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Thoughts about race and personality.

I'm a big, white, balding male with glasses who was born in the Netherlands, but what does that say about me as an individual or what I stand for? I can tell you how Dutch culture has influenced me, and how the educational system in the Netherlands has helped me to "escape" from religion, but that doesn't make me feel "Dutch", whatever that means.

 

When I was younger, the fact that I wore glasses was more of an issue then it is nowadays. When I was younger kids teased me with…

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Added by Rob van Senten on October 13, 2011 at 8:08am — 5 Comments

on Acceptance of Inequality

Yesterday, at a BBQ in a park with some people I've never met before, a guy was talking about his holiday in India. During the story he expressed his admiration for the acceptance of people in lower castes in regards to their social status.


I almost lost it completely, to me the acceptance of their inequality is a major reason why this inequality still exists. In large parts of the world the situation of the lower classes did not improve until they became vocal and demanded…
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Added by Rob van Senten on June 6, 2010 at 11:43am — 8 Comments

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