Warrior Princess wrote: That's what third graders do. How much more so should a man have that much chivalry?
Nowadays, though, it doesnt really pretain to african american's and whatnot.
Cspr wrote: The only reason I have a slight fear of black men now is because I got scared half to death by a guy who was about as tall as ruddy Hagrid standing out my window/later in my yard and the only reason I laugh at white boys in their poncy pink shirts is because I was exposed to gang culture (not at all related to blacks, but as most of the population was black and they didn't like the whites or Hispanics, even, I think--well, it makes sense in this specific case) for so long.
Warrior Princess wrote:I understand where you're coming from, but I think you have perhaps used the wrong word. "Racist" is a very negative term that implies attitudes of hate and violence, or in more subtle cases, superiority and condescension. According to Webster, at least, racism refers to a person of one race thinking of himself or herself as essentially better than a person of another race. Pure and simple. Seeing the difference between the races is something else entirely, something that can even be positive if applied correctly.
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