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Global differences in skin colour

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What can we do to address the problems created by global differences in skin colour?

What do YOU think?
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TP wrote:What can we do to address the problems created by global differences in skin colour?
it is so hard to treat ,,
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TP wrote:What can we do to address the problems created by global differences in skin colour?
To understand that it's just a biological adaptation of evolution and that's it.
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What differences :?: :D
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TP wrote:What can we do to address the problems created by global differences in skin colour?
Two words; acceptance and respect.
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Shazzam wrote:
TP wrote:What can we do to address the problems created by global differences in skin colour?
Two words; acceptance and respect.
Amen! You're exactly right.
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LennyeTran wrote:
TP wrote:What can we do to address the problems created by global differences in skin colour?
To understand that it's just a biological adaptation of evolution and that's it.
I'm agree with you!
We need social adaptation of equality
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That's clear we need tolerance and respect ... but y know difference has always scared the human beings :roll:
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well, i strongly agree with Shazzam, we are human being, so we should accept, recpect and love each other. The only difference between us is the good work we are doing in this life.
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The fear of difference.

The excessive appearence-addiction (giving too much credibilty to appearence).

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shokin wrote:The fear of difference.

The excessive appearence-addiction (giving too much credibilty to appearence).

Shokin
Exactly Shokin. 8) It sometimes isn't even about the differences in skin colour. It can be whether you wear glasses, or fat or skinny, you wear the right clothes with the right labels etc. People discriminate over all sorts of stupid things. :roll:
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But mostly people discriminate over culture, not skin color.
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It doesn't mean that hunting for blacks was ok.
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difference is good.

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Different some times is a good thing.Can you imagin the world with same-look face?Thanks to differents,life is more meaningful!
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TP wrote:What can we do to address the problems created by global differences in skin colour?
Well, sometimes I really don't understand why people have prejudice against people of different colors. I have a couple of black friends suffered from ill treatment from others when they were trying to find a job. Does the color have anything to do with how my friends work? Nobody can choose his or her color when he or she is born, right?
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hi every body, :lol: this is my 1 participation with u in this forum, and i like 2 add sth since i like this topic. as far as im concerned, if all world has the same ideas as the members of this forum , i think that we will live in peace and happiness. but unfortunately there are alot of people who don't respect others especially people of different skin color,or blacks, who suffer alot of humiliation not only in foreign countries but also in their own country, or some times in their neighborhood.
i wish to be an active member in this forum :wink:
thank you.
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the differnce color isn't a problem because, whole the people in the world are eqully and the better person who has a kind soul and good behavior :wink:
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Respect and tollerance.

Sounds so easy, doesn't it! But there are many people who don't don't follow such utopian ideas. Then what do we do?

I guess, teach by example is the first step. Teach your children and those around you is the second step. Maintain the idea that we are different, that different does matter, and that different is good. Then, hope there is a chain reaction from one generation to the next and so on.
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I find that it is too normal when walking or going to cinema with my friend who is diffrent with my skin color. At that time, if someone looks at me or even glance at me, then it seems that he or she is too old and backward in recent society.
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this discussion reminds me of something happened to me.. :?
i am closer to brown, while my younger 2 sisters have much really much lighter skin.. we were out & i was supposed to take care of them as they play.. a woman was observing us as f we were out of this planet..
in the end she came & asked what are we to each other..
and you know, i didn't like her reaction.. she went on making those sounds of surprise, and called those with her to check it...
even my sisters, though very young back then, didn't like it..
if this is what it feels like to be discreminated, i absolutely didn't like it and i don't want any one to experience it.. :cry:
still, i guess it's nothing compared to what i read in history books.. all this slavery and things.. horrible, don't you think ?? :(
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The skin color is possibly an inevitable issue in our society despite of the fact that we are likely to be uninterested in it. The outward difference (skin color),however, sometimes gives us thinkings in terms of advantages and disadvantages against the opposite.
That's the reason why there once existed conflicts between the white and the black in the history of western countries.Since the Charter of Human rights came out, the skin color was no longer called a sensitive problem,and I found no tough arguments about this ever since.
Still, the discrimination of skin color seems still there throughout the world which would be a huge challenge for those who interested in real human rights.
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TalkingPoint wrote:What can we do to address the problems created by global differences in skin colour?

What do YOU think?
In my opinion,we can become friends ,even though there are some different between us-skin,language,culture,belief and so on.Let's share the bright sunny ,the warm wind,the bule sky,the fresh air with us--earthmen.
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No difference in skin color matters to me. It's like those who wear different clothes living in the same place but possibly doing diverse tasks. Such difference, however, might show up as people involved have some inferiority complex in their skin color.
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With no differences no one is gonna thank God because we will be all the same, am I right? Well, Try not to focus on the differences between people because we are all equal human. :P

We are all human,
Humans' bloods are the same,
We share the same bloods,
So we are all the same.
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I really can`t understand white people ,how can they discriminate black persons.What we have more than them ??! nothing.They r good in everything ,they are good in basketball,football,movies,songs etc.Why white people can`t stand or hate black ones ????? ,I`ve been thinking a lot for this question and I was trying to answer but I coudn`t find the right answer.What gives us the right to discriminate them ?????They could discriminate us too but they didn`t do that.
If you don`t like me remember it's mind over matter..I don't mind and you don't matter..
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it's just a biological adaptation of evolution and that's it.
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skin bleach maybe? It almost kindof worked for Michael Jackson...
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in my opinion european people have some problems with their self-confidence. they always want be the best and are yealous if someone do something better then they. black peolpe are really very tallented in many aspects of life. as someone else wrote earlier most of them can sing, dance and they are doing it much better than white people. so maybe the discrimination is the result of yealousy..?
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Genetics should have taught us that our bodies stem from the same genes, so there aren't different human races. Only one human race does exist. So skin colour is only a characteric of our physical aspect, such as height, hair colour, weight etc.
History should have shown that racism, nationalism and hate based on exterior differences have been causing for centuries so big disasters.
When will we learn to judge people on their actual, inner properties instead of their faces?
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MissLT wrote:
TP wrote:What can we do to address the problems created by global differences in skin colour?
To understand that it's just a biological adaptation of evolution and that's it.

Example. I see Bashkir word "күн" (cyn) - pelle conciata, in the Irish word "craiceann" - pelle, cuoio, leather, skin. What do you think about English word "conciata"? Turkish "gön" - а pelle conciata.
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I think that education, respect and tolerancy. Everybody should have access to education and health and that is the only way to avoid discrimination.
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As far as I understand, we are talking about racism. And I'm not sure that this problem can be completely eradicated. Take, for example, the tendency to insert characters with different skin colors into all films. I have absolutely nothing against and sincerely despise racism, but when a black knight appears in a historical film about the Middle Ages, it confuses me a little. What am I leading to. Such methods, although directed in the right direction, cause even more negative. As long as people can freely express their opinions and share them with others, nothing can be done about this problem. And as for the various racist organizations (of which, unfortunately, there are quite a lot), the authorities should pay closer attention to them and eradicate them in the most severe way.
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DaviBrons wrote: Tue Feb 01, 2022 6:35 am As far as I understand, we are talking about racism. And I'm not sure that this problem can be completely eradicated. Take, for example, the tendency to insert characters with different skin colors into all films. I have absolutely nothing against and sincerely despise racism, but when a black knight appears in a historical film about the Middle Ages, it confuses me a little. What am I leading to. Such methods, although directed in the right direction, cause even more negative. As long as people can freely express their opinions and share them with others, nothing can be done about this problem. And as for the various racist organizations (of which, unfortunately, there are quite a lot), the authorities should pay closer attention to them and eradicate them in the most severe way.
You've expressed my opinion so accurately.
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Nadiaduarte wrote: Tue Aug 16, 2016 6:34 pm I think that education, respect and tolerancy. Everybody should have access to education and health and that is the only way to avoid discrimination.
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The article’s headline originally read "Is math racist? As many students of color struggle with the subject" https://www.foxnews.com/media/usa-today ... ath-racist
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In essence, we all come from the same species. Racism only arises when arrogance come into play with the belief that "we are better than them". The difference in skin colour is not much different than the various colours of carrots or cabbages or apples. All of them are equally palatable and enjoyed by the masses. So should the difference be in humankind. Variety is the spice of life, isn't it? I think, learning to appreciate the richness in the difference among people as well as learning right from wrong should be nurtured and taught to children from a very young age so that there would be less discrimination in the world in future.
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