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Fantastic. Now please explain why*


*You were responding seriously to sarcasm methinks: here's a question:

I am a white Englishman. If I wanted to dress up as Bob Marley, so that no one could tell the difference, how would I do it?
Probably because the issue of race equality hasn't been resolved internally within her, and that she believes non whites to be inferior, in a way that they deserve pity or defending. Akin to a mild level 1 racist who's guilt complex is struggling to find realistic ways of trying to stop feeling the way they do.


There are a lot of posters in here who need to go back and think deep about what they have posted and to get help to resolve the closet racist they are weakly trying to disguise with feigned defence.

Accusing these children and their parents shows lack of wisdom in that the intent behind the action is always far more important than the outcome. Deliberately missing this intent and choosing to feign being offended allows them to pass themselves of as some sort of victim too.
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I was going to eat arroz negro but am totally off it because of the name and what the Americans will say if I get some on my face (I'm a messy eater but with certain dishes it apparently makes me basically a Klan member).
LOL, c'mon that's a wee bit drastic now isn't it?
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Old 28.05.2011, 22:56
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I was going to eat arroz negro but am totally off it because of the name and what the Americans will say if I get some on my face (I'm a messy eater but with certain dishes it apparently makes me basically a Klan member).
I was going to make a marble cake today. Usually I put lots of different colours inside....I thought....this cake is racist I'm not going to add colours.


The cake ended up yellow though. Sorry to all the yellow people on EF...I tried.
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LOL, c'mon that's a wee bit drastic now isn't it?
No. Just ironic.
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Old 28.05.2011, 22:57
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Fantastic. Now please explain why*


*You were responding seriously to sarcasm methinks: here's a question:

I am a white Englishman. If I wanted to dress up as Bob Marley, so that no one could tell the difference, how would I do it?
Well, if I was responding seriously to sarcasm, that certainly wouldn't be the first time.

I think it would be impossible for anyone to dress up as Bob Marley in such a way that no one could tell the difference, unless that person was extremely similar to him, biologically, in the first place.

But what exactly did you want me to explain why* (your asterisk's footnote confused me).
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Old 28.05.2011, 23:00
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Probably because the issue of race equality hasn't been resolved internally within her, and that she believes non whites to be inferior, in a way that they deserve pity or defending. Akin to a mild level 1 racist who's guilt complex is struggling to find realistic ways of trying to stop feeling the way they do.
No, it probably has something to do with, for example, the fact that I dated a guy for 4 years who is half black/half white and would tell me about his memories of waking up as a child in the middle of the night and finding a cross burning in his front yard, etc.
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Old 28.05.2011, 23:00
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Racism:


But it's all fair because black children clearly hate white people too:
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No, it probably has something to do with, for example, the fact that I dated a guy for 4 years who is half black/half white and would tell me about his memories of waking up as a child in the middle of the night and finding a cross burning in his front yard, etc.
Yeah, good for him. What on earth does this have to do with Swiss children dressing up as tribal Africans?
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No, it probably has something to do with, for example, the fact that I dated a guy for 4 years who is half black/half white and would tell me about his memories of waking up as a child in the middle of the night and finding a cross burning in his front yard, etc.
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No, it probably has something to do with, for example, the fact that I dated a guy for 4 years who is half black/half white and would tell me about his memories of waking up as a child in the middle of the night and finding a cross burning in his front yard, etc.
Wait what.....there are people who are two tone? Mind blown

Is the white/black divide down the middle or is it just a patches of one or the other colour like a rabbit?
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LOL, c'mon that's a wee bit drastic now isn't it?
No. I don't want to offend people in America when I eat my rice dish in Zurich. Clearly, one can't be too careful.
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Wait what.....there are people who are two tone? Mind blown

Is the white/black divide down the middle or is it just a patches of one or the other colour like a rabbit?
Aaawwww, c'mon now...


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Aaawwww, c'mon now...


I thought he was Irish? I've learnt so much from this thread
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Old 28.05.2011, 23:06
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No. I don't want to offend people in America when I eat my rice dish in Zurich. Clearly, one can't be too careful.
True that, enjoy anyway. And clean your face immediately after before a spying American in Zurich sees. LOL
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Yeah, good for him. What on earth does this have to do with Swiss children dressing up as tribal Africans?
I was responding to his *very* ill-founded accusation of me being a racist and saying that my earlier post/viewpoint was a sign thereof.
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Oh My God: RACISM
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I thought he was Irish? I've learnt so much from this thread
Actually part of his ancestry on his mother's side is Irish. You can learn something new everyday.
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Actually part of his ancestry on his mother's side is Irish. You can learn something new everyday.
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Actually part of his ancestry on his mother's side is Irish. You can learn something new everyday.
That's a bold statement...
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I think it's pretty obvious that some people have stronger objections to racism than others do, which is fine. But I wrote my earlier post, about my ex, because it is an example of why I have a very strong aversion to racism.
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