J. A. Roger’s brilliant From “Superman” to Man uncovers how truly weak racist arguments are. Racism has surfaced time and again through the course of American history. Men and women have attempted to justify their absurd opinions through a variety of arguments, from religion to science, to history and culture. Every stereotypical argument that is put forward by the politician is rebuffed by the porter who uses sophisticated points backed up with solid evidence to counter the frequently offensive comments.