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I'm proud to be white....

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posted on Oct, 30 2014 @ 09:32 PM
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Who gives a crap about what colour someone's skin is. Who gives a crap about the sexual orientation of others. Who gives a crap about the biological sex of others.

We're all humans.




posted on Oct, 30 2014 @ 09:34 PM
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originally posted by: daaskapital
We're all humans.


I don't know about that. I would swear that some of you are actually Meat Covered Sock Puppets!!! But that's a conspiracy theory for another thread.



posted on Oct, 30 2014 @ 09:37 PM
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originally posted by: whyamIhere
a reply to: Hr2burn

So, um, you're not proud anymore ?

ADD: You mad Bro ?


I'm proud I came up in this world against many odds and made myself a successful person...this is a personal accomplishment. I'm proud my wife and myself have been married 20 years...the odds of that being married at 25 years old is something to talk about.
That it appears I wanted to piss people off, that was a side note. If anyone here is angry because I said something so ridiculous like "I'm proud to be white", they should be. If anyone is angry because of the thread...I give a rats furry backside. Maybe I should just post another f'n Ebola thread...



posted on Oct, 30 2014 @ 09:40 PM
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a reply to: Hr2burn

I am proud of being proto European. Only the UK, Ireland, half of France and most of Spain can say such a thing. I am proud to share a common ancestor with the pharaohs, with some of the greatest thinkers, movers and shakers of human history. I am proud of being an American. I am proud of being a New Yorker. I am proud of being a guy. I am proud of being of northern Spanish ancestry. Visigoth ancestry. Asturian. Basque.

Of all the things I am proud of, it can be said that I am proud to be my particular flavor of humanity.

My pride allows me to accept and understand the pride of others. Their pride and love validates my own as does mine theirs. I am not offended by their love of their culture, people and idiosyncrasy. My love is love and is kin to theirs. My love allows me to understand the love others have for their own story and history.

Pride. Not a cheap thing but not unworthy of the cost.

I understand you OP. More power to you. May your love never make you feel like an outcast even if you be the last of your kind.

To others that are offended: You cant begin to denounce my pride without also denouncing your own. A people with no story, history or culture are what ever the power elite need you to be at any given time. Know your flavor of humanity and feast on it.


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posted on Oct, 30 2014 @ 09:45 PM
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a reply to: mOjOm

I think Ive said enough, draw your own conclusion, or pm me if its that important. Either way, Im of the opinion that sexual orientation is a choice. It may be a harder choice for some than others, but a choice nonetheless. We all have our areas of temptation and weakness, but its the choice that determines the level of discipline.
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posted on Oct, 30 2014 @ 09:46 PM
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posted on Oct, 30 2014 @ 09:50 PM
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a reply to: Hr2burn

And as long as bigotry exists within the majority, it will still be newsworthy when a CEO or a celebrity or a politician etc... is gay. Until gays have truly equal rights that people stop trying deny or take away, your co-workers will have gay pride bumper stickers. Until black people aren't presumed guilty of something while just walking... the black pride movements will still exist. Until women aren't treated like sex toys and are paid equally, there will continue to be a feminist movement. What you're seeing and what you're so angry about isn't 'push' it's 'push-back'.

There's no healthy amount of racism or sexism or any other such thing, all of those are mental illness. To see others as less than yourself isn't one goddamn bit healthy. However, there's nothing wrong with being okay with how you were born. Being happy you're white, straight and male is perfectly fine. I'm happy that I'm white straight and female, those three things are fundamentals of my being.

If you're angry that you are constantly accused of being a racist or sexist or a homophobe... and you're not any of those things, absolutely you should refute it. White people are often unjustifiably accused of being racist, men of being misogynist, straight people of being homophobic... but posts like this only reinforce the notion that you are those things, you even said you were... so if you're getting backlash, chances are you deserve it. Simply saying, no you're not racist should be enough and if it's not screw the person accusing you, they aren't worth your time and are only interested in trying to win a debate ( or whatever) without a solid argument or they're themselves consumed with hate.



posted on Oct, 30 2014 @ 09:51 PM
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It's great to be proud of who you are, whoever you are. The problem arises when pride becomes vanity and vanity becomes a sense of superiority.

The wisest amongst us are those who can truly imagine themselves in the skin of others.



posted on Oct, 30 2014 @ 10:01 PM
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a reply to: AnonyMason

The only place I have seen more arguing is an car build site I belong too. Whenever Poeple are passionate about something, they are willing to fight for it. The title of the thread SHOULD HAVE gotten a rise out of people, that was the point. To quote Jonny Rotten, "anger is an energy",I would have had the right to believe I was superior...that's not illegal or against the t.o.s. I saw people's true nature, some did exceptional....some not so much. Glad to see most understand the underlying problem with society.
I can't stand people who puff there chests up in environments like this...there's plenty of them here. It takes a lot to get me to that level, rarely do I do it on a website...everyone's entitled to their opinion, I'm not sure what yours is. Your angry because I brought up a controversial topic? You've got much to learn after a whole 2 months of being a "contributing" member.


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posted on Oct, 30 2014 @ 10:03 PM
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I am proud to say LORD XENU WILL PUNISH YOU ALLLLL!




posted on Oct, 30 2014 @ 10:04 PM
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a reply to: Lysergic

WTF? Lol.



posted on Oct, 30 2014 @ 10:08 PM
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a reply to: Lysergic

Scientologists can be proud. Well except for Travolta - he made that really bad Scientology movie and that is something he must atone for before claiming his pride again.



posted on Oct, 30 2014 @ 10:08 PM
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a reply to: Lysergic

Best post. You win.

All hail lord Xenu! His fleet of DC-10s will show us true pride by means of a good thetan ass whooping.

Damn that was a great post. You win.

You win.


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posted on Oct, 30 2014 @ 10:10 PM
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a reply to: Lysergic

This thread is now broken lol



posted on Oct, 30 2014 @ 10:12 PM
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a reply to: Lysergic

AAAAAANNNNDDD.......there's this guy!



posted on Oct, 30 2014 @ 10:13 PM
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a reply to: Lysergic

OMFG

The win is strong with this one, epicness you have.

*nods head sagely*

Mmmm...



posted on Oct, 30 2014 @ 10:16 PM
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"When you're a Scientologist, and you drive by an accident, you know you have to do something about it, because you know you're the only one who can really help..."




posted on Oct, 30 2014 @ 10:32 PM
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a reply to: Hr2burn

It's like saying, I am proud to be human, or American. Yep, quite a "personal achievement" to be "proud" of. Here's one for ya. I am proud to be from Texas. Yeah!! Smh. What's wrong with people?

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posted on Oct, 30 2014 @ 11:38 PM
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a reply to: Hr2burn

I'm SO proud of you for admitting all this here. It can't be easy and I applaud you for having the guts to come out of the shadows and proudly be who you really are! Your condition has been painted with such shame and disgrace for so long. Very refreshing post.



posted on Oct, 30 2014 @ 11:42 PM
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You bring up a very important and, in my opinion, prevalent issue. Everything I am about to say goes to the heart of the issue, and we need to see social change, plain and simple. There is nothing "racist" or "discriminatory" in my following opinion, rather this is a social issue that is commonly ignored and censored when it should be investigated. It is somehow socially acceptable for groups such as the NAACP to promote an individual race of people, and to promote pride and awareness for that racial group, and this is not thought of as racist or unacceptable. Yet to claim that it would be socially acceptable to do this with the white race is simply false. To me this seems like discrimination, plain and simple. The discrimination against black individuals in the past should not somehow make discrimination against whites acceptable today. The various races in America today are all equal. Any inequality that exists is only present due to personal discrimination, not legal discrimination. For instance, there are no longer segregation laws or anything like that, and under the letter of the law all people are equal. And again, any discrimination that exists is due to a person in a certain position using their personal racism against another person. You cannot abolish that via the law, and equality is all about the law. That is all you can do, change the law, considering you cannot make anyone believe anything they do not wish to believe.

And this personal discrimination that takes place is not solely directed against non-whites, not by a long shot. I'm sure there are just as many black or brown racists as there are white racists. And this should not be a topic where one need tread lightly. That is part of the problem in itself. White people especially are so afraid of being labelled "racist" that they do not stand up when they see discrimination against their own race. Everyone, including the media, is quick to point out such inequality when it concerns a non-white, and why is this acceptable considering we are all supposed to be equal? The state of the US today is one that promotes racial divisions. For instance, take the term African-American. Everyone's ancestors came from somewhere, yet we do not use similar terms for the ancestry of any other individuals. If you are a US citizen, you are an American, plain and simple. So why promote this racial division? What is the purpose? That is just one instance of placing different races on different footings. The terms black, white, or brown seem fine to me. I have no problems with being identified by the color of my skin, because it is a convenience. I can guarantee you that the majority of black individuals refer to white individuals as being "white." I only mention this because for some reason we are supposed to use the term African American instead of black. I don't get it. It is not racist in the slightest.

I completely understand the Civil Rights Movement, and how the establishment of equality was necessary. Everyone is equal, and the law should stipulate as much. No race of people should have any more rights than another, therefore I say if one race is allowed to have national or even governmental groups to promote their race, then all of the others should as well. And then there are those people who will actually get angry at someone taking pride in the fact that they are white, and they wish to make people like you fell bad about themselves for saying as much. This is ridiculous, and is in itself racist. And I've noticed that many black people do not care in the slightest that white people are being discriminated against, and is that not racist in itself? How is that equality? Many of these people who claim they want to achieve equality truly mean that they want to achieve superiority. I think the above facts alone point to as much.




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