A Transcendent Critique of Modernist Science, Society, and Morals by Rajani Kannepalli Kanth