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Can My Children Be Friends With White People?

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posted on Nov, 12 2017 @ 05:15 PM
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a reply to: ketsuko



Would it have been fair for me to start teaching my kid to be wary of the little Muslim children on the bus because of that?

People do that all the time. Laura Loomer does that.




posted on Nov, 12 2017 @ 05:21 PM
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To skew this argument a little bit...
It seems to me it may be appropriate for parents of white kids to tell them that they might be better off making their friendship group among other white kids so they don't have their every action or word over scrutinised by hyper sensitive non whites just itching to be offended by something.

Not because all your family wear bed sheets and go lynching or any rubbish like that, but because who wants to live under the microscope of suspicion where one is constantly accused of micro-agressions and being privileged?


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posted on Nov, 12 2017 @ 05:21 PM
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a reply to: Deaf Alien

I've never seen someone play dumb so hard.



posted on Nov, 12 2017 @ 05:22 PM
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originally posted by: Crumbles
a reply to: Deaf Alien

I've never seen someone play dumb so hard.

Oh not you too?



posted on Nov, 12 2017 @ 05:23 PM
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a reply to: ketsuko

Bwahahahahaha!!!! Allah Snackbar.....awesome! I would eat there but, ya know.....muslims and all that. I'm skeered of them. Plus they don't sell soul food.



posted on Nov, 12 2017 @ 05:28 PM
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a reply to: Kettu




White people, however, just aren't aware that black parents have been having to have "the talk" with their kids.


This.



posted on Nov, 12 2017 @ 05:35 PM
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originally posted by: cenpuppie
a reply to: Kettu




White people, however, just aren't aware that black parents have been having to have "the talk" with their kids.


This.


Of course, if black parents had really been having "the talk" with their kids, don't you think there would be fewer unwed black mothers?

I mean, that was the purpose of "the talk" my parents had with me.



posted on Nov, 12 2017 @ 05:35 PM
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originally posted by: Deaf Alien

originally posted by: loam
a reply to: Deaf Alien

Not possibility or might.

There ARE racists out there in the world. Plenty of them. But none of them justify raising the next generation to also be racist because of it.


I meant the possibility that people I meet might be racist.
Anyway of course I agree with your statement. There are racists and it's wrong. I kept saying that over and over again here in this thread.

If I didn't vote for Obama I was labeled racist.
If i voted for trump im racist.
They have the biggest propaganda machine the world has ever seen
Just eat another slice of pizza, GMOs and all of that crap. Have another drink with fluoridated water so you won't be able to think. And then look at X Factor a second time the same evening.

Bring it back home by not letting yourself be manipulated anymore, im doing my absolute utmost to create a beautiful world for our kids and stop this madness because if we don't we're screwed.



posted on Nov, 12 2017 @ 05:36 PM
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a reply to: madenusa

Oh I agree. We have to resist the propaganda from both sides that push the division.



posted on Nov, 12 2017 @ 05:40 PM
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originally posted by: Deaf Alien
a reply to: infolurker

I don't get it? Is being concerned for children's safety bad?


There should be concern for ALL children's safety.



posted on Nov, 12 2017 @ 05:40 PM
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originally posted by: Sheye

originally posted by: Deaf Alien
a reply to: infolurker

I don't get it? Is being concerned for children's safety bad?


There should be concern for ALL children's safety.

Amen.



posted on Nov, 12 2017 @ 05:43 PM
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a reply to: Deaf Alien

If that is true, you're doing a terrible job of it.

But enough, I think you got the message.



posted on Nov, 12 2017 @ 05:44 PM
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originally posted by: loam
a reply to: Deaf Alien

If that is true, you're doing a terrible job of it.

But enough, I think you got the message.

Yes I got the message long time ago. I agree with your point of view. So you can relax.



posted on Nov, 12 2017 @ 05:51 PM
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a reply to: Deaf Alien

I'm relaxed.

In the end, I understand you were trying to be empathetic to the plight of POC in today's climate. Just be careful of throwing the baby out with the bath water. That approach does no one any good.




posted on Nov, 12 2017 @ 05:55 PM
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originally posted by: loam
a reply to: Deaf Alien

I'm relaxed.

In the end, I understand you were trying to be empathetic to the plight of POC in today's climate. Just be careful of throwing the baby out with the bath water. That approach does no one any good.


Actually that's partially the reason. We will never understand the point of view of POCs. I just see this article as crying out against what he perceives to be the increase of racism against him and children. I might have reading comprehension issue but that's just the way I see it. I see him wanting safety for his children. Perhaps he should have written his opinion piece better I'll agree. I don't really think it was his intent to be "racist" against white people.
Very interesting discussion and I thank you for that.



posted on Nov, 12 2017 @ 05:59 PM
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originally posted by: Deaf Alien
a reply to: Djarums


But even a child’s joy is not immune to this ominous political period. This summer’s images of violence in Charlottesville, Va., prompted an array of questions.

That is in the very first paragraph. Do you disagree with that? Aren't children allowed to make questions?


Children, by nature, ask questions in relation to current events.

A parent can either be responsible or incompetent. Choosing to take one's children's questions and use them to instill them with fear and hate is a mark of an incompetent parent. You've spent an awful lot of time defending this horrible parent and race baiting person. Interesting.



posted on Nov, 12 2017 @ 06:00 PM
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Again I do not defend any racist. I have said over and over again that I agree with your point of view. You perceive his article as racist and I agree with your point of view.



posted on Nov, 12 2017 @ 06:03 PM
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a reply to: Deaf Alien

No worries.

But what I see is a parent so filled with fear and suspicion, he's hell bent to teach his children the same poisonous way of thinking. I think that's sad for them. I can't imagine teaching my child to fear people because of the color of someones skin.

The cure to racism isn't more racism, but rather a commitment to judge individuals by their character and actions.


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posted on Nov, 12 2017 @ 06:04 PM
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originally posted by: infolurker

www.nytimes.com...




It is impossible to convey the mixture of heartbreak and fear I feel for him. Donald Trump’s election has made it clear that I will teach my boys the lesson generations old, one that I for the most part nearly escaped. I will teach them to be cautious, I will teach them suspicion, and I will teach them distrust. Much sooner than I thought I would, I will have to discuss with my boys whether they can truly be friends with white people.

I do not write this with liberal condescension or glee. My heart is unbearably heavy when I assure you we cannot be friends.

For African-Americans, race has become a proxy not just for politics but also for decency. White faces are swept together, ominous anxiety behind every chance encounter at the airport or smiling white cashier. If they are not clearly allies, they will seem unsafe to me.

children only know what you put in there brain if you plant a seed.
quote; "I will have to discuss with my boys whether they can truly be friends with white people." you just put a white label on white.
My children have friends with every color of the rainbow their color blind...i had to learn from them.....

Im labeled white

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posted on Nov, 12 2017 @ 06:07 PM
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originally posted by: loam
a reply to: Deaf Alien

No worries.

But what I see is a parent so filled with fear and suspicion, he's hell bent to teach his children the same poisonous way of thinking.

The cure to racism isn't more racism, but rather a comment to judge individuals by their character and actions.

Yeah that's what I saw in the first paragraph. Fear. I guess I should have articulated that better. I know I love being contrary but I just want to try explain. The atmosphere is fearful lately due to many things happening like Charlottesville, LV shooting, Texas church shooting and others.



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