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Old November 13th, 2012, 09:41 AM   #81

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It goes as deep as the Nineteenth Century, which is the last time anyone but Hitler and his chums took it seriously.
Sweetheart, have you heard about martin Luther king?
The 20th century is still full of racism.
People are still being raised with racist prejudices that can be both positive and negative
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Old November 13th, 2012, 09:50 AM   #82

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People have a right to accept and embrace what they believe is beautiful. And often DNA and embedded experience determine what "beauty" actually is to each of us. It is not racist to find other races unattractive. However, it is racist to find other races inferior or lesser for some arbitrary reason. Or to apply laws differently to any member of any race. Obviously, races do have differences and these differences often are based on natural selection and reproductive laws. Things the members of these races cannot control but are selected out due to some natural adaption.
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Old November 13th, 2012, 10:16 AM   #83

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Ah, one interesting point here, the point is: do you find ''most'' black women unattractive because of their skin colour or is it another aspect?

I myself find the somewhat higher hair line and ''big curves'' that can often be found in Dutch black women less attractive. It is not their skin colour that turns me off, I can appreciate a black skin colour (just like how I have no preference in hair colour, they can all be beautiful).

Now if you would dislike most black women because of their skin colour then it would be racism.
I don't find larger women attractive - sorry ladies, but that applies to women of any skin colour. It might be curly hair - I've never been attracted to any girls of any skin colour with curly hair (although I don't ever recall thinking its particularly unattractive).

If, for example, someone found this girl (supermodel Diandra Forrest) attractive:
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But then, once realising that she is, in fact, black (she's an albino) decides that she isn't attractive, then that smacks of racism.

I can't say I find any supermodel particularly attractive though, they all wear far too much makeup.
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I guess it speaks of a person's mindset if they are afraid it will seem racist if they claim attraction to only their own people/race/skin color.

I used to only like Latinos (we call ourselves Chicano or Hispanic). But that has changed: As I got older and met a variety of interesting people, I entered a Middle-Eastern, Mediterranean, Afro-Caribbean, and Pacific Islander phase. Was I racist when I was attracted to only Latinos and Mestizos? Hmm, maybe I just like guys with macho attitudes?

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Was I racist when I was attracted to only Latinos and Mestizos? Hmm, maybe I just like guys with macho attitudes?
I eat nachos, does that count?
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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?
Well, it's their preference and why should i care about that.
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I only ask this because I have seen an increasing amount of internet pages being made for "white women who like black guys" and some of the stuff I read know there is what I would consider racism against whites yet they feel they are the most unracist people around.
I don't think it is racism your talking about. Sounds more like a fetish. Like people who like red heads. Or people who get excited about feet, or getting all dressed up in leather.
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No one, does that mean that they don't hold any value? That's the central point of my first reply to tuth

(on the specie thing, I was referring to the concept of specie in general and not only regarding ours)
One could only guess which the central point of any of your replies here may be; you should really elaborate a bit.

Please read again my previous posts; at some point I was also referring to the concept of species in general, just because you asked it (because it's still a red herring for the OP); again, aside of some unicellular fossils, there's no particular major problem with the definition of such biological concept, particularly in this genetic era.
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I don't find larger women attractive - sorry ladies, but that applies to women of any skin colour. It might be curly hair - I've never been attracted to any girls of any skin colour with curly hair (although I don't ever recall thinking its particularly unattractive).

If, for example, someone found this girl (supermodel Diandra Forrest) attractive:
Click the image to open in full size.

But then, once realising that she is, in fact, black (she's an albino) decides that she isn't attractive, then that smacks of racism.

I can't say I find any supermodel particularly attractive though, they all wear far too much makeup.
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Taste is just taste.
Ergo by definition it is entirely 100% subjective.
Ergo it couldn't qualify for racism per se, i.e.
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A belief that race is the primary determinant of human traits and capacities and that racial differences produce an inherent superiority of a particular race
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Not to rain in your parade, but your mere personal taste in women, snacks or readings doesn't imply per se any pretension that your choice in any of those categories may be "inherently superior"

I mean... nachos ???
"Inherently superior" ???
May God have mercy...
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