Islam, racism, and recognition

Farid Alsabeh
4 min readJun 24, 2020

The dynamic between people, says Hegel, which also explains the birth and bifurcation of consciousness, is a fundamentally antagonistic one, featuring a master and bondsman — although with current events in mind, it may be more appropriate to call it by its more familiar name: the master-slave dialectic.

If Hegel is right, and the master-slave dialectic is our baseline attitude towards each other, then we can…