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As you reap comfort from being white, we suffer for being black and people of color. But your comfort is linked to our pain and suffering
So the conclusion here is that because I am white, no matter how I behave or treat people, I am and cannot help but be racist because society was set up by white people. So I am screwed no matter what and I just better embrace it and feel guilty about it.
And no, you don't know my experience in life. I am married to a minority man myself with a mixed race child.
originally posted by: Greven
originally posted by: LSU0408
a reply to: Greven
Indeed. He needs to be put in his place and slapped back into reality, and I'll stay right here in America, but thanks for your permission. Do you think a fist fight is violent?
Edit: What the hell does freedom of speech have to do with my post? You people are always the first to scream that you're free to speak, but don't be surprised if someone does something because they don't like what you said.
Put in his place? Slapped back into reality? Yes, assault is violent.
Your lack of respect for the laws of this country are concerning.
Please define "You people" here. You are claiming you would assault someone for words he wrote. I think you need to stop and think a bit more.
originally posted by: Freeborn
a reply to: intrptr
You casually dismiss the slaughter of literally billions of people throughout history simply because they weren't killed by 'White' people.
You point blank refuse to admit what is so obvious - no one race is unique in its ability to commit barbaric acts and to subjugate others based purely on race or creed.
Your self-hatred is so evident for everyone to see.
originally posted by: pavil
a reply to: intrptr
Pol Pot killed about 25% of his nation, that's not significant? Doesn't matter the color of skin, humans of all sorts can be pretty damn depraved.
It is very ignorant to try to paint this by shear numbers.
For starters, there are more people alive in Say just london today than all of greece in Alexanders time.
So obviously the numbers will be much higher in wars today.
.it was however the custom of the Africans to make slaves of those captured from other tribes. It was their own damn people who created the slaves and sold them to the slave traders.
So, what some do, surely all of that group are as well guilty of?
Sorry, I was raised to see value in a person for who they are and what they do. I was raised to see that we are all human beings.
I refuse to accept that I am guilty of anything..because other whites were racist.
I am not.
However, five decades have now passed; a half century. Today, laws hold ALL citizens as equals.
Every episode of white racism is in the history books to look over and whine about,but history has nothing to do the shortcomings of blacks today.