ArtsAutosBooksBusinessEducationEntertainmentFamilyFashionFoodGamesGenderHealthHolidaysHomeHubPagesPersonal FinancePetsPoliticsReligionSportsTechnologyTravel

The Future of Racism

Updated on May 8, 2017
Aron Mejias MD profile image

I expect a better-educated society will create a better world. Only when we decrease our beliefs, we can be free.

The Future of Racism

By: Dr. Aron Mejias, MD.

Nowadays is easy to dream of a melting pot society, the global village idea is everyday closer. The educational level in our society has been steadily increasing during the last 60 years. America has become a more tolerant and open society. We have bankers, doctors, scientists, singers, Senators, etc., from every racial group. The US has managed to assert that is entirely possible for people from different creeds, beliefs, colors, economic status, educational level, physical appearance, sexual orientation, nationalities, ethnic groups, etc. to live together in complete peace and mutual respect. Everybody is under the same laws, with the same rights, and with liberty and justice for all. We accept there are many privileges that the person has to gain and work hard to keep it.


We have learned so far that the more educated a person is, the more tolerant he becomes. There is a strong negative linear correlation relationship between education and racism as well as justice equality and racism. Science has proved that human beings share 99.99% of genes. The Superior Race Theory has been widely discredited. Every day there are more among us who want to respect others. Most people recognize that behind any skin color, there is a truly lovely human being; the apparent differences between us are set by our educational opportunities and our hard work.

Racism free society

Source

What is the current situation?

How do you evaluate the current racism situation in your area?

See results

Melting pot society

Source

Racism is still a social illness

Unfortunately, there is another side to that coin. Racism is still a social illness and a huge problem globally and in the US. Thousands believe that the skin color determines who you are. The government’s security forces promote the racial profiling; there seems to be a strong racial bias in police pullovers, cars, and pedestrians search. The things went from worse to worst after the multiple terrorist attacks and the immigration waves from war-torn countries. Hate speech, which has become commonplace in the public sphere is dangerously increasing xenophobic in our society. The presidential campaign is openly promoting racism and segregation. The media is exalting a new wealth or economic caste and discriminating against the others.


We are facing an extremely high risk of social exclusion. Currents political events are challenging our basic structures. The immigrations waves and population growth are compromising the public finances. Public services are overcrowded. The educational gap expands among rich and poor. Because of economic hardship, high school dropout rates are rising. The US graduation rates rank 22nd out of 27 developed countries. The maximum dropout incidence is among the African-American and the Latinos population. The bad government policies and inadequate budget management have been hidden by blaming them on the minorities’ growth. People is avoiding going to museums on weekends because it’s too ethnic. Our extremely competitive lifestyle is creating a dangerous separation among us.

The future looks bright

Source

There is a light on the horizon

However the future looks bright, there is light on the horizon. A new generation has grown up in a multicultural and multiethnic environment. The Internet and social networks have shrunken the world. Our youngsters have friends from every corner of the earth. Today is easier to learn about different cultures. Formal education is integrated, our kids are assimilating that everyone is a precious and unique human being, that we are all needed to make this world better place. This new generation doesn’t see any superior race.


I think we are moving towards a more freely and diverse structured society. I am optimistic about a more rational and better-educated generation. The technological developments and new discoveries will help us to get a better understanding of our universe and ourselves. The evidence-based knowledge that is spreading every time faster is dismantling the wrong theories. The promotion of social responsibility and social empathy are flourishing committed citizenry around the world. More communities comprehend that the more diverse they are, the stronger they get.


The future of racism still unclear, we are facing a colossal threat to our basic social structure. We need to do our part If we support the end of racism. Everybody has to speak up with friends, family, and fellows about it. We have to promote the rational thinking. We need to search for the real reason that encourages it. We have to demand a solution to overcrowded public services and look at the figures to find the true behind it. The human being nature tends to reject whatever he fears. Lamentably, this rejection generates segregations. The only solution to decrease fears is knowledge. A better education is our best bet to an egalitarian and racism-free society. The best thing everybody can do is to follow Gandhi’s example and “Be the change that you want in the world” The more tolerant you become, the more tolerant the world becomes.

Remember Sharing is caring.

Your opinion

What do you think the future will be for racism?

See results

© 2016 Dr Aron Mejias MD

You are welcome to freely express your thoughts about this matter and what we should do.

    0 of 8192 characters used
    Post Comment

    • profile image

      Eva Montgomery 

      22 months ago

      I agree with Dr. Aron Mejias, The world needs to stop this pointless segregation system. We are raising racist children then we get upset for the outcome. Education is our only hope.

    • profile image

      David Jones 

      22 months ago

      I am not a racist, but I think we are all different since birth. God created different races. I think racism will increase in the next four years

    • profile image

      William Whitaker 

      22 months ago

      I think the TV and media are pushing racism inside everybody’s mind. After the refugee’s crisis, every country is trying to set apart those who are foreigner or minorities from the rest of the country. I agree with Dr. Mejias. Education is our only hope. However, I am no very optimistic about the near future since in my town that used to be racism free, Nowadays, I can feel some segregation and racism against the foreigners and the daily talks frequently includes disgusting remarks about ethnic groups. My grandfather always says that this world is losing all the freedom and rights, His generation fought for. New ultra nationalist groups and the populism are promoting any division to weak our society and obtain government control. I Don’t like conspiracy theories. However, everything is pointing to a new racism and social exclusion tendency. Thanks for this great article

    working

    This website uses cookies

    As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, hubpages.com uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

    For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at: https://hubpages.com/privacy-policy#gdpr

    Show Details
    Necessary
    HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
    LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
    Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
    AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
    Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
    CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the googleapis.com or gstatic.com domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
    Features
    Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
    Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
    Marketing
    Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
    Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
    Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
    Statistics
    Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
    ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)