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what race are you?
RE: what race are you?
I have never met a white person... ever
Lots of pink people, but white... no!
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RE: what race are you?
Neither have I, but I've met a shitload of people who think it's a thing. It used to be something like an aspirational goal for me, lol.
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RE: what race are you?
(November 8, 2021 at 4:52 pm)Nomad Wrote:
(November 7, 2021 at 12:23 am)popeyespappy Wrote: Technically plants, people and fungi are all descended from slim molds so we kinda all do.

Did you know that animals are more closely related to fungi than plants?

Got something against fat molds?  That's moldist, dude!

Sorry, slime molds.
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RE: what race are you?
(November 8, 2021 at 6:27 pm)zebo-the-fat Wrote: I have never met a white person... ever
Lots of pink people, but white... no!

 In winter in some places there seem to be an awful lot of beige people. Here in Oz, white skin is a sign one is very ill or dead. 

More common is an unattractive shade of grey.

I guess the term 'white person' may have been a matter of comparison, especially when devising a them vs us dichotomy.

I can't help but wonder how long we have been using skin colour as a way of discriminating against people not like us. I suspect it may be a relatively recent thing. (last few centuries)  I think in the past a person could be seen as inferior ('barbarian') with their skin colour being used only to describe their appearance.

I wonder if the growth in the enslavement of African people by Europeans had anything to do with it? That perhaps the perception changed from inferior-person-who-happens-to-be black to a more generic concept of  all-black-people-are -inferior (?)
RE: what race are you?
(November 10, 2021 at 10:53 am)popeyespappy Wrote:
(November 8, 2021 at 4:52 pm)Nomad Wrote: Got something against fat molds?  That's moldist, dude!

Sorry, slime molds.

Sorry, I couldn't resist.
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RE: what race are you?
Maia  Great
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RE: what race are you?
Half Mexican, half Conservative White Texan.

I mow my own lawns but think I should be sent home where I belong.
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RE: what race are you?
Now that I think about it there aren't really any white people. Just beige/peach/pinkish.
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RE: what race are you?
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 Old Yeller and The Yearling made me cry when I saw them as a child. Same with Lassie films.  I know better than to watch such movies now.

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