A. "WE" didn't do ****.
B. Few of those alive, specifically the people who are complaining the loudest, are actual victims of anything except history and trying to hang out to victim status in a world that treats them equally.
A screaming comes across the sky.
It has happened before, but there is nothing to compare it to now.Pynchon - Gravity's Rainbow
Not only does it ignore the problem, it just make the problem worse.
"It ain't what they call you, it's what you answer to." - W. C. Fields
This thread is like the many others on DP and nothing changes.
Some people keep on holding that torch that says that blacks are underpriviledged and the victims of racism, especially from white males and all those fake, bull**** stereotypes. The white man holding down the black man where as that just isn't true.
There are black congressmen(and even the president). There are black CEOs (i.e. the CEO of Mcdonalds is a black man). There are black movie stars and millionaires and billionaires and everything. So do tell me how come there is still racism?
You know what is racist? Eric Holder refusing to put the black panther party on trial because it would denigrate "his people". That is real racism right there.
You know what else is racist? The KKK in the 1930's.
You know what else is racist? The fact that in California, mexicans and blacks are the most violent crime victims of each other. That means that blacks get killed mostly by mexicans in violent crimes and viceversa.
You know what else is racist? Claiming that racism is influencing every aspect of your life and you encounter it keeping you down every day despite living in showbis, the most liberal environment in the ENTIRE world. The ENTIRE world.
With this in mind, I would like to make the following proposition.
Given the following evidence.
A) There are prominent blacks in all aspects of public life (government, congress, etc)
B) There are prominent blacks in all aspect of intellectual life (thomas sowell, Neil degrasse tyson, the most popular ones)
C) There are prominent blacks in sports (you name it)
D) There are prominent blacks in business (CEO of Mcdonalds and Xerox-> its even a black woman)
E) There are prominent blacks in showbis, the most liberal environemnt in the world.
F) Everywhere in general... you can find prominent blacks
And yet, despite all these things being TRUE, there is still racism, and racism is in fact a MAJOR problem in the world, even in the MOST LIBERAL PLACE in the world, then the only logical conclusion to derive from this is the following: That racism is part and parcel of human nature. In fact, it is impossible to be human without being a racist, and this is equally valid for all races. In fact, it is inhumane to not be a racist because despite even the most equalitarian ideologies being shoved down people's throats in all aspects of life, racism still prevails even in the most heavily influenced areas of those ideologies. Therefore, racism is above everything in power and can NEVER be removed from humanity and therefore it will always be there as a staple, as the essence of what it means to be a human.
Again, this is only if all above are TRUE, which they are.
If you do not want the above theorem to be valid, then we just have to agree that Jamie Foxxx, like many others, are just stupid racists.
The mentality that "I am a victim due to my race" leads people to claim racism where it just doesn't ****ing exist.
Why is it that so many black people run to racism as the first reason why nearly anything negative happens to them coming from a white person.
Interviewer: Im sorry the position is filled.
Black man: Its because you don't want a black man working here isn't it!!!!!
Grocer Store Clerk: Im sorry, we don't double those coupons on Tuesdays.
Black woman: Its because Im BLACK. I bet if a white person came up in 'ere you'd double THEIR coupons!!!!
Im not saying all black people are like this..... but this is the type of **** that the rest of us are absolutely ****ing sick of hearing. Blacks using their race as a crutch when ANYTHING negative happens to them. With ABSOLUTELY no proof, just paranoia.