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originally posted by: Kali74
An easily digestible analogy:
Accusing/asking white people if they feel guilty for being white is about as stupid as accusing anyone who disagrees with Obama as being racist.
originally posted by: CynConcepts
a reply to: MystikMushroom
Wow! I rarely agree with you, but am open to acknowledging your post is a good explanation for the generational SJW movement. Unfortunately, it falls apart when one looks at the social media comments. I am surprised when older and mature adults get drawn into this generations rebellion. Is that due to the older individuals trying to relive their youth?
Kids always have, and always will look for ways to push back against authority and try to be "anti-establishment" to piss the older generation off.
originally posted by: Kali74
a reply to: seeker1963
What's hard to understand about my point? The ability to see privilege is not rooted in guilt but logic. Majority rules most social animals go by this.
originally posted by: SaturnFX
originally posted by: amazing
this world, in the present day, in most places. You do have a slight edge if you are white and male and Christian and Heterosexual.
Asia accounts for nearly half the worlds population and landmass.
white people, all combined, if we pretended america and west europe was 100% white, accounts for about 15% of the world population.
Now back to asia
Lets discuss Japan and China.
If you want a job, you can pretty easily become a english teacher pretty easily. if you are really, really good at their language, you can maybe get a job as translator for VIPs. If however you apply for say, a IT job..good luck, you are a gaijin there. they go with their own people.
This is because over in the far east, they dont give a rats butthole about being PC..they are nationalists, they are not multicultural, they are respective of their own culture and you adapt, you accept, and you also understand you are there as the token person of your nation, not as a asian equal.
And its understood, its respected..you want a job in asian countries that isn't english speaking, then you are spending your own money and starting your own business..because you will always be just a foreigner.
In some places you, as a foreigner..as a white person..cant even bring local women to your home/hotel/etc...because its not allowed..legally.
Dont get me started on africa..search: zimbabwe white farmers. enjoy your reading
That's just the way it is. We know this.
no, we dont "know this", you personally assume this based on propaganda and anti-white retoric.
It is demonstratably false actually. You just assume the entire global community must somehow conform to the nonsense hipster americans are spewing about their profoundly ignorant views of the world.
It goes back to when white guys ruled the world-one example is the British empire wish spanned the entire globe,
Irrelevant to today.
You see it in the American congress, where 80% of them are men and 80% of them are White.
Qualifications comes first. you dont hire people based on skintone, you hire them based on what they can do for you..same with voting. you vote for who can represent you the best.
Are you voting for Herman Caine because he is black kind of thing.
Did you vote for Sarah Palin for VP because of her genitals? no..you probably voted against her because she was a dimwit.
you cannot force people to run for office, or seek out positions
Just wanted to add, no guilt here as I'm white and male. I just don't see the world with blinders on as most do.
Actually..you very much do..absolutely you see with blinders on..and in the blinders is a slideshow of western propaganda. I highly...HIGHLY encourage you to do as I did. get a passport. save up a bit of money, and travel to non western countries for a few years..go live in japan or china for awhile. go explore and expand. you will find out how good and bad your white "privilege" is..and you will come back with a deeper appreciation towards what we have done here by comparison, and also perhaps a bit less tolerant towards those who say the world is great and white people/the west is just terrible and racist. If you cant do that..then hell..just start googling videos of other nations, unbias non-political discussions in the street, etc..check out the expats vloggers living in foreign countries and their accounts of the day to day, etc. But I really do suggest you travel.
Majority rules, most social animals go by this.
originally posted by: DBCowboy
a reply to: UKTruth
If you work for it, if you study hard, if you put in sweat equity, then it's not "privilege".
But we've allowed the SJW's to reclassify success.
originally posted by: Benevolent Heretic
a reply to: GoShredAK
This is a rant. There's no story, you name no victims (except for white males later on) and there's no way of knowing WHO you're talking about or WHAT you're flaming about. I, too, am failing to see the point of this thread...