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The book Heart of Darkness and the movie Apocalypse Now are two works dealing with deep issues of evil Beyond imperialism because the evil of imperialism has a root For example crack the nut They refer places boiling down to a discussion of racism The Thames River as in any mythology is a source of life At the end Marlow comes upon Kurtzs Intended and said An object of the fecund Also these two works deal with how a man is surrounded by evil acts and evil minds to fight of the fire fueled by the society They also talks about how a character is a racist when that character clearly condemns his way of life by leaving the Congo and confirms the ills of society by lying about them Firstly I think that the racism claims are overstated in two ways A Conrads racism such as it is is directed not at black people as a whole but rather as Africans I think the prejudice must be recognized as activism or whatever the proper term is rather than as racism B Conrad is critical not solely of Africans and their way of life but also of European culture Hes just as anti-white as he is also anti-black Additionally I think that Conrad may be considered a racist if and only if you decide that the definition of racism is thinking your race is better but I really dont think that he could be considered a white supremacist or that he really contained a deep hatred for Africans In fact I dont think that he was even that serious on his own race It is because that overtime he describes the presence of the white imperialist or any white people in general he describes them in a bitter dark way And while he describes the Africans in a sort of blunt way as natural rustic raw people I also think he does it in a
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