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    A thread dedicated solely to Top (upvoted) Comments. Reading the linked story and getting the context will likely only matter insofar as they illuminate the genius of the following Comment.

    In which spirit. I'm not sure what is wrong with people and I am glad for it.
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    The most useful Top Comment in history.
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    Subscribed because this is the best comment you'll find until post 983

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    Surprisingly for a Youtube video, most of the top comments here are good: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vzrDpj6M1ig Of course the source material to work from is too easy.

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    Quote Originally Posted by French Rage View Post
    Surprisingly for a Youtube video, most of the top comments here are good: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vzrDpj6M1ig Of course the source material to work from is too easy.
    Wow. That's great.
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    Today's special: Second Comment. The MRA is strong in this one.
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    This went on another thread before I even noticed the Top Comment.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Kepler View Post
    This went on another thread before I even noticed the Top Comment.
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    Rover Frenchy, Classic! Great post.
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    TBA#2 I want to kill you and dance in your blood.
    DisplacedCornellian Hahaha. Thread over. Frenchy wins.

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    Only 5 in but this one looks strong.
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    Quote Originally Posted by jerphisch View Post
    Jesus, the temp just dropped about 40 degrees.
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    Quote Originally Posted by jerphisch View Post
    Good. I was luckily raised without racism. I went to school with an Israeli, a couple African-Americans, an Indian (actually from India), a Native American, and an Saudi Arabian. It was a K-8 school, super small classes (maybe 25 to a class?). I honestly did not register their differences in color/names/etc. They were just classmates. In hindsight, that was probably the best "gift" I ever got from society. I didn't see them as different. They were just my classmates.

    Nowadays, I fear what kids think if they are in that sort of....situation? What did their parents teach them, what are they aware of, etc.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Brenthoven View Post
    Good. I was luckily raised without racism. I went to school with an Israeli, a couple African-Americans, an Indian (actually from India), a Native American, and an Saudi Arabian. It was a K-8 school, super small classes (maybe 25 to a class?). I honestly did not register their differences in color/names/etc. They were just classmates. In hindsight, that was probably the best "gift" I ever got from society. I didn't see them as different. They were just my classmates.

    Nowadays, I fear what kids think if they are in that sort of....situation? What did their parents teach them, what are they aware of, etc.
    I don't think it'd be any different. ******* parents typically beget ******* children and vice versa but there are always exceptions. My kids' school in BP back home was at most 50% white but was very highly regarded (voted Top 5 K-6 the last year we there in the state) and they never once mentioned race in our time there. Prepared them well for here where most of their classmates are Pinoy, Korean or European.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Slap Shot View Post
    I don't think it'd be any different. ******* parents typically beget ******* children and vice versa but there are always exceptions. My kids' school in BP back home was at most 50% white but was very highly regarded (voted Top 5 K-6 the last year we there in the state) and they never once mentioned race in our time there. Prepared them well for here where most of their classmates are Pinoy, Korean or European.
    Having knowing you, I am not surprised. You are a good parent, and I agree, racism is taught, whether by parents or society, doesn't matter. It's taught.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Slap Shot View Post
    I don't think it'd be any different. ******* parents typically beget ******* children and vice versa but there are always exceptions.
    We advance because while intolerant parents produce intolerant children, those children then go out into the world and some percentage become tolerant. Tolerant people rarely backslide and become intolerant.

    My parents were typical of people born in 1926. Their parents were American Standard Racist. They went out into the world and they and many of their siblings lost the racism. They in turn were American Standard Homophobic. My siblings and I went out into the world, and 2 of the 3 of us lost our homophobia. As the generations pass and people interact, the bigotries and prejudices disperse like farts. The only time they really hang on is populations that are intentionally hot boxing themselves, like Thumpers, but even there the smart escape and breath fresh air and then there's no going back.
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