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Why has skin color become an identity?


I have always found it demeaning when I hear someone identify themselves with the color of their skin. It is as if skin pigmentation is the essence of who they are, that a color provides purpose and meaning to life, that it is representative of their intelligence, talents and accomplishments, not to mention, dreams and aspirations. Personally, I feel that such an identification is an insult to the human character and that to promote such, is to promote division and discord. Is it time to put away childish things or do we cling to absurdity and destroy society?

 

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Lisa Vollrath (lisavollrath) says

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    cjhunsinger 2 years ago

    lisavollrath--That educators may need this---is this not a promotion of a racist mindset for gain?

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    retief2000 2 years ago

    Sometimes the profit is merely a psychological one.

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    cjhunsinger 2 years ago

    retief2000--Some very insightful and well thought out responses. Particularly like your last paragraph--thank you.