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Do you ever foresee a time when racial prejudices won't exist?

Created: 07/22/14

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Posted Jul. 22, 2014 Go to Top | Go to bottom | link | alert
kimk

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Do you ever foresee a time when racial prejudices won't exist?

Do you think it'll happen in your time? Your children's' time? Ever?


Posted Jul. 22, 2014 Go to Top | Go to bottom | link | alert
kimk

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RE: Do you ever foresee a time when racial prejudices won't exist?

Personally, I'd like to think that racial prejudice lessens with each passing generation. My grandparents were by our standards extremely racist, and their children, well, less so, but not perfect. I'd like to think that I personally don't have racial prejudices, but I'm sure they're there, just more subtle.


Posted Jul. 22, 2014 Go to Top | Go to bottom | link | alert
ruthiea

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RE: Do you ever foresee a time when racial prejudices won't exist?

I do feel that in the North America and some parts of Europe racism has lessened, but in many parts of the world it is as prevalent, if not more so, than ever. People seem determined to dwell on differences - colour, religion, sexual preference, etc, rather than shared attributes. I hate to be negative, but events occurring around the world right now do not give me much hope.


Posted Jul. 22, 2014 Go to Top | Go to bottom | link | alert
kimk

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RE: Do you ever foresee a time when racial prejudices won't exist?

Yeah, you know, there's a question here about differences, and I think it goes well beyond racial differences. People have been killing each other over religious and/or ethnic differences forever and are still doing so.


Posted Jul. 23, 2014 Go to Top | Go to bottom | link | alert
Retired Reader, NE

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RE: Do you ever foresee a time when racial prejudices won't exist?

I think racial prejudices aren't as numerous today thanks to laws and education. Will prejudices disappear completely? I don't think so.


Posted Jul. 23, 2014 Go to Top | Go to bottom | link | alert
swchis39

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RE: Do you ever foresee a time when racial prejudices won't exist?

There will always be prejudice be it color, money etc. we still have people that have a country club mentality. However, there is improvement. We may even see a woman president.


Posted Jul. 24, 2014 Go to Top | Go to bottom | link | alert
iread49

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RE: Do you ever foresee a time when racial prejudices won't exist?

Unfortunately, no. Racism is multifaceted . We still have a very long way to go.


Posted Jul. 26, 2014 Go to Top | Go to bottom | link | alert
h.w

Join Date: 07/26/14

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RE: Do you ever foresee a time when racial prejudices won't exist?

At least truly reading the heartfelt words of another's perception (like the words of Eliza Holman in TH concerning the thoughtless, cruel end to her mother's life) opens windows in minds of some to actions they might not have admitted or allowed themselves to see.


Posted Jul. 28, 2014 Go to Top | Go to bottom | link | alert
sharonl

Join Date: 09/30/13

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RE: Do you ever foresee a time when racial prejudices won't exist?

No, at least not in my lifetime. I believe there will ALWAYS be those people who rant, rave and dislike anyone who does not look like them.


Posted Jul. 28, 2014 Go to Top | Go to bottom | link | alert
pennyp

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RE: Do you ever foresee a time when racial prejudices won't exist?

I don't think it will ever go completely away. It has gotten much better here in the states but is still here. Racist attitudes are prevalent over the world. Throughout history, people have fought over race, religion and territory. It is doubtful this will change. Also, it seems as though people have a need to feel better than someone else. This need is fulfilled by putting someone of a different race, economic class or religion down.


Posted Jul. 29, 2014 Go to Top | Go to bottom | link | alert
asha

Join Date: 05/01/13

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RE: Do you ever foresee a time when racial prejudices won't exist?

That's akin to asking; Do I foresee a time when religious differences/prejudices would cease to exist?


Posted Aug. 07, 2014 Go to Top | Go to bottom | link | alert
lbellg

Join Date: 02/23/14

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RE: Do you ever foresee a time when racial prejudices won't exist?

I hope so, but that's a daunting task for the human race. I dream of a time when tolerance and respect are pervasive, but we are nowhere near that.


Posted Aug. 25, 2014 Go to Top | Go to bottom | link | alert
sharalynnep

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RE: Do you ever foresee a time when racial prejudices won't exist?

I don't think so. The cycle keeps itself fueled. it seems like things simmer down and then something happens to bring it all up again. Even if it isn't about race, somehow it always ends up being blamed that it is.


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