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The Best Way to Kill Off most Racism

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White people can't be discriminated against or be victims of racism?

please tell me you aren't serious.

Please provide me with an example that can remotely compare to what african americans or native americans have experienced. Surely you can find something more substantial than being charged for a drink refill.

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White people are persecuted and discriminated against too.

White people are persecuted and discriminated against too.

White people are persecuted and discriminated against too.

welp i said it three times and tapped my heels together and as far as i can tell i haven't been transported to whatever alternate reality this dude lives in so idk

belittling someone else's opinion doesn't make it any less valid.

Discrimination happens to every race and sex and orientation.

While the instances vary greatly by location and said category they DO happen.

To say different is in itself a discriminatory comment.

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Please provide me with an example that can remotely compare to what african americans or native americans have experienced. Surely you can find something more substantial than being charged for a drink refill.

I doubt he can, but that isn't the point is it ?

The issue is the discrimination of ANYONE by their race/sex/orientation/whatever.

Just because one race had it worse 100's of years ago or even today doesn't make someones example of the existence of racism any less valid.

If people truly want to end racism/sexism/etc then combating ever single instance is needed.

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I doubt he can, but that isn't the point is it ?

The issue is the discrimination of ANYONE by their race/sex/orientation/whatever.

Just because one race had it worse 100's of years ago or even today doesn't make someones example of the existence of racism any less valid.

If people truly want to end racism/sexism/etc then combating ever single instance is needed.

Absolutely. I was not arguing against the fact that racism or discrimination can happen to anyone.

My only point was in a world of billions with so many atrocities daily, MrTouchdowns example is quite tame.

Unfortunately we will likely never see an end to racism as long as humans roam the earth.

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I'm going to speak bluntly and this may bother some folks but you can only be a racist or a bigot if you are a white Christian male.

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Was your African American friend also drinking tea?

There are small mom and pop restaurants that charge to refill drinks like tea, OJ, coffee, etc. Those drinks are usually made in-house. They won't charge a dollar, then let you refill til the whole urn is empty.

Carbonated drinks, on the other hand, cost next to nothing. The price of the drink probably pays for like 50 gallons of the stuff.

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you want a sample...here's a real life sample...and you can tell I'm bored as hell...I only venture into the tinderbox when I'm bored!!!

when I was in highschool, I lived in a small town where everyone knew everyone. With that, I knew many of the cops that lived there too. I would call many of them friends in fact. My goal when graduating from school was to go to Regina where the western Canadian training school is for the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, RCMP. I had all the pre-requisites at the time nailed down, had great references from my school principal and from the local Staff Sergeant and a couple of the other local officers as well. I figured for sure I was a shoe in. About three weeks after my application I received my letter from the RCMP and much the same as someone would be excited to receive a letter from their dream college, I was pretty excited. Then I opened the letter and was very disappointed to read that my application was denied. The explanation continued with congratulating me for having all of the prerequisites covered and for the top notch references but unless I could prove to the RCMP that I belonged to a visible minority group, my application would not be accepted.

While I won't even think about comparing this to the horrible things that have happened to other minority groups here and around the world, it was still discriminatory.

My point being... people of all shapes, sizes, color, sexual preference, religion etc etc etc are discriminated against daily in some form or fashion.

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belittling someone else's opinion doesn't make it any less valid.

Discrimination happens to every race and sex and orientation.

While the instances vary greatly by location and said category they DO happen.

To say different is in itself a discriminatory comment.

i truly do not give a poo that a white person had to pay a quarter for a refill. call it the price of privilege. there is quite the difference between being a member of a race that has been historically oppressed, and being the member of a race that has been the oppressor since the conception of america. statistically, being white places you at a greater advantage in virtually every aspect of american life, except for when you wander into a restaurant staffed by black people, in which case you might be overcharged by a quarter. woe is the white man. if this guy truly gave a poo he would focus his anger at the underlying cause, rather than whining on the internet about the quarter he lost because white ppl are so fuging oppressed

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I'm going to speak bluntly and this may bother some folks but you can only be a racist or a bigot if you are a white Christian male.

1488 brother!

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