Re: do you believe RACISM still exsists?
Posted By: sense In Response To: do you believe RACISM still exsists? (sabbah)
Date: Monday, 31 October 2005, at 2:07 p.m.
In Response To: do you believe RACISM still exsists? (sabbah)
First off. of course racism still exists. People are stupid. They generalize and categorize. and by doing so they ignore the fact that each is an individual.
*WTF? you folks??? oh please don't get InI started with that. a self described 'white' man addressing a BLACK forum as "YOU FOLKS"! i'll assume this time that you didn't mean it as history defines it.
pardon me while I laugh. here's websters definition for folks.
Informal. People in general. Often used in the plural: "Folks around here are very friendly"
so thanks for twisting my words around to make me look like a jackass.
"I can tell that a lot of the posters here have no intention of finding the truth"
*whose truth? my truth, yr truth or the REAL truth?
once again I'll go by definition...
truth ( P ) Pronunciation Key (trth)
n. pl. truths (trthz, trths)
Conformity to fact or actuality.
A statement proven to be or accepted as true.
Fidelity to an original or standard.
often Truth That which is considered to be the supreme reality and to have the ultimate meaning and value of existence
the truth that I mentioned is the one ****'ed
*is that what has gotten you all worked up? the "extermination of the precious 'white' race"? or that Dr. Kamou is going to drive up to yr house and 'exterminate' you? we really must move beyond thinking that every generalized statment is to be taken so personally. the defense of Dr. Kamou is not about whether or not it is right to 'exterminate' anyone. it is about 'whites' criticizing, discrediting, and quite honestly attempting to lynch an african man for his response to a problem the 'white race' has yet to recognize, take seriously, and attempt to correct. please don't think that non'white' people are to blame for their reactions to racism.
First off what got me "all worked up" were the conclusions that were jumped to after my initial post. And the reason I was angered my Kamau Kamon's statements is that yes, he publicly called for MY extermination. Whether he meant it or not. I once said in school that I wished all the teachers dead. I was almost led out of school in handcuffs. anyway I don't see any point in arguing. I just wished to express my own beliefs (that calling for the extermination of the white race is outrageous) and I was met with great opposition based on the color of my skin rather than my words and the underlying intentions...
I believe if you look in your heart you will find that some of the white populace indeed understands that racism is a problem. However, when going to "correct" such a problem you must take the utmost care. As racism is a problem that affects us as individuals, the only way to "cure" it is through individuals. I can only hope that you will raise your children to hold a white man in the exact same respect as they would hold a black man, until he has shown reason to do otherwise. I in no way, EVER intended to discredit the FACT that racism is abound in todays society. In fact, I think if you review this thread from my post to this point you will see many instances of racism alive and well, although in this case, on the opposite side that we are used to.
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