Black Man Brings His White Girlfriend Into A Harlem Barbershop - Watch What Happens.

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posted on Dec, 18 2013 @ 06:28 PM
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jonnywhite
It does seem kind of fake. For example, I know that the lady is faking it. IMHO, the people are probably subconsciously picking up on it. The problem is not only is this show possibly causing undue stress on the others (by trying to convince them someone is being racist) but the outcome can't be trusted because there're probably subconscious things going on underneath.

Bottom line, I agree with the premise of the show we shouldn't judge people based on race or gender or anything else, but rather let their actions define them.

I think most racism is much much more subtle than this video. And it goes both ways, not just white on black but black on white. I think we're long past a point where it's mostly white people hating black people. I think it's much more spread out.

I was in shelters for a while and there were many dark skinned people and I am ofc white. I never once had any hate for them I only saw htem as people. I'm sure there'er prejudices between people but theyy're not obvious. For example, I think sometimes "insiders" distrust "outsiders" and judge them. This can be anywhere in any group or community. Even christians can be prejudiced against non-christians or military veterans prejudiced against non-military and so on.

See here:
www.wired.com - ‘Cuddle Chemical’ Also Fuels Favoritism, Bigotry...

Men given a dose of oxytocin, a hormone known to promote feelings of love and trust, have revealed the chemical’s dark side: It made them more ethnocentric.

When asked to resolve a moral dilemma, such as choosing to save five lives from a runaway train by sacrificing one life, oxytocin-sniffing Dutch men more often saved fellow countrymen over Arabs and Germans than those who didn’t get a hormonal whiff.

“Earlier research of oxytocin paints a very rosy view of it. We thought it was odd a neurological system that survived evolution would make people indiscriminately loving toward others,” said social psychologist Carsten De Dreu of the University of Amsterdam, co-author of a Jan. 10 study in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. “Under oxytocin we saw an increase of in-group favoritism, which has the downside of discrimination against people who are not part of your group.”
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Really interesting...
I think the New Agers are full of it regarding their idea of "love", just as the Hippies were...
"Free love"?
Loving everyone equally and embracing everyone regardless of who or what they are?
The video kind of made a nice point, but it kind of didn't. It really amounted to the usual crap we're being fed of "tolerate everything except intolerance".
The oxytocin study indicates, IMHO, that each person only has so much "love" to go around. If you love someone more intensely, then you might tend to hate others, especially those who are different than your beloved. Whereas, if you love and embrace everyone, you might appear to be a great, positive person, but can you sustain close relationships when spreading your "love" so thin?
It's a tough line to walk: harboring one's own unique and hard-won opinions, but not attacking others when they violate your own morals. The black girl had a valid point about races not endlessly mixing - endless mixing muddies everything and robs individuals of their uniqueness and innate value. Everything becomes gray. However, there's nothing wrong with interracial relationships.
The conservative vs. liberal thing is really individuality vs. themasses, and both sides are pretty hard to defend unflinchingly. Be too much of a self-righteous individual, and you're just going to be loathed and isolated. Be too much of a group-minded drone, and you're going to end up a gay, gray communist, with everything and nothing having equal value.

Ultimately, this "reality show" format is, IMHO, valuable to individual growth, though. As another poster (much more eloquently) mentioned, reality shows, game shows, and all the PRISM crap is really just pointing out to us that we're being watched and judged, and should act accordingly. For the Christian Conservatives: if you do really believe in God, then what's wrong with being watched and judged? For the Athiest Liberals: if there is no one "greater" than man, then who's going to keep us under control? You really can't argue with being monitored, either way.
It's too bad they use this format to emphasize flimsy, silly topics like a black guy dating a white girl.

This was a better, more challenging test (and everyone abjectly failed) - www.sfgate.com...
And this one (sorry San Francisco, but you've got it coming!) - blog.sfgate.com...
(in both instances, riders were too self-absorbed to say or do anything, even when faced with a very easy target: A NAKED MAN! Although, it is San Fransisco, so he may have had quite a roomy storage area for hidden weapons if you know what I mean...)




posted on Dec, 18 2013 @ 06:48 PM
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rawheroine

jonnywhite
It does seem kind of fake. For example, I know that the lady is faking it. IMHO, the people are probably subconsciously picking up on it. The problem is not only is this show possibly causing undue stress on the others (by trying to convince them someone is being racist) but the outcome can't be trusted because there're probably subconscious things going on underneath.

Bottom line, I agree with the premise of the show we shouldn't judge people based on race or gender or anything else, but rather let their actions define them.

I think most racism is much much more subtle than this video. And it goes both ways, not just white on black but black on white. I think we're long past a point where it's mostly white people hating black people. I think it's much more spread out.

I was in shelters for a while and there were many dark skinned people and I am ofc white. I never once had any hate for them I only saw htem as people. I'm sure there'er prejudices between people but theyy're not obvious. For example, I think sometimes "insiders" distrust "outsiders" and judge them. This can be anywhere in any group or community. Even christians can be prejudiced against non-christians or military veterans prejudiced against non-military and so on.

See here:
www.wired.com - ‘Cuddle Chemical’ Also Fuels Favoritism, Bigotry...

Men given a dose of oxytocin, a hormone known to promote feelings of love and trust, have revealed the chemical’s dark side: It made them more ethnocentric.

When asked to resolve a moral dilemma, such as choosing to save five lives from a runaway train by sacrificing one life, oxytocin-sniffing Dutch men more often saved fellow countrymen over Arabs and Germans than those who didn’t get a hormonal whiff.

“Earlier research of oxytocin paints a very rosy view of it. We thought it was odd a neurological system that survived evolution would make people indiscriminately loving toward others,” said social psychologist Carsten De Dreu of the University of Amsterdam, co-author of a Jan. 10 study in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. “Under oxytocin we saw an increase of in-group favoritism, which has the downside of discrimination against people who are not part of your group.”
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edit on 13-12-2013 by jonnywhite because: (no reason given)



Really interesting...
I think the New Agers are full of it regarding their idea of "love", just as the Hippies were...
"Free love"?
Loving everyone equally and embracing everyone regardless of who or what they are?
The video kind of made a nice point, but it kind of didn't. It really amounted to the usual crap we're being fed of "tolerate everything except intolerance".
The oxytocin study indicates, IMHO, that each person only has so much "love" to go around. If you love someone more intensely, then you might tend to hate others, especially those who are different than your beloved. Whereas, if you love and embrace everyone, you might appear to be a great, positive person, but can you sustain close relationships when spreading your "love" so thin?
It's a tough line to walk: harboring one's own unique and hard-won opinions, but not attacking others when they violate your own morals. The black girl had a valid point about races not endlessly mixing - endless mixing muddies everything and robs individuals of their uniqueness and innate value. Everything becomes gray. However, there's nothing wrong with interracial relationships.
The conservative vs. liberal thing is really individuality vs. themasses, and both sides are pretty hard to defend unflinchingly. Be too much of a self-righteous individual, and you're just going to be loathed and isolated. Be too much of a group-minded drone, and you're going to end up a gay, gray communist, with everything and nothing having equal value.

Ultimately, this "reality show" format is, IMHO, valuable to individual growth, though. As another poster (much more eloquently) mentioned, reality shows, game shows, and all the PRISM crap is really just pointing out to us that we're being watched and judged, and should act accordingly. For the Christian Conservatives: if you do really believe in God, then what's wrong with being watched and judged? For the Athiest Liberals: if there is no one "greater" than man, then who's going to keep us under control? You really can't argue with being monitored, either way.
It's too bad they use this format to emphasize flimsy, silly topics like a black guy dating a white girl.

This was a better, more challenging test (and everyone abjectly failed) - www.sfgate.com...
And this one (sorry San Francisco, but you've got it coming!) - blog.sfgate.com...
(in both instances, riders were too self-absorbed to say or do anything, even when faced with a very easy target: A NAKED MAN! Although, it is San Fransisco, so he may have had quite a roomy storage area for hidden weapons if you know what I mean...)


Reading into a show seeing what people would do in certain situations =/= conspiracy.



posted on Dec, 18 2013 @ 06:55 PM
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BardingTheBard

kimish
The video was posted already by Spider. It's staged.

As Boncho pointed out... the *scenario* is staged of course... but as far as we know the reactions are not.

And if the customers reacting are also acting... then I'll still give a nod of approval to the enjoyable theater.

Win either way.

Think of "Rachael" as the visible portion of "TPTB" (politians, celebrities) with the host being the monitoring (NSA, CIA)... and all of us being the customers. We're all participating in a giant game of "will you support the people deliberately trying to provoke others... or will you stand up for those being provoked". "Will you take the bait to cheat your way to the top... or will you pass and earn it", etc. etc. The visible people being jerks know why they are being jerks... do those copying them or supporting them know why they are copying them?

I'm willing to continue to entertain that thought toward the whole spying revelations thing being part of disclosure... getting everyone used to the idea that we've already been being monitored in excruciating detail long before we were spying on ourselves. There is nothing about us that is not known by everyone "out there" if they wish to know it. The shock of that would be too much though... so first we get ourselves used to being spied on by ourselves and handling *that*... then work our way up to "them other observers".

/hug and have fun!
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Yes, this is the real message! Brilliant posts, BardingTheBard.
Watch the same challenges come up in your own personal lives, I know they come up in mine quite often.
It's just a sticky, tricky test that someone has decided is beneficial to human development.
The best balance I've found is to defend oneself eloquently and calmly - do not ignore provocations, but do not seek revenge. Simply address and release.
The black girl would've been totally fine to say what she said if 1) she had been provoked, and 2) she had a better defense.
What I have a problem with is the victimization promoted endlessly by our liberal-minded media. And the endlessly nauseating and nauseatingly endless promotion of "TOLERANCE". I could belabor all the details of why "tolerance" is not the great all-encompassing thing it's promoted as, but the real problem is that they are promoting two conflicting ideas. The general messages these days seem to be, "Be tolerant of everything", alongside "If you see something, say something." So what is that? What are people supposed to do with that? If you tolerate everything, you have to tolerate people with intolerant opinions. What happens then, if people are not mature enough to strike a very delicate balance between those two commands, is they numb themselves to everything and novelty reigns supreme.
Teenage transgender lovebirds pose in a swimming suit shoot? www.dailymail.co.uk...
WONDERFUL! A stodgy old white man? A bigoted black lady? MUST BE DENOUNCED!!

Themasses need to find a better balance. Otherwise we got nothing but interracial pajama boys running around town, and that is NOT TOLERABLE! Oooooops...



posted on Dec, 18 2013 @ 06:56 PM
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mr10k
Reading into a show seeing what people would do in certain situations =/= conspiracy.



Hmmmmmm....??



posted on Dec, 21 2013 @ 02:18 PM
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Science made it possible for us to discover who we are as a species. The study of the human genome shows that all humans living today, are equals, regardless what skin color we have or different features we posses.

Genetically... We are all the same.

The coolest thing in my opinion is that "inter racial" relationships are in fact one of the best kept secrets for success within the human species.

Man has always been inter racially intertwined whenever it was possible. It gave our ancestors an edge that might just as well make it possible to survive the next cataclysmic event.

While early humans actually did go inter racial and produces hybrid offspring, what eventually ended with us. We will never be able to do so...There aren't any other different races of humans around for a long long time.

I will back up my story if requested.

In the mean time, it seems that racism is only a result of narrow minded people that are afraid of everything they don't know and changing times.

Accepting changes and differences in your environment, as your neighbor might one day be from another culture and he creeps you out. In time you will learn why he does what he does, and you might appreciate some cultural trades, like the food and festivities, or the way he looks at things, and at the end... You see another man, when you look over the fence. Instead of an outsider invading in the world you live in.

Sorry, I got a bit of topic.

Just be nice and understanding to one another.






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