• dazed
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    True freedom from the archaic concept of race and its associated biases and prejudices can only be achieved by abandoning the concept of race itself.

    Only when you accept the truth of our existence that there are no scientifically identifiable unique common traits among groups of people traditionally labelled as races can you truly call yourself non-racist.

    So long as you continue to use terms like "white" "black" to describe humans, you continue to support the existence of racism as you sustain the categories of differentiation needed for racism to occur.

    If you really want to end racism, abandon such archaic descriptors and embrace a more sophisticated and more accurate way of describing people. Describe their physical characteristics. Describe their religious alliances. Describe their cultural ties. Stop trying to combine all those distinct attributes into one all encompassing label such "white" or "black".

    If we taught our children that it was bad to use terms like "white" "black" "brown" etc, racism would eventually end. I have transformed my own conceptual world this way and it works!
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