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    (Original post by sleepysnooze)
    lol if I was white in a predominantly non-white country and I asked to go to a "diverse" university where, de facto, there were more white people, I'd call you naive for thinking that I didn't have a racialist preference as opposed to a "diversity" one
    Wanting to go to a university, with people of the same race as you is not racist...
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    (Original post by ludd-sama)
    Wanting to go to a university, with people of the same race as you is not racist...
    well apparently it is if white people use this mentality for their own country - how is the institution of a university and the institution of a nation meaningfully distinct? they are community of people, are they not?
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    (Original post by sleepysnooze)
    why is race even important to you that you have to drum up this whole "diversity" thing? what about simply racial neutrality where it's not even a consideration? that's the philosophy I wish was more prevalent - it's so much less two-faced
    Is race neutrality not achieved through diversity....
    So now you're attacking OP for wanting the same thing as you. I think you're confused.
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    (Original post by sleepysnooze)
    it's rich that you have the nerve to call me racist when you know perfectly well that you and most people here would *assume* (not via paranoia, apparently) that if I said something encouraging, let's say, white pride (I'm not particularly proud one way or another of my race), then I would be a racist. if you're honestly going to argue with me that people don't find white pride racist then I'm not taking you seriously whatsoever



    we live in a white country though...? why exactly do you think I'm using "white" as a binary to "diverse"?



    nope - been over this with you previously.
    Listen, you're few minutes of fame are over. You've tried looking for an issue in a place where there isn't any and have made a fool of yourself. The question I asked was in no way shape or form racist, and the many people in this thread agree with me. Since when was 'diversity' anti-white? In what planet? It simply means the balance between different ethnic backgrounds. At the end of the day, you go to your university, and let me choose mine. Now please leave.
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    (Original post by ludd-sama)
    Is race neutrality not achieved through diversity....
    So now you're attacking OP for wanting the same thing as you. I think you're confused.
    of course not - diversity has a selective agenda of taking this race and that race to create the "ideal spectrum" of racial demographics. racial neutrality says "why are you even considering race here?"
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    (Original post by Aishadee)
    Listen, you're few minutes of fame are over.
    *dips sunglasses and swishes hair* I'm so famous

    You've tried looking for an issue in a place where there isn't any and have made a fool of yourself.
    I consider two-faced racism an issue though

    The question I asked was in no way shape or form racist, and the many people in this thread agree with me. Since when was 'diversity' anti-white? In what planet? It simply means that the balance between different ethnic backgrounds. At the end of the day, you go to your university, and let me choose mine. Now please leave.
    why do you even consider race important though? if you weren't being racist then it wouldn't even be a conscious consideration though, would it? are you really trying to tell me you don't want less white people? are you kidding me? your preference is synonymous with less whites and I'm merely letting you know, in case you weren't fully aware.
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    (Original post by sleepysnooze)
    well apparently it is if white people use this mentality for their own country - how is the institution of a university and the institution of a nation meaningfully distinct? they are community of people, are they not?
    It's not comparable as white people make up a vast amount of all students, obviously because this is the UK. White people will always find other white people. However for Africans and other BME people this is not the case. There's nothing wrong with wanting to find a uni whereby you are not the only person of that race, especially if it makes you feel more comfortable. After all you will be spending upwards of 3 years there.
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    (Original post by lonyeka)
    It's not comparable as white people make up a vast amount of all students, obviously because this is the UK. White people will always find other white people. However for Africans and other BME people this is not the case. There's nothing wrong with wanting to find a uni whereby you are not the only person of that race, especially if it makes you feel more comfortable. After all you will be spending upwards of 3 years there.


    why would black people judge other black people by the colour of their skin and not the content of their character...?
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    (Original post by sleepysnooze)
    it's rich that you have the nerve to call me racist when you know perfectly well that you and most people here would *assume* (not via paranoia, apparently) that if I said something encouraging, let's say, white pride (I'm not particularly proud one way or another of my race), then I would be a racist. if you're honestly going to argue with me that people don't find white pride racist then I'm not taking you seriously
    Why shouldn't you be proud of being white? Everybody should be proud to be who and what they are. White pride is as positive as black pride is. It becomes negative when it's at the expense of others. White or black pride in a context of, "we are better" or "we need to get rid of" is negative no matter what race it's from.
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    (Original post by sleepysnooze)
    *dips sunglasses and swishes hair* I'm so famous



    I consider two-faced racism an issue though



    why do you even consider race important though? if you weren't being racist then it wouldn't even be a conscious consideration though, would it? are you really trying to tell me you don't want less white people? are you kidding me? your preference is synonymous with less whites and I'm merely letting you know, in case you weren't fully aware.
    I don't know if you read this, but I said I don't want to be one of the only Africans. I don't recall saying anything about less whites. I think you imagined it. And if two-faced racism is an issue for you, go and find a two-faced racist and start an argument with them. I don't see any here.
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    Thanks to everyone who answered my initial question! I've written down all the unis and will look into them all later.
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    (Original post by sleepysnooze)


    why would black people judge other black people by the colour of their skin and not the content of their character...?
    What? How does this even link with what I said? Of course black people judge other black people by their character.
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    (Original post by sleepysnooze)
    funny - whenever it's convenient, you kind of people pull out the "preference" card when "racism" would have been a perfectly good substitute for other people's views



    I'm just so sick of this kind of racism that's excused just because you're not white - I'm sorry but if you were white you would be *crucified* for this kind of thread and you know it. I'm really fed up of this "I can't be racist - I'm not white" arrogance
    It's people like you who make this into a "race" issue

    UK is a multi cultural society so there are people of all races around. There would be no reason why a white person would want to segregate him self from other races in a country as such as different minorities are found all over the place.
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    (Original post by sleepysnooze)
    why do you even consider race important though? if you weren't being racist then it wouldn't even be a conscious consideration though, would it? are you really trying to tell me you don't want less white people? are you kidding me? your preference is synonymous with less whites and I'm merely letting you know, in case you weren't fully aware.
    This is because the Uk is a predominantly white place. if we were in say Asia, then diversity would entail more white people.

    I had written a reply to the rest of
    the garbage you wrote, but I'm not gonna post it. You are ignorant. If the countless other people as well as OP him/herself, can't convince you that their post was not from a racist mindset then I definitely can't. When you're on a thread where every single person is disagreeing with you, and you still can't see that you're wrong then you're just a lost cause.
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    (Original post by Aishadee)
    Thanks to everyone who answered my initial question! I've written down all the unis and will look into them all later.
    I'm glad you were able to find what you came for, amidst the ignorance of one person and the argument that ensued as a result of said ignorance.
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    (Original post by sleepysnooze)
    why is race even important to you that you have to drum up this whole "diversity" thing? what about simply racial neutrality where it's not even a consideration? that's the philosophy I wish was more prevalent - it's so much less two-faced
    What is your definition of racial neutrality, if not racial diversity itself?
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    If your good enough one of the top London unis. If not the less good unis are still diverse ha. Alternatively you could try somewhere like Coventry or Leicester
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    (Original post by tanyapotter)
    What is your definition of racial neutrality, if not racial diversity itself?
    the mindset of not being active-minded about race, or conscious about its arbitrary implications
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    (Original post by ludd-sama)
    This is because the Uk is a predominantly white place. if we were in say Asia, then diversity would entail more white people.
    I'm sorry but you're preaching to the choir here - there was another user who was saying "why are you only mentioning white and non-white here?" and if we didn't live in a predominantly white country

    I had written a reply to the rest of
    the garbage you wrote, but I'm not gonna post it. You are ignorant.
    what post? you can't just say "you're ignorant" without a reason, or an explanation. that's the whole thing about this thread that's become a hot spot for SJW-esque people like you - you can call me racist and not even know why you're calling me it. at least I know why I'm calling the OP a racist. because they're discriminating on the grounds of race.

    If the countless other people as well as OP him/herself, can't convince you that their post was not from a racist mindset then I definitely can't.
    don't be a quitter - you might be able to actually provide me some intelligent incite unlike them, surely?

    When you're on a thread where every single person is disagreeing with you, and you still can't see that you're wrong then you're just a lost cause.
    hm well I had the most amount of likes on a single post on this thread so...and SUDDENLY popularity doesn't mean anything anymore since it's in my favour...right?
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    (Original post by sleepysnooze)
    the mindset of not being active-minded about race, or conscious about its arbitrary implications
    You seem the most active-minded about race, though. You've made this whole conversation about apparent racism from OP's side.
 
 
 
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