I ask folks to think about events that you have attended and who is in attendance.
Think about neighborhoods in which one lives, schools attended, parks visited, visiting the homes of friends, parties, weddings, everyday functions.
Anyone with Jewish or Moorish blood was suspect and penalised.
Under statutes of , the descendants of Jews and Moors, even though they were Christians, were debarred from universities, religious orders, military orders and public office.
The idea that racial or ethnic groups should be persecuted is popular in the Bible.
God himself was keen on exterminating whole peoples, such as the Amalekites (1 Samuel 15:3).
The earliest known case judging Limpieza de Sangre comes from the Church of Cordoba.
When the Jews and Moors were expelled from Spain towards the end of the fifteenth century, racial legislation was passed to "purify" the blood of the upper classes.
Kowalski is a loner and he likes it that way as he sits on his front porch, growling at people and drinking can after can of Pabst Blue Ribbon beer.
Kowalski seems incapable of interacting with a non-white person without using the most offensive racial epithets, and his racism is played mostly for laughs throughout the first part of the film.
The film opens just after the death of Kowalski’s wife.
His grandchildren are shallow and self-absorbed, and Kowalski has no interest in nor affection for them.