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Old November 15th, 2012, 11:37 AM   #171

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Actually, I did never say that your points may be worthless.

I just over-stated the evident fact that all such countless fallacies couldn't be any more absurd to the Nth degree...
No more, no less.

(Including the nice fallacious red herring of the "centralised response", of course)
Good evening

(probably "focused" instead than centralised was the correct english term)
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Old November 15th, 2012, 11:39 AM   #172
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Have a nice day.

Now, please get the honor & privilege of posting the last answer; who could deserve it any more?
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If in such a context by "racism" is understood something ethically wrong, then it doesn't fit, because appetites and aversions are outside the categories of ethics.
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Old November 15th, 2012, 12:20 PM   #174

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I think it's dreadfully disrespectful. Every race has plenty of arseholes in it, no point discriminating between any of them, good sir.
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Actually, some additional relevant minimal precision would be definitely required here.

Even if some vague potentially offensive jargon would be required for any weird reason (for my life I couldn't even remotely imagine why) "Arseholes" and "Races" (whatever on Earth may anyone more-or-less arbitrarily understand for such absolutely unscientific denominations) are entirely different & unrelated stuff.

Easy as that.

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Old November 16th, 2012, 03:38 AM   #176
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as I already said, you find the physical traits of their race attractive, which means you like the race
I'm not attracted to the Asian MALES!!...if I like the race[racist], I would be attracted to the males also!!!!
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well, imho you just don't want to say that you like the race because you feel that would be racist, and racism is considered bad in any way of form
I praise a certain race, and that's bad??? hahahahaha I laugh
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Old November 16th, 2012, 05:00 AM   #178

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Actually, some additional relevant minimal precision would be definitely required here.
Only for someone without a sense of humour.

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Even if some vague potentially offensive jargon would be required for any weird reason (for my life I couldn't even remotely imagine why) "Arseholes" and "Races" (whatever on Earth may anyone more-or-less arbitrarily understand for such absolutely unscientific denominations) are entirely different & unrelated stuff.
Well, not really. Are you suggesting there is a race without arseholes, sylla?
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I was wondering if someone who prefers a race over other ones or shows off their love for a certain race is labelled as a racist or not?
Since you ask, here come my two cents:

Please be aware that under such vague description almost anything could happen.

A priori no explicitly discriminatory actions are described by the OP, so the case described could be simply considered as innocent until proven otherwise.

But the line is extremely blurred.

Because [sic] "shows off their love for a certain race" inevitably implies that "love"
(whatever might be understood for this term)
...is not shown for individuals of other "races"
(whatever might be understood for this term).

Yup, we are not expected to love all races.

In fact, we are expected not to make any individual distinction based in anything as inherently arbitrary as whatever on Earth may be understood by "race".

We are expected just to accept all humans as the same species.

We are presumably expected to hate (the complementary opposite of love) any other human individual just for strict personal reasons.

Yup, perfect pristine neutrality could be presumed for the hypothetical case of the OP...
But in practice, in the real world that's extremely, extremely unlikely.
(To say the least)

Because from "showing love" to "expressing superiority" there's a fine, fine, fine line.

Yup, love is not always rational.

But regarding anything as extremely sensible and risky as "race", rationality seems to always be the best option.

Just IMHO.

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I was wondering if someone who prefers a race over other ones
Are you preferring your race over the other one? I just see no other option for a man of a nation. Of course it's a natural thing.
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