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Thread: Do you wish you were black or another minority?

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    Re: Do you wish you were black or another minority?

    Quote Originally Posted by Blue Donkey View Post
    Since your OP lnk is an article that was published in 1960 and you said only the title matters, you obviously never read any complete 2020 articles and were just searching for anything to make up a weird, totally meaningless topic
    The title is not the only thing that matters... I am not sure that I ever said that, at least, within context.

    If you know what the word "minority" means, you know women are not a minority. People who are able to think about what they read and know what all of the words in that sentence mean can easily figure out it is not the definition of "minority" or true today like it used to be.
    Definition of minority
    1a: the period before attainment of majority (see MAJORITY sense 2)
    b: the state of being a legal minor
    2: the smaller in number of two groups constituting a whole
    specifically : a group having less than the number of votes necessary for control
    The proposition was opposed by a minority of voters.
    3a: a part of a population differing from others in some characteristics and often subjected to differential treatment
    the country's ethnic minorities
    b: a member of a minority group
    an effort to hire more minorities


    Minority | Definition of Minority by Merriam-Webster

    Women and underrepresented minorities constituted a substantial portion of the U.S. population ages 18 to 64 years in 2014.

    Introduction - nsf.gov - Women, Minorities, and Persons with Disabilities in Science and Engineering - NCSES - US National Science Foundation (NSF)

    You just learned something new... AGAIN!

    Do I have to teach you middle school level English and American history?
    I am confident that I know far more about both than you ever will...

    I have learned nothing from your post.
    You sure have... see above!
    Last edited by Bodhisattva; 03-18-20 at 07:44 PM.

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    Re: Do you wish you were black or another minority?

    Quote Originally Posted by Bodhisattva View Post
    Sometimes I think that the system is so unfair against white people that I ponder what it would be like. Minorities get to see the world in a way that elude others... This is a really good article from 1960 that outlines the issue... although I did not read it.

    The advantages of being black | Maclean's | OCTOBER 22, 1960
    Is this a joke? The system is so unfair to white people? What system are you talking about?
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    Re: Do you wish you were black or another minority?

    Quote Originally Posted by Checkerboard Strangler View Post
    I could make it even more of one if I said "I'm already black where it counts" but that would excite Bodhisattva too much.
    I assume that you are insulting homosexuals here... but I am not entirely sure. Could you please elaborate on what you mean?

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    Re: Do you wish you were black or another minority?

    Quote Originally Posted by Bodhisattva View Post
    I assume
    Yes, that is what you do...you assume.
    I figure it's your job around here.

    Nice of you to have the volunteer spirit.
    Now if only you volunteered to either shut up or contribute something constructive.

    By the way, did you notice that I just pulled the same Error of Omission on you, so you could see how you pretending people are stupid always backfires on you?

    Quote Originally Posted by Bodhisattva View Post
    I assume
    Are you better off than you were four years ago?
    (I'll give you a minute to take off your mask so you can answer.)
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    Re: Do you wish you were black or another minority?

    In social dynamics the majority in question is power. In population demographics it's yeah. Women are a minority as a result of disproportionate power.

    Apartheid was not comprised of minorities. They were the power majority, locally and more importantly globally. Global context dictates but they were also the local power majority.
    Last edited by ecofarm; 03-18-20 at 07:46 PM.

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    Re: Do you wish you were black or another minority?

    Quote Originally Posted by TheGoverness View Post
    Are you oppressed as a white person?
    I am not sure... I live in an amazing beachfront home and vacation internationally and I have money in banks on two continents... let me ask my golfing mates next time we are playing a round of 18 what they think.

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    Re: Do you wish you were black or another minority?

    Quote Originally Posted by Bodhisattva View Post
    I am not sure... I live in an amazing beachfront home and vacation internationally and I have money in banks on two continents... let me ask my golfing mates next time we are playing a round of 18 what they think.
    The system is so against you, bro.
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    Re: Do you wish you were black or another minority?

    Read "Black like me"
    I feel so much better now since I've completely given up all hope.

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    Re: Do you wish you were black or another minority?

    Quote Originally Posted by Checkerboard Strangler View Post
    The more you try to manipulate what I said, (EO: "...because I'm married, quite happily I might add.") the more obvious it becomes that you've never experienced a fulfilling relationship, not to mention a healthy and lasting marriage.
    Is it that obvious? I have never felt accepted or loved either... my parents also told me that they didn't want me. You are so cruel!



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    Re: Do you wish you were black or another minority?

    Quote Originally Posted by Vadinho View Post
    Is this a joke? The system is so unfair to white people? What system are you talking about?
    Is it not obvious already?

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