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I Am Fascinated By Racism

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    I Am Facinated By...

    By how many people use this out-dated term.  EP is about communication and learning.  I've communicated this idea on EP, in my life, in working with others and now.  THERE IS ONLY ONE HUMAN RACE.  We are referring to bias, prejudice, white or black or...
    mysticsovereign mysticsovereign 56-60, F 2 Responses Aug 31, 2008

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    I Suppose I Could Be Racist

    I suppose I have a lot of reasons to hate people in general.  I'm brown and  have been discriminated against on several occasions (thats another story).  However, I simply cannot find the evil inside of me that enjoys being cruel to nice/thoughtful people.  I...
    ichooselife ichooselife 36-40, F 7 Responses Jul 13, 2008

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    I'm Fascinated By Racism For A Very Simple Reason.

    For me, it is incomprehensible.  Not because I think it shouldn't exist for whatever politically correct rubbish that is currently in favour, it changes every week.  What I find facinating is the fact that relatively intelligent people waste their time, thoughts and...
    cinders88 cinders88 22-25 3 Responses Sep 1, 2010

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    I Was and Still Am

    When I was younger, and sometimes I still do this, I would research racist groups and their symbols and tattoos, call myself educating myself on how to recognize one before I got too close on him.  Skinheads and the Aryan Brotherhood, KKK...all them.  It just fascinates...
    filthydieseltech filthydieseltech 22-25, F 4 Responses Aug 7, 2009

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    Wow, Just Wow...

    It's hard to believe that racism still exists to this day.
    Ichilicious Ichilicious 22-25, M Nov 19, 2011

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    Its More About Social Equality In Pockets Rather Then Race

    but if it gets down to race ... then its about placing those disadvantaged ahead in some way... but how do you do that and make everyone happy? I have been disadvantaged all my life living in run down old rented houses and in poverty... so when something good came along...
    IceEntice IceEntice 36-40, F 1 Response Jan 19, 2013

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    We Changed By Not Changing At All.

    Okay, this is the easiest way to explain the answer why?WE come into this world with a blank slate, nothing on it period. we are told that we should treat everyone fairly but socioeconomic division and ignorance becomes more to blame for these so called out liers and maybe Jimmy...
    nalu808 nalu808 36-40, M 1 Response Sep 27, 2011

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    I Am You and You Are Me....

    I will never understand racism. MOST of us are humans of some ilk. Some of us may be some form of sub-human.{I learned this from being on-line}.heh However,we all seem to have sprung from the same  maternal loins. We are brothers and sisters who enjoy the bickering that...
    PeaceOnEarth PeaceOnEarth 46-50, F 7 Responses Jun 20, 2008

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    The Ignorance Is Real!!

    It's hard to believe that in this day and age racism still exist. The ignorance of these people kill me. I hate these kind of people with a passion. It's amazing how people think that just because you're different you are beneath them. Who the hell are these people to pass...
    ladyinrage ladyinrage 46-50, F Jun 23, 2013

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    i hate racism how people can do ...if some one is not from some else part or some one is not on intelligent
    rev412 rev412 18-21, M 17 hrs ago

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    This topic is something I feel very strongly about and I am tired of seeing it being pushed aside. Racism is an ongoing problem that my generation reeks of and I experience it a...
    viviandarling viviandarling 13-15, F 7 Responses Jul 9

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    I hate actual racism, hating another for ones ethnic background and disregarding them as equals to another race. This does not include stereotyping or simply pointing out another's...
    AnonR AnonR 70+, T Jul 16

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    I am half Chinese, three-eighths Black and one-eighths Native American (Choctaw). I am from Hawaii. I grew up raised to accept people and love one another no matter our differences...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F 2 Responses Jul 8

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    I have to start my story about my experiences living in Australia, saying that I'm not advising anyone not to come here if you want to. Although, I had very difficult experiences...
    joseerickson joseerickson 41-45, M 2 days ago

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    Really, what's not to be fascinated with.  Most recently, I've been thinking about the Björk song whenever I think about this, but really, my fascination goes way...
    LysistratasWeakness2 LysistratasWeakness2 51-55, M Jul 2

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    Access Denied/Reverse Racism-As said prior I fathered a child with a black woman while she was separated from the Latin husband. Later the woman died and I fought for access. The...
    SmolenskBorn SmolenskBorn 31-35, M Jul 11

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    Again with the racism on this site. If you're going to tell me a joke, then tell a decent one. I'm not going to look at a racist joke about African Americans just because you think...
    UltraCerulean UltraCerulean 26-30, F Jul 13

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    Tired of so many white people not taking racism seriously. Just because you do not experience does not mean other races don't either. You have it so damn good being white, you have...
    kbeary kbeary 18-21, F 9 Responses Jul 14

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    No matter how you look at it racism will never go away not now not then not ever. Even with all the mixing there trying to do many people will still have something racist to say...
    Crazybunny101 Crazybunny101 16-17, F 6 days ago

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    Accidental Racism Wong Fu Production does a lot of great stuff.
    LordoftheThigh LordoftheThigh 18-21, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Yes I hate it!!!! I am tired of it because racism is happening to me at home with my family!!!! Today I got 90% in my maths assignment but my brother got 68%. When I returned home...
    nona000 nona000 16-17, F 8 Responses 2 days ago

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    I was doing an art project about things society has rules against talking about, and one of the subjects was mixed race marriages. So i tried to look up some pictures to use as...
    peaceinmiles peaceinmiles 16-17, F 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    I've spent much of my time researching the paranormal. Always having been fascinated with ghost stories from around the globe, my personal favorites tend to be stories of the many...
    Rez20 Rez20 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 1

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    The case of the Disappearing StoryI always love it when this happens, you take time to write a thoughtful, thought provoking comment, a series of them; then suddenly the story is...
    tulick tulick 31-35, F Jul 1

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    The strangest thing: I have always been fascinated by human behavior. For that reason I try to watch others whenever I can. We are a strange, strange species and we do strange...
    Lullacus Lullacus 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 11

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    Always have been. Wished I'd done psychology instead of law. But am fascinated about what makes people tick
    watjusthappened watjusthappened 41-45, M 4 Responses Jul 13

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    I was (am) also fascinated by the experiments done by the University of Florida whereby lightning is triggered by firing rockets into thunderclouds, with a wire unspooling behind...
    AldousHuxtable AldousHuxtable 41-45, M 5 days ago

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    fascinated and disturbed at the same time.
    mstud17 mstud17 22-25, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    There's this interesting thing called rigor samsa, it goes like this: rigor samsa n. a kind of psychological exoskeleton that can protect you from pain and contain your anxieties...
    Bewail Bewail 22-25, F 4 Responses 19 hrs ago

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    I visit america one time and two mens say mami and me is wetback and spic ***** and i love america but hate racist persons
    mariaishere mariaishere 13-15, F 3 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    Every one needs to stop hatin' and start to accept people for who they are!
    carmencyr43 carmencyr43 13-15, F 5 Responses Jul 1

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    Thank goodness for the judge who ruled the ban on gay marriage in Kentucky unconstitutional. In the backwoods Kentucky county I live in I thought hell would freeze over before gay...
    mwlabtech mwlabtech 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 2

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    I talk about race and sexism a lot because I hate it but that doesn't mean I hate the people that do it I just hate what they do.I don't even think I have the ability to hate. Sure...
    Blatinasrock Blatinasrock 26-30, F Jul 4

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    When I was in first grade, I went to a dominantly white school so when people saw me they would look surprised. One day I was at school with my 'friends' and we played truth or...
    jebony jebony 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 4

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    When I moved to Miami I ended up living in a mostly white neighbourhood. Most people weren't mean really they just ignored me a lot. And there were some people who kept breaking my...
    MillieLuv MillieLuv 22-25, F 5 Responses Jul 5

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    Nothing upsets me more than bigotry. Why should we treat someone different because their skin color is different than your own? What difference does it make? If you meet the...
    BigBlittleb BigBlittleb 16-17, M 3 Responses Jul 5

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    America, you suck. You are the devil in disguise. You turn away children but call yourself the home of the free. This place will never be the home of the free. Black and brown...
    Zeesawyer1 Zeesawyer1 16-17, F 6 Responses Jul 6

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    I just saw a very moving scene in a TV series. It was following a racist scene. A young father had adopted a baby boy with his wife and they were completely in love with their son...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F 1 Response Jul 8

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    I'm Asian .racist happens to me all the time :/
    allnotmine allnotmine 26-30, F 6 Responses Jul 10

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    Oh gosh these type of people seriously need to get over themselves. I'm not saying that everyone is racist because I know heaps of people who aren't and are the nicest people ever...
    Angelyn2097 Angelyn2097 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 10

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    One of my sisters is racist and I date black men, total middle finger to her racist ways
    Bluenox Bluenox 18-21, F 9 Responses Jul 10

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    My first love (hah. Big word, huh?) appears African American despite being a mixture of different races. My parents tease me constantly about it and sometimes I wish that they...
    jasenamigala jasenamigala 13-15, F 6 Responses Jul 11

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    I am a Chinese born Indonesian. And i've been spending my 22 years of life in Indonesia but many original Indonesians act rasist towards Chinese-Indonesian like me :( esp since my...
    lauracassie92 lauracassie92 22-25, F 5 Responses Jul 11

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    I am 14 and my father isn't racist but when i told him that i was into this one guy and he met him my father was very cold. Later that night I asked him why he was so rude to my...
    alixxdd alixxdd 13-15, F 10 Responses Jul 11

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    Okay, not towards me but I literally just saw swastikas in someone's question and I had to delete the question I asked as to why this person was putting swastikas in their question...
    UltraCerulean UltraCerulean 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 11

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    Don't bother talking to me if you're one of those people who think it's a swell idea to be racist or tell a racist joke or make any kind of discriminatory comment thinking that I...
    UltraCerulean UltraCerulean 26-30, F 3 Responses Jul 13

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    I had a best friend of 12 years and she started dating a racist guy, needless to say, I'm attracted to the darker men! He kept her outta my life for almost 2 years.. Then they...
    TattoosAndBoose TattoosAndBoose 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 13

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    I've been through this and i know many others that have too :/, it disgusts me how one can think it's ok to make fun of a person for what they can not control. I believe everyone...
    freespirtXoXo freespirtXoXo 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 15