This idea of not treating blacks as equals can be described into further detail. For example, if a white man taught a slave to read or write, that white man could possible have been killed for his actions. During this time, there was a lack of moral obligation between blacks and whites. One, meaning a white person, should help people who are in trouble. However if they are a black person who needs help, you should not help. If you were to help that black person, you’d be acting immoral. White people strived to be moral, so technically a white person should be moral, but also should be immoral; in the idea that not helping a slave is the moral thing to do.
Another way to explain this idea of race affecting the world is how different races view how our world came to be. Western society renders that its history as “beautiful.” However, there is another perspective of our history and it’s the opposite of beautiful, “horror.” This can best be describes using this timeline: