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Old 10-28-2012, 12:15 PM   #16
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Then why is it OK for you to tell it on a website?
Is there anything wrong with me giving an example.
Do I look like a hater to you?

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Old 10-28-2012, 12:21 PM   #17
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Default Re: Majority of Americans hold anti-black and anti-Hispanic sentiment.

The best way to combat racism IMO is not with more racism.

This is the WRONG way to combat racism:

White person "Black people are all ugly"

Black person "White people are all haters. My fellow black people, we should show that we are better than them."

You read these things online a lot and it gets so many likes. But it doesn't solve any problems.

We must learn from Gandhi and MLK jr.
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Old 10-28-2012, 12:43 PM   #18
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Default Re: Majority of Americans hold anti-black and anti-Hispanic sentiment.

Many people use statistics to show that there are indeed differences in skin color. Some of the statistics such as education and crime rates show startling difference between the races.

But the reasoning is wrong. The differences between the stats come from differences in culture and quality of living.

No one can deny that Asians in America on average score the best on exams and succeed the most in school. (in average)

Why? Because in general, Asian parents place more emphasis on education.

It is true that Hispanics have higher than average crime rates. Why? Because they had a poor quality of life when they immigrated into the country, and are sent off to do cheap labor.

We all have the same chromosomes (except for smoe with mental disabilities), and we all have the same capacity in our brains. Slight physical differences like skin color does not cause these differences among the races, it is all about backgrounds.
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Agreed Orange Wombat about the differing cultures and progressions.

With that being said, I'm surprised the results are worse now than in 2008. If anything I thought racism would stay constant and/or gradually decline with increasing IQ trends.

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what??? whats the problem with Asians?? ppl think they are Cruel and inhuman?
our ways are too different. some get hated on for not assimilating. or we're not the right kind of christian.
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our ways are too different. some get hated on for not assimilating. or we're not the right kind of christian.
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Uninteresting..




So many people use anti-racism to mask how disgusting themselves are. It bores me.
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We must learn from Gandhi
I think Gandhi approved of the caste system, where people are socially stratified from birth. We don't need that.
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Pfft... I dunno.
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You are honestly surprised that a nation whose majority still believes in a magical wizard who created everything in 7 days and a 6000 year old Earth harbors prejudice against people simply because they were born with different color skin?

Personally, I think racism is easily the most retarded concept ever invented by our society. If you hate someone, hate them for their actions, not for something they were born with. We are all people with the same genetic material and the same number of chromosomes. To suggest one race is inferior to another is pretty much redneck ignorance.
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Excellent post from a semi-unexpected source. I agree with every word.
hey i know its not the right place but...is ur siggy is a read quote by CD? he really said that?
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Default Re: Majority of Americans hold anti-black and anti-Hispanic sentiment.

yeah it's a big problem. Need more black/hispanic people in major power positions in America. Like you got a Black President. That surely is a good sign. I mean if a majority of the population votes for a black man as president there is some hope isn't there?

Still it's a bit boring to be white as a vampire like me too. You can't do any "I'm white and I'm proud" stuff. Then you look racist like hell for some reason (part joking here ofc)

I think it's a problem that anti-racism, racism and people just focusing so much on black, asian whatever ALL provide a breeding ground for racism.

The less attention that is put on "race" the better. Why even recognize that a different skin color means a different race? Then you sort of go back to the days of the caucasian, negroid and mongoloid human races when scientists measured craniums and alike.

Now everything is so blured anyway. Black? what the hell does that even mean. And how come a child of a caucasian parent and a black parent is considered black? It's no more black than white? It's all a very very very stupid situation imo. Asian? that could mean almost anything.

As the world looks today we need to adapt our entire perception of race.
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Race is actually a cultural construction rather than a biological one.

So you are not necessarily most similar (genetically) to someone of your own race. It's crazy how something like this has had huge implications.
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hey i know its not the right place but...is ur siggy is a read quote by CD? he really said that?
Yes, he really said it, during ACC campaigning last year.
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Default Re: Majority of Americans hold anti-black and anti-Hispanic sentiment.

colour me surprised but believe me brother, it's far worse in europe, esp. if you're arab looking.

the worst kind of racist is the one who likes to make himself look as the progressive type, who would never claim to be a racist and who probably doesn't really think of himself as one either, the one who usually claims to be an atheist and uses that image to attack other peoples because of their religious beliefs and has no problems sympathizing with right wing politicians with an anti immigration agenda. there are actually quite a few of those here.
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