棉: 好, 最好, it’s a waste of time of our sailors to be reading such nonsense. 他们应该专注于基本的航海技术或海事战略, 海军史, 领导等. 但更有可能, it actually subverts morale and unit cohesion when the chief of naval operations is recommending a book that says capitalism is essentially racist, racism is essentially capitalist.
But the only remedy for past discrimination is present discrimination, that there are certain races that are inherently oppressive or collectively guilty of America’s past sins, or that certain races are inherently victimized or oppressed. That’s not the way to build a cohesive fighting force. I wish the Navy would focus on fighting real wars rather than fighting culture wars.