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View Poll Results: Race, ethnicity or species?
Race 9 32.14%
Ethnicity 18 64.29%
Species 1 3.57%
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Old November 16th, 2012, 09:13 AM   #71
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You know, the real problem of this thread is that for any third party it may seem like some staged dramatization.

Like if some professional actors were deliberately making even more evident the inherent absurdity of racism.

It something like that would be possible, of course.
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Just for the record, who exactly might "we" be?????
Not you, clearly.
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You know, the real problem of this thread is that for any third party it may seem like some staged dramatization.

Like if some professional actors were deliberately making even more evident the inherent absurdity of racism.

It something like that would be possible, of course.
Nobody is fighting for racism, sylla. Here is a definition:

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rac·ism   [rey-siz-uhm] Show IPA
noun
1.
a belief or doctrine that inherent differences among the various human races determine cultural or individual achievement, usually involving the idea that one's own race is superior and has the right to rule others.
2.
a policy, system of government, etc., based upon or fostering such a doctrine; discrimination.
3.
hatred or intolerance of another race or other races.
If you see any of this happening, please alert a grown-up immediately.
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What is a sub-race?
A sub-race is a subdivision of a race (Subrace - Definition and More from the Free Merriam-Webster Dictionary). For exemplifications, you may look here: Face Plates: Races, Sub-Races and Ethnicities of Europe, Middle East, Africa, Asia, etc., Carleton Stevens Coon.
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Nobody is fighting for racism, sylla. Here is a definition:



If you see any of this happening, please alert a grown-up immediately.
So elementary English dictionaries might be within your scope after all?
That's a good one; thanks for sharing.

But nothing could be better than this one:
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I can't imagine the kind of bland dystopia of everyone looking basically the same.
A million thanks for sharing with mere humans like us such an intimate piece of your mind.

Guess that explains it all, huh?
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Let's get real, by sub-race you mean mongrel. Which is what I am and guess what, you probably are too. Or have you come from some far away tribe hidden in the wilderness for thousands of years?

If we were so different then we would not be able to breed. For instance, ever seen a cat breed with a dog? Or a fish with a racoon?
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So about that example I asked for...
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Old November 16th, 2012, 09:27 AM   #78

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So elementary English dictionaries might be within your scope after all?
Yes. Please read what I wrote and keep an eye out for it. We're expecting you to be the Nazi police from here on out.

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But nothing could be better than this one:
A million thanks for sharing with mere humans like us such an intimate piece of your mind.
So...diversity is a bad thing to you? I don't get it, why say it like diversity is a bad thing? I like that there are races and cultures of all kinds. Don't you?

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Guess that explains it all, huh?
Possibly, mein Fuhrer.
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So about that example I asked for...
http://www.historum.com/philosophy-p...ml#post1259148
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