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Odds and Ends
Women Around the World
10 3, 3:33am
Wouldn't it be easier to appreciate everyone the same without a specific day? Why focus on one group, and get rid of holidays for specific groups?
Regardless of our gender, our race, our ethnicity, our religion, everyone here shares 3 things in common:
1. You were born.
2. You will die.
3. You're spending part of your finite life looking at little cartoons on the Internet.
And things in the US have taken the idea of diversity to a level that to an American, is somewhat frustrating:
At a college in my state, the black male student community demanded a whole new set of dorm buildings to be made because the people in the dorms were racist to them. They wanted a black-only dorm complex.
A rather odd and specific request, but if needed, I'm fine.
What really ticked me off is that the black female students, after the school agreed, asked for a separate black female dorm because it was sexist to give one only to black men.
But isn't purposely separating one race from another segregation? Onto themselves?
A representative of a black neighborhood in a US town showed a plan for improving schools, providing housing, and other things for the town.
These innovations were only in black neighborhoods, under the idea of "slavery reparations".
Knowing how, um, "liberal" Europeans are, I'm going to buckle down and wait for the angry mobs to form.