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    Re: Is there really racism against white people in USA ?

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    Racially motivated crime.


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    Re: Is there really racism against white people in USA ?

    Quote Originally Posted by Medusa View Post
    thanks
    yes of course there is . . . .
    there is racism against every race in america

    by definition of the word there is in fact racism against whites in america, denying this fact is just dishonesty or ignorance, pick one
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    Re: Is there really racism against white people in USA ?

    racism against white people?.. in the US?

    I'm told that it's impossible...though i have extremely serious doubts about that claim.

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    Re: Is there really racism against white people in USA ?

    105 votes for no. Six forum members total. Sigh...
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    Re: Is there really racism against white people in USA ?

    If you define racism in this way:

    rac·ism


    /ˈrāˌsizəm/


    noun

    noun: racism

    the belief that all members of each race possess characteristics or abilities specific to that race, especially so as to distinguish it as inferior or superior to another race or races.


    ....then the answer is "yes", because there is no doubt there are people in this country who feel the characteristics and abilities specific to white people are inferior to their own race. Could be Asian. Could be Black. Could be something else I suppose. Nothing wrong with thinking you're superior. It's when you actually act on that belief to the detriment of the other race members that it's a problem.
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    Re: Is there really racism against white people in USA ?

    Quote Originally Posted by tres borrachos View Post
    If you define racism in this way:

    rac·ism


    /ˈrāˌsizəm/


    noun

    noun: racism

    the belief that all members of each race possess characteristics or abilities specific to that race, especially so as to distinguish it as inferior or superior to another race or races.


    ....then the answer is "yes", because there is no doubt there are people in this country who feel the characteristics and abilities specific to white people are inferior to their own race. Could be Asian. Could be Black. Could be something else I suppose. Nothing wrong with thinking you're superior. It's when you actually act on that belief to the detriment of the other race members that it's a problem.
    I agree with this. However I would add that whites are least impacted by racism than any other race in America.
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    Re: Is there really racism against white people in USA ?

    Yes, but nothing to be worried about. White people do not face structural racist injustices though, I assume that's what the OP really meant.

    The question is not if there is racism against whites, there is, but what is the impact of that racism -- it is essentially nil.

    Quote Originally Posted by tres borrachos View Post
    If you define racism in this way:

    rac·ism


    /ˈrāˌsizəm/


    noun

    noun: racism

    the belief that all members of each race possess characteristics or abilities specific to that race, especially so as to distinguish it as inferior or superior to another race or races.


    ....then the answer is "yes", because there is no doubt there are people in this country who feel the characteristics and abilities specific to white people are inferior to their own race. Could be Asian. Could be Black. Could be something else I suppose. Nothing wrong with thinking you're superior. It's when you actually act on that belief to the detriment of the other race members that it's a problem.
    There is plenty wrong with thinking you're superior. You should neither think it or act on it, such ignorance is disgusting and archaic.
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    Re: Is there really racism against white people in USA ?

    Quote Originally Posted by Van Basten View Post
    Yes, but nothing to be worried about. White people do not face structural racist injustices though, I assume that's what the OP really meant.

    The question is not if there is racism against whites, there is, but what is the impact of that racism -- it is essentially nil.



    There is plenty wrong with thinking you're superior. You should neither think it or act on it, such ignorance is disgusting and archaic.
    You're certainly free to tell other people that they should never feel superior to anyone else, and they're ignorant, disgusting, and archaic. Not sure why you shared this with me.
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    Re: Is there really racism against white people in USA ?

    Quote Originally Posted by tres borrachos View Post
    You're certainly free to tell other people that they should never feel superior to anyone else, and they're ignorant, disgusting, and archaic. Not sure why you shared this with me.
    I think may have misunderstood you, I took that statement as justifying racism rather than you just saying people are free to think as they desire even if those thoughts are wrong.

    Is this the case?
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    Re: Is there really racism against white people in USA ?

    Quote Originally Posted by Van Basten View Post
    Yes, but nothing to be worried about. White people do not face structural racist injustices though, I assume that's what the OP really meant.

    The question is not if there is racism against whites, there is, but what is the impact of that racism -- it is essentially nil.

    There is plenty wrong with thinking you're superior. You should neither think it or act on it, such ignorance is disgusting and archaic.
    Yes and no. Nothing wrong with anyone thinking they are superior. Hell people think they are superior to others in many ways not just race.

    You can assume that is what the OP meant, but it does not take away from the fact that whites here have at some point experienced racism. Not institutionalize racism unless you count being denied getting a government job or the college you wanted to get in.

    Now whites have not suffered near or even close to the amount of kind of racism minorities here have faced. They have however experienced it like everyone else on some minor level.
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