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Does Intergration Work?

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    MP50posted 5 years ago

    Is it possible for intergration to work, if so how can we do it?

    1. Alecia Murphy profile image89
      Alecia Murphyposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      I think if you're talking about racial integration, then you have to understand it is an applied concept that has been around for over forty years. It wasn't wide spread when the laws were formed to mandate it, so it has been gradual.
      On the everyday side of things, it's harder because even though my generation and younger generations because diversity is prioritized but not actively practiced. It was still an issue of white kids vs. black kids for one reason or another and in a lot of cases it was because of educational differences, cultural differences, and so on.
      It's never going to be perfect, but I think people have to open their minds to life being a series of changes and one important change should be we shouldn't see color, but character. Until that can happen purely, integration will always be a work in progress.

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        MP50posted 5 years ago in reply to this

        I'm talking about world intergration not racial intergration.

        1. paradigmsearch profile image89
          paradigmsearchposted 5 years ago in reply to this

          That will never happen until the religion psychosis is dealt with.

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      paradigmsearchposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      I think it has been proven that it already has...

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        paradigmsearchposted 5 years ago in reply to this

        At minimum, we are headed in the right direction. Unless something comes along to muck it up, it will continue to do so.

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        MP50posted 5 years ago in reply to this

        If it has already been proven intergration works....How come there is so much hatred and violence in so many intergrated countries?

        1. Pcunix profile image88
          Pcunixposted 5 years ago in reply to this

          Because  it takes time.  Because people get tainted by their parents. Because  people look to blame someone  else.

          Because putting others down makes some feel better about themselves.

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            MP50posted 5 years ago in reply to this

            Who is putting anyone down here?

            1. Pcunix profile image88
              Pcunixposted 5 years ago in reply to this

              I gave that as a reason for racial troubles, not as a comment about anyone here.

        2. Eaglekiwi profile image74
          Eaglekiwiposted 5 years ago in reply to this

          Most countries are integrated now,of course some more successfully than others.

          I am a product of integration and look how lovely I turned out lol

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            MP50posted 5 years ago in reply to this

            Thank You for your answer.

            1. Eaglekiwi profile image74
              Eaglekiwiposted 5 years ago in reply to this

              Your very welcome and Kia ora wink

    3. Ralph Deeds profile image71
      Ralph Deedsposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      A better question is "Does segregation work?" to which the answer is "no."

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        MP50posted 5 years ago in reply to this

        Why is that a better question with such a negative answer?

    4. kateperez profile image76
      kateperezposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      There will be no total racial integration as long as there is self-imposed segregation.

      For example:  There is a Miss America contest every year.  All women of all races are invited to compete for the prize.  There is also a Miss Black America and Miss Latina America.....    Those two latter do not invite Caucasian women or Asian women to join in the competition.

      In Houston, Tx there is a Fireman's Association, where all members of the firefighter community can join, and a black fireman's association.

      In Congress there is a Congressional caucus, and a Black Congressional caucus.

      We are no longer American, but we are African-American, Latino-American, Asian American, European-American.

      As long as there is self-imposed segregation by choice of each racial group, there will never EVER be integration. 

      The hyphenated-American, thanks to Reverend Jesse Jackson, has caused a back-step in the process that Dr. ML King fought for in the 1960's.  And THAT only took 20 years to change, and ruined decades of attempts at equality.

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      MP50posted 5 years ago in reply to this

      Thank You for all you comments.

  2. Pcunix profile image88
    Pcunixposted 5 years ago

    It works when you use a spell checker..

    What is it you mean by "world integration"?  One world democratic government?  We are probably centuries away from any possibility of that..

    Or something else?

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      MP50posted 5 years ago in reply to this

      Centuries? Think again.

      1. Pcunix profile image88
        Pcunixposted 5 years ago in reply to this

        I have thought again, probably much more than you would imagine.   I bet that is closer than you think, but neither of us will see it, so it hardly matters.

        By the way, "think again" isn't much of an argument.  But I see no point in arguing about that anyway.

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          MP50posted 5 years ago in reply to this

          Keep Thinking.

          1. Pcunix profile image88
            Pcunixposted 5 years ago in reply to this

            Let's put it this way: we either unite as one democracy or we all die or we get united under dictatorship.  I'd prefer the first.

            We are not capable of it now.  Religion and stupidity are the biggest  obstacles. Misplaced patriotism is another and greed plays its part too.

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              MP50posted 5 years ago in reply to this

              You forgot Power. But you do make a stand for what you believe.. I like that.

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      MP50posted 5 years ago in reply to this

      sorry about the spelling.

  3. Ralph Deeds profile image71
    Ralph Deedsposted 5 years ago

    Not sure what you mean by "world integration." I seems to me with technological advances from sailing ships plying the oceans to air transportation to the Internet we have no choice. There's no holding it back. There are pluses and minuses. American manufacturing workers are losing their jobs to poorly paid Chinese workers in unsafe, polluting plants, and American citizens are benefiting from cheap Chinese imports, not always of good quality. Civilization advances and is envriched through cross-cultural communications and education but the recent downside has been the increase in terrorism. There is no simple answer to your question other than "We have no choice but to make integration work," in my opinion.

 
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