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I didn't know racism like this existed in India...shocked. Watch

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    Hey everyone,
    I know racism exists every where but I wasn't expecting severe racism and prejudice in India before watching this video:
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JOpJrsZUZf4
    Why is it like this? I cried.
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    FACT: INDIA HAS BEEN OFFICIALLY RANKED AS THE MOST RACIST COUNTRY IN THE WORLD

    http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/arti...prise-you.html
    https://www.facebook.com/Why-India-i...7383610007788/
    http://www.thetoptens.com/most-racist-countries/
    http://www.youthkiawaaz.com/2014/09/racism-in-india/
    http://listovative.com/top-12-most-r...-in-the-world/
    http://indiatoday.intoday.in/story/i.../1/271586.html
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GpbzTr2SmN4
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    India is one the most racist countries out there.
    You have to know the history of India to know exactly why, but long story short they consider darker skinned people as inferior.
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    It's all due to the cast system. Surprisingly Pakistan was voted one of the least racist countries in the world in comparision. To be fair a country that lets in 2 million refugees and opens in borders to an entire country wont exactly be known as prejudice.


    https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/...ant-countries/

    even here http://www.thetoptens.com/least-racist-countries/

    There is also the issue of fair skin in Asia I suppose.
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    Indians have always been racist like this, that's how Ghandi behaved that's why I don't rate him one bit,

    The younger generation in this country are alright but the older generation are trash and carry such views. Not all but a lot behave like this

    They think the girl with 8 limbs, child with 2 faces, boy with 2 heads and guy with 4 eyes is normal but a black people are animals. Trash nation
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    (Original post by Eternalflames)
    India is one the most racist countries out there.
    You have to know the history of India to know exactly why, but long story short they consider darker skinned people as inferior.
    Those are north Indians mindset.


    (Original post by dniy-10)
    It's all due to the cast system. Surprisingly Pakistan was voted one of the least racist countries in the world in comparision. To be fair a country that lets in 2 million refugees and opens in borders to an entire country wont exactly be known as prejudice.


    https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/...ant-countries/

    even here http://www.thetoptens.com/least-racist-countries/

    There is also the issue of fair skin in Asia I suppose.
    Sri Lankan here , we also practice the caste system and there is nothing wrong with that. As for fair skin it depends on the individual.
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    (Original post by Vithdara)
    Those are north Indians mindset.




    Sri Lankan here , we also practice the caste system and there is nothing wrong with that. As for fair skin it depends on the individual.
    If it's looking down on other people it is.
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    (Original post by niceguy95)
    Indians have always been racist like this, that's how Ghandi behaved that's why I don't rate him one bit,

    The younger generation in this country are alright but the older generation are trash and carry such views. Not all but a lot behave like this

    They think the girl with 8 limbs, child with 2 faces, boy with 2 heads and guy with 4 eyes is normal but a black people are animals. Trash nation
    Lol! So true!
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    (Original post by niceguy95)
    Indians have always been racist like this, that's how Ghandi behaved that's why I don't rate him one bit,

    The younger generation in this country are alright but the older generation are trash and carry such views. Not all but a lot behave like this

    They think the girl with 8 limbs, child with 2 faces, boy with 2 heads and guy with 4 eyes is normal but a black people are animals. Trash nation
    Gandhi was a pedophile and a dirty old man At the age of 36, whilst married, Gandhi decided to become celibate in order to achieve a state of enlightenment (through the Hindu religion). As he got older, he became more and more fascinated with sex to the point that, second only to non-violence, it was the subject he most talked about. In order to “perfect” his celibate state, Gandhi would sleep naked with young naked women. One of the women was the 16 year old wife of his grand-nephew Kanu Gandhi. When he wanted to share his bed with his 19 year old grandniece Manu Gandhi, he wrote to her father and told him that they were sharing a bed so that he could “ correct her sleeping posture”. When his stenographer R. P. Parasuram found him sleeping naked with Manu, he resigned in disgust.So,what would you say?....
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    Yes Indians are racist but they themselves feel inferior to white people. That's why they love fair and lovely.
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    (Original post by Vithdara)
    Those are north Indians mindset.

    Sri Lankan here , we also practice the caste system and there is nothing wrong with that. As for fair skin it depends on the individual.
    Then why do some Tamil women use Vicco turmeric to make themselves fairer? Racism has spread across all of India

    And caste system is racism in India because that's how the jobs were assigned, on race.
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    (Original post by dniy-10)
    If it's looking down on other people it is.
    The so-called "lower castes" are the only ones who talk about caste, because it's become their bogeyman. Meanwhile, the "upper castes" don't pay any attention to caste at all. The caste system nowdays is only important for marriage because different castes have different cultures and values.

    (Original post by Cherry82)
    Hey everyone,
    I know racism exists every where but I wasn't expecting severe racism and prejudice in India before watching this video:
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JOpJrsZUZf4
    Why is it like this? I cried.
    This video reflect north indian mindset, I have been to south India (Tamil nadu), with my black friend and nothing bad happened to him. But again north Indian people even call darker Indians monkey.
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    (Original post by niceguy95)
    Indians have always been racist like this, that's how Ghandi behaved that's why I don't rate him one bit,

    The younger generation in this country are alright but the older generation are trash and carry such views. Not all but a lot behave like this

    They think the girl with 8 limbs, child with 2 faces, boy with 2 heads and guy with 4 eyes is normal but a black people are animals. Trash nation
    Oh no :/ Even Ghandi??? Oh my goodness.
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    Thanks for the links. I don't know why I hadn't see any of these earlier. This is so sad.
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    (Original post by Vithdara)
    Those are north Indians mindset.




    Sri Lankan here , we also practice the caste system and there is nothing wrong with that. As for fair skin it depends on the individual.
    How does the caste system have nothing wrong with it? It is discrimination, plain and simple. People shouldn't be classified into untouchables just because they were born into a certain family or have a certain colour of skin.
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    (Original post by Vithdara)
    Those are north Indians mindset.




    Sri Lankan here , we also practice the caste system and there is nothing wrong with that. As for fair skin it depends on the individual.

    Would you mind explaining the caste system? I've heard of this before while studying different areas of Hinduism.
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    (Original post by Vithdara)
    This video reflect north indian mindset, I have been to south India (Tamil nadu), with my black friend and nothing bad happened to him. But again north Indian people even call darker Indians monkey.
    Yeah Tamil Nadu is very different from the rest of India in terms of culture, so they tend to have different attitudes towards foreigners.
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    [QUOTE=Vithdara;63674579]The so-called "lower castes" are the only ones who talk about caste, because it's become their bogeyman. Meanwhile, the "upper castes" don't pay any attention to caste at all. The caste system nowdays is only important for marriage because different castes have different cultures and values.


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    Maybe they don't have to pay attention because of upper class priviledge
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    (Original post by Eternalflames)
    Then why do some Tamil women use Vicco turmeric to make themselves fairer? Racism has spread across all of India

    And caste system is racism in India because that's how the jobs were assigned, on race.
    Why do white women tan to look brown? The reason that some Tamil women want to look fair , is to look different from the rest. As for the second question, I am not sure because in Sri Lanka our caste system doesn't affect jobs, everyone has equal opportunities.

    (Original post by Eternalflames)
    India is one the most racist countries out there.

    You have to know the history of India to know exactly why, but long story short they consider darker skinned people as inferior.
    Yes it all starter with the Aryans invaders who viewed Dravidian (natives) as inferior due to their dark skin. You can see that nowadays north Indians(Aryans) still promotes that racism against south Indians(Dravidian).
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    (Original post by Vithdara)
    Why do white women tan to look brown? The reason that some Tamil women want to look fair , is to look different from the rest. As for the second question, I am not sure because in Sri Lanka our caste system doesn't affect jobs, everyone has equal opportunities.

    Yes it all started with the Aryans invaders who viewed Dravidian (natives) as inferior due to their dark skin. You can see that nowadays north Indians(Aryans) still promotes that racism against south Indians(Dravidian).
    White women tan to look healthy, pale skin can be seen a sign of sickness. Also to show that they are rich enough to afford a holiday abroad/tanning beds.
    Tamil women make themselves fairer because of that racism in India.

    I agree with your second paragraph, but both North and South Indians are all mixed now. North Indians probably have more Aryan genes and South Indians probably have more dravidian genes.
    It's also down to caste too in India. Think of Hema Malini, she's a Tamil brahmin so she's very fair skinned - more Aryan. A north Indian of lower castes tend to be darker in skin colour.
 
 
 
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