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A possible solution to help solve racism in America.
Posted 6/19/15 , edited 6/19/15

Morbidhanson wrote:

Hey, whether people like it or not, the language changes. The meaning of words is not static and people need to deal with it. The tide breaks what it doesn't carry away. What matters more is the idea being conveyed, not the definition of the word, anyway.


Nah Im not talking the silly definition of a word, I'm talking action. Again, honestly, racism is an active hatred of a race. You sound biased, meaning you see a black guy and think gangbanger or Muslim and think terrorist.

Unless what youre saying is you openly hate races, admit it, and are aware of it, you're biased, not racist.
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Posted 6/19/15 , edited 6/19/15

AiYumega wrote:

Nah Im not talking the silly definition of a word, I'm talking action. Again, honestly, racism is an active hatred of a race. You sound biased, meaning you see a black guy and think gangbanger or Muslim and think terrorist.

Unless what youre saying is you openly hate races, admit it, and are aware of it, you're biased, not racist.


The definition I use does not include action as part of the primary meaning. So we are talking about the silly definition, I'm afraid. At least about how we define the term.
Posted 6/19/15 , edited 6/19/15

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America does not have a Racism problem, what it has is a political perception media driven problem.
Also, some people have a chip on their shoulder.
There are three types of dark skinned people in America.
Thugs that sell drugs, and prey on other dark skins,
Blacks,
and African Americans.
African Americans are hard working individuals that have made a place for themselves in American society.
Blacks are the "Middle" class of dark skins that are trying to turn their back on the thug life and make something, but can be converted back if things go wrong for them.
And then Thugs make up the bottom. They have rejected trying to work or make anything of themselves because they are entrapped in a cycle of poverty and misery and that is all they have ever known.
Thugs are the people police are aware of and try to arrest when things go south.
The problem is Thugs have given Blacks and African Americans a bad name, that are trying to do better.
Just like when the Irish in this country were looked at in the past as a bunch of hard drinking nerdowells, and all Irish were painted with the same brush.
The same thing is happening here. So when Blacks are protesting in the streets as African Americans are looking on, the Thugs are the ones robbing, looting, and burning down the businesses in the Blacks and African Americans neighborhoods, and America then looks at them all as the same group.
When they are not.
Criminals are criminals, no matter what color they are, some African American leaders don't have that dream, they have and agenda instead and will foster hate in the cover of tolerance and protest.
And this is why things will not get better, because racism is being practiced covertly by these groups and a way to get back at all "Perceived" racism.
It is a classic "Stockholm" syndrome of mass group think.
And until these groups wake up and realize that they are being played, nothing is going to change...

You: "America doesn't gave a racism problem"
You: *says its thugs fault for giving black folk a bad name*
For one, that's the whites fault. Two, it shouldn't even be like that. They stereotype a whole race because of like one group of people or even just one person. How come Muslims are constantly seen as terrorists yet not whites? They be shooting up a school every other week. They also make up at least 80% of the terrorists attacks here in America. Are they defining the white race & giving it a bad name? Nope.
Stop calling them thugs btw. Its basically the new n*gger.
Also, it was white people robbing & looting, and even burning down black neighborhoods. These "thugs" that I'm sure you're also referring to gang members, were actually preventing these from happening. The bloods & crips called a truce during the Baltimore Uprising to help out. Something the media will never tell you about.
Posted 6/19/15 , edited 6/19/15

Morbidhanson wrote:


The definition I use does not include action as part of the primary meaning. So we are talking about the silly definition.



I'm not talking the world anymore, I'm saying you. Words are just there to cover actions, and I still don't think what you're doing is more than judgmental bias.


There's a lot of that in the world Im not gonna deny that. But like pure racism itself isn't something you might witness or experience daily. It's a strong form of bias and judgemental behavior.

Posted 6/19/15
is this bait?
Posted 6/19/15 , edited 6/19/15

kimchino wrote:

is this bait?


Everything on this forum is bait now. We voted.

We voted to stop this, right? Right?

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Posted 6/19/15
Humans thrive on conflict. Weather it open conflict or Silent. Some people are just plain assholes, while others find ways to blow off steam.

The big factor in this is how others see it and blow it out of proportion. Let's take the Zimmerman shooting for example. Yes there was profiling which is wrong, but what both parties decided to do is what brought this to a head. Travon was confronted, he decided to attack zimmerman, zimmerman decided his life was in danger due to travon slamming his head on the ground (which the media conveniently covered up, and the media said he was white to keep fueling the racial fires) and zimmerman shot him. Everything was laid out in the open before a jury, jury decided it was justified. Text book case of self defense turned sour.

Do I think it's a racist problem? Not a far as the masses are concerned.

What really fuels all this hatred are the Big media outlets that have moved away from doing unbiased, informative news. To sensationalist race baiting, and click bait tier stories that are just dripping with personal or political agenda.

Put simply
Something happens
Media gets a hold of it
Media twists and distorts the truth
Media reports it's twisted lies to the public
Public takes report at face value
Public reacts in the way the media wants them to

Puppets, that's all the mass media sees us as.
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Posted 6/19/15

AiYumega wrote:


kimchino wrote:

is this bait?


Everything on this forum is bait now. We voted.

We voted to stop this, right? Right?



Well, the users with enough sense did or the ones that care enough.
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Posted 6/19/15

AiYumega wrote:


I'm not talking the world anymore, I'm saying you. Words are just there to cover actions, and I still don't think what you're doing is more than judgmental bias.


There's a lot of that in the world Im not gonna deny that. But like pure racism itself isn't something you might witness or experience daily. It's a strong form of bias and judgemental behavior.



Words are also used to describe ideas and objects and other things. We're just using seemingly differing definitions of the same word, that's all. Carry on.
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Fair enough, but that said you seem too intelligent to give into stuff like that. Just don't let it become fact what is really fiction. About races, people, or anything like that.
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Posted 6/19/15
America has a racism problem. The problem with alot of racism is its a subconscious thing. Its a system that puts members of certain ethnicities down. While there certainly are some flat out racists alot of racism comes from the "im not racist but" type of people in society.

Im sure most People who hold racist attitudes nowadays dont consider themselves racists.
Posted 6/19/15 , edited 6/19/15

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I totally believe that the media is racist! No arguments here! They try to incite racial tensions and fear of a race war in order to bring in stricter government control, ultimately resulting in totalitarianism. What I'm saying is that on average the people of America are not racist.

Ohh ok ok. I see. My bad on my part for assuming.

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is this bait?

This is my bait. lmao
It was made for me.
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Ohh ok ok. I see. My bad on my part for assuming.


You know what happens when you assume things.
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Posted 6/19/15 , edited 6/19/15
Reply to Anzn. My Quote: "what it has is a political perception media driven problem."
That's it in a nut shell. Liberal News outlets will tailor news to fit their own agenda. They use sound bights and edits to libel or put a stamp of approval on.
MSNBC is most guilty of this.
The news does not tell the whole story, because what they are in the business of doing what it does best, selling eyeballs.
Ad's
Do they care what gets told and what does not? In short, no. So don't believe everything that you see on the news or what the "Media" tells you, because it is fact mixed with hearsay, and sometimes it is even made up.
Everyone needs to use what is between their ears, and not jump to conclusions.
People get on edge, because they allow themselves to get to that point before they hear all the facts.
Jumping to conclusions is not a very judicial way to conduct society, or one's own personal life.
If we all conducted ourselves accordingly...they would be less problems. But that is not reality...

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Posted 6/19/15

AiYumega wrote:



Just remember the police are in danger too. Forget a skater let's talk about the neighborhoods where you leave your squad car BAM BAM BAM pop shots will hit you and that's it. No one will even help you when you're laying dying. It happens all the time.

Are there bad cops? Yes. But Jesus Christ, the actions of few have the lives of many at stake. And it's terrifying.


Most cops arent killed in Random shootings on the street. Killing a random Cop just brings unwanted attention nobody does it. Its usually an organized hit for something a Cop did in the past or if a Cop is going after someone armed. It is rare for a cop to be randomly shot.
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