Active Users:76 Time:07/02/2023 10:57:14 AM
When will they be on equal footing? Will you be able to tell? Arok Manok - 30/01/2003 10:08:02 PM

That's the problem. And as long as we (all people) use terms like "they" or the blacks or the whites, there will always be discrimination and racism. That's the problem with everyone wanting to preserve their culture and be treated equally. Preserving your culture often becomes gloating or a superiority complex or a feeling of separation. How can someone be like other people if they constantly want to point out how they stand out? "Black Power" and "Here and Queer" and every other slogan just serves to force bigger wedges between us. The only way we'll ever all be socially equal is if we all look the same and have the same skills. It won't happen. All I'm saying is how can you tell when anyone's been helped enough? And if you help them too long, shouldn't you help other people to make up for it? Is it fair to block whites out of jobs and schools to help blacks or chinese or whatever? Is it fair? I don't actively discriminate or harbor anger or hatred, but if I were passed over for a spot in a university because someone else had darker skin, I'd be pissed off too.

You should all read that Harrison Bergeron story (I think that's the title). It's about a theoretical world where the physically superior are handicapped to come down to the same level as everyone else. There are other aspects, but that's one of them. There will never be compelte equality on Earth, in my opinion, so people need to get with the program and put in a little more effort where effort is needed.


Arok Manok - Ex-admin Extraordinaire
Future Post-Apocalypse Warlord



I'd rather be throwing a frisbee right now




View/create new replies Sign up for a premium account to add posts to a list of favourites!
Um, could someone please let the Democratic party know... - 28/01/2003 10:23:58 PM 194 Views
Being a Democrat - 28/01/2003 10:26:05 PM 42 Views
Wow, quick reply. - 28/01/2003 10:31:11 PM 24 Views
I've always been told I'm fast - 28/01/2003 10:35:30 PM 21 Views
Re: I've always been told I'm fast - 28/01/2003 10:45:43 PM 15 Views
Re: Um, could someone please let the Deomcratic party know... - 28/01/2003 10:27:45 PM 30 Views
Aye, I'm a white male, so I was taught from birth to say "Sorry," but - 28/01/2003 10:42:19 PM 19 Views
Tru Dat - 28/01/2003 11:03:26 PM 11 Views
why don't i get extra help??? - 28/01/2003 11:19:38 PM 11 Views
le sigh - 28/01/2003 10:32:00 PM 27 Views
Money makes the world go round... - 28/01/2003 10:43:04 PM 11 Views
nah, money's good *hugs his wallet* - 28/01/2003 10:52:54 PM 10 Views
Typical - 28/01/2003 11:13:28 PM 20 Views
Jonah Goldberg: - 28/01/2003 11:20:03 PM 25 Views
A politically incorrect response to the whole AA/Reparations etc. - 29/01/2003 12:44:57 AM 21 Views
You kind of make sense... - 29/01/2003 09:51:47 AM 11 Views
Watch what you assume... - 30/01/2003 09:51:01 PM 2 Views
Wow - 29/01/2003 10:07:08 AM 13 Views
I hate you so much. - 29/01/2003 03:39:29 PM 13 Views
Re: I hate you so much. - 29/01/2003 09:39:16 PM 9 Views
Do you have any idea... - 30/01/2003 10:00:38 PM 4 Views
A bad comment got blown out of propotion. Lott goofed, no more. *NM* - 30/01/2003 09:54:31 PM 4 Views
So it's racist to wonder why an innocent is guilty? - 30/01/2003 09:53:36 PM 3 Views
Well, *grin* where do I begin? - 29/01/2003 01:10:08 PM 14 Views
Ah, where to begin? (Responding to all three of you) - 29/01/2003 03:34:41 PM 10 Views
Good points, you know, I read an article... - 30/01/2003 10:15:14 PM 6 Views
When will they be on equal footing? Will you be able to tell? - 30/01/2003 10:08:02 PM 4 Views