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100 years of beauty - Japan
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white was a symbol of wealth, pretty and something for if I am not mistaken.
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Rujikin wrote:


HuastecoOtaku wrote:


Rujikin wrote:


reinux wrote:


Rujikin wrote:

Proof that Japanese should be considered "white"


Lol, what?


They look whiter than most "whites". Especially anyone from around the Mediterranean.


Are the Polish considered white?
I've heard some people say there not


Well they are whiter than Italians/Greeks so I'd say yes but some people really don't like slavs and don't want to be grouped up with them. Really I don't know why we use colors its a stupid way to group people.



Well, most of us can't dance. I guess we're pretty white in that sense.

(Prom was awkward as hell.)
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Posted 1/16/16 , edited 1/16/16

Freddy96NO wrote:

white was a symbol of wealth, pretty and something for if I am not mistaken.


White is pure and untainted. Christianity used it and many cultures around the world had the same idea. The whiter you were the purer you were.
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If I recall, the reason why white skin is so prized in Asian culture is because darker skin was generally symbolic and indicative of the fact that someone was more of a "blue collar" profession, working out in the sun often, hence the darker tan. The wealthier were pale since they were essentially allowed to either do their work indoors or do no work at all. Japan's form of colorism had much more to do with classism and profession, as supposed to religion. Not to say by any means that all Japanese people are descended from the same tribes with the same skin tone, of course there will be some variation, but pale has been regarded as pretty there for like, hundreds of years, before what people claimed to be "white beauty standards" supposedly came along.
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Did I just get a boner to 1960?
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Awesome!
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Year-end cleanup. Closing threads with no new posts since 12/31/2016.
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