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As Smart as an Asian...

Discussion in 'Current Events' started by Nakosis, Jul 19, 2019.

  1. Nakosis

    Nakosis crystal soldier
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    I wish I were was as smart as an Asian.

    Is that a racist statement?
     
  2. Shad

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    It's a stereotype
     
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  3. Stevicus

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    Technically, yes.
     
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    As smart as an Asian, as cunning as a Russian, as weird as the Japanese, as feisty as an Italian...
     
  5. Audie

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    Speciesist, really. You cyclostomes have a lot of
    evolving to do to catch up.
     
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  6. Shad

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    No it's a common stereotype. Asian isn't a race.
     
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  7. Saint Frankenstein

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    Yes, it's racist.
     
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  8. The Reverend Bob

    The Reverend Bob Fart Machine and Beastmaster

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    Yeah. It is a stereotype. I love Asians and all but not all of them are good at math and most are actually good drivers.
     
  9. Shad

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    Asian is a regional identification not a race.

    European vs White. African vs Black

    India is in Asia yet are hardly like say the Chinese. If we are using the superfacial American ideas of race; skin colour. Indians are hardly in the same group as NE Asia.
     
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  10. Epic Beard Man

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    No. but it indicates your insecurity. BTW all Asians aren't smart. I've met gangbanging Asians, homeless Asians, and very stupid Asians. BTW there is a variety of Asians such as Pakistanis, Bangladeshis, Indians, etc.

    I currently work some people of Asian descent (Filipino to be exact) and some of them intellectually are deficient. Many lack street and common sense it defeats the purpose of wanting to be Asian. Be yourself.
     
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  11. Dan From Smithville

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    Cyclostomes? Round mouth?
     
  12. Epic Beard Man

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    To the board it's not technically racist if you're going by the text book definition. Is it racist if a white guy says "I want to have the penis of a black man?"
     
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  13. Enoch07

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    Well I do think I'm turning Japanese, I'm turning Japanese I really think so.
     
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    Yes.
     
  15. Shad

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    Well... is the white guy gay?
     
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  17. BSM1

    BSM1 What? Me worry?

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    Sooo....is this homophobic?
     
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  18. Nakosis

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    Ok, my second question, for those that feel this statement is racist,

    Is any positive statement about a race then also racist?

    From the US Census Bureau on race...
    White – A person having origins in any of the original peoples of Europe, the Middle East, or North Africa.

    Black or African American – A person having origins in any of the Black racial groups of Africa.

    American Indian or Alaska Native – A person having origins in any of the original peoples of North and South America (including Central America) and who maintains tribal affiliation or community attachment.

    Asian – A person having origins in any of the original peoples of the Far East, Southeast Asia, or the Indian subcontinent including, for example, Cambodia, China, India, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Pakistan, the Philippine Islands, Thailand, and Vietnam.

    Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander – A person having origins in any of the original peoples of Hawaii, Guam, Samoa, or other Pacific Islands.
     
  19. Nowhere Man

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  20. Shad

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    No. It was more of a "in jest" comment as context can change the meaning. Sex is a factor which can and has overridden various values, positive and negative, which people hold. Slave owners having sex with their slaves for example in US South. The "tail" overrides the racist ideology. US South racism had to make Blacks sub-human in order to rationalize against "All men are created equal" Think of that using modern terms of having sex with a sub-species or another species.
     
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