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

    Quote Originally Posted by Fearandloathing View Post
    are we dealing with resentments toward a situation or racism, as in blaming all for an incident?

    I've had many dealings with Asians that did not go well. And I was married to one until a few years ago. I have had experiences visiting the US in northwest Washington that were, well racist against Canadians if that is racist [to me it is close enough] and I do not blame all Americans.

    If however, I come away from any of those situations hating them all, then that is wrong by any name
    but thats why blacks have been commiting hate crimes .not a few whites but a government supported discrimination caused them to hate the White people
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    Re: Is there really racism against white people in USA ?

    Quote Originally Posted by Fearandloathing View Post
    Let's face it, has anyone of us not thought that at one time or another? What are social laws but one group saying they are a better judge of how society should act than another. We just call it politics.

    And even if we do get bothered about it, can it really be changed?

    My issue is when people act on that to the detriment of others. When laws are changed, restrictions created or favoritism is granted one group over another because of guilt, from AA to race based fisheries in Canada. If we're all so equal, how is it one group becomes more equal than another because of the sins of people who weren't even my ancestors?
    I agree, with nearly everything you wrote. My only quibble has to do with the native fishery. I don't see it as giving something extra to them, I see it as not taking away as much as we might have.
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    Re: Is there really racism against white people in USA ?

    Quote Originally Posted by Grand Mal View Post
    I agree, with nearly everything you wrote. My only quibble has to do with the native fishery. I don't see it as giving something extra to them, I see it as not taking away as much as we might have.
    I think both are true and I support a balance on the issue. That balance has been too many decades in coming but I deeply regret and object that it has to drawn along racial lines. Both sides have their argument, but we are one people and this does not promote that unity. I do not like seeing skin color as a difference let alone when it is legislated.

    Further, and on that scale, we Europeans and Asians have a hell of a lot to learn from our neighbors about unity and sharing and how justice works...and that cultural thinking has to be embraced in Ottawa.
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    Re: Is there really racism against white people in USA ?

    Quote Originally Posted by tres borrachos View Post
    It doesn't bother me if an Asian thinks his race lends itself to people who are superior at math than white people. So no, taking the highlighted words out doesn't change a thing.
    I don't know if that is a valid comparison as it has been documented Asians really are superior at math and science as a general rule. It is a matter of study at a local university. It is no more than blacks thinking they are better at basketball, because they are.

    However some people say acknowledging that is itself racist, which is garbage since researching sickle cell anemia isn't racism....
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    Re: Is there really racism against white people in USA ?

    There exist social forms of racism. As in racism that involves person to person relations. However, there is no institutional racism against white people in the US.
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    Re: Is there really racism against white people in USA ?

    Quote Originally Posted by American View Post
    Hey, that's racist.



    Hey there's white people in Da Hood too. Not only that, there's a separate 'Hood' that's almost all white, and its worse than the minority Hood. Darn meth-heads...

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

    Yes, there is racism against white people in general in America. Some kind of systemic idea where all white people are affected by racism? No. But just a general question of whether or not there is racism against white people? Yeah. Undoubtably yes.

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

    Quote Originally Posted by Hatuey View Post
    There exist social forms of racism. As in racism that involves person to person relations. However, there is no institutional racism against white people in the US.
    Or I could've just not bothered to post and reposted this.

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

    Quote Originally Posted by Smeagol View Post
    I have a friend. She once shared with me that she doesn't believe interracial marriages are a good idea. Because of the children. Because of this. Because of that. Then I reminded her that her own husband is Hispanic. You should have seen her face. LOL. In her mind race was black or everything else not black and black was not good in most circumstances.

    She's still a good friend just being privately honest. Nobody got hurt. We laughed about it afterwards. No innocent person got sent to jail (and a lot did prior to DNA testing,) Nobody was unfairly denied a promotion or pay raise but IMHO her views likely represent a significant number of people who don't have a black friend they feel safe enough to be honest with about their true gut level opinion of blacks and likely no other race except blacks.
    Until sometime in the mid 20th century Hispanics were counted as white by the US Census.
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    Re: Is there really racism against white people in USA ?

    Methinks it's awfully brave (or funny) that this thread started while Ecofarm is not here to just ruin the entire thread.


    But to answer the OP, yes there is racism in all forms. Obviously. Whites against blacks, blacks against whites, Asians against whites, blacks against Asians, etc -- yes. There is racism. It will always be there. To dance around a field of lillies, with flowers in your hair, and hope that all racism will eventually be eradicated is a silly waste of time, and all you'll end up doing is crushing a bunch of flowers. There will always be racism. Nothing will stop it. Ever. You will always have people who feel that they are better than others based on skin color, ethnicity, etc, and that, by definition, is racism.
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