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So a buddy showed me this guy. He's awesome. I haven't shown this clip to my Asian girlfriend yet. But then again, she apparently likes white guys anyway and puts up with my sense of humor. It was funny, she said that she had some of her co-workers asking her what it was like to be with a Caucasian man. I should tell them to see this clip. Umm....maybe not.

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OK, so I showed my Asian girlfriend this clip and she thought it was hilarious. We went on youtube and found more of this guy's stuff and she was slapping the table laughing so hard.

I hate to be prejudiced but she did say that being with a white man made it easier for her to get around in the world. I'm really bothered by this whole racial thing. I don't know what it is. I'm no different than anyone else. I'm not smarter, I'm not faster but when she had a problem at the airport in Singapore she just said, "That's my boyfriend over there." and her problems were over.

I went to get into a club in Singapore and had a Chinese/Filipine girl with me. There was a long line as they were checking ID's. They waved me through. I was like, "But I'm with her." So they waved her through also. If she wasn't with me she would have had to wait in line.

When I went to the shipyard in Singapore for the first time they were checking the IDs of all the Bangladeshi workers. I did not have a shipyard ID. The guy I was with was like, "Don't worry about it, you're a white man." and I walked right into the shipyard while the guy behind me who was Bangladeshi was detained at a place he's worked at for 2 years.

Why is this so?

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it b'cause da wite man, he-sa make-sa da rule-sa

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it b'cause da wite man, he-sa make-sa da rule-sa
Yeah, but these days I don't understand why this is so. Being a white American man makes you both respected and hated in the world. All you have to do is stand there and there are men that want to kill you and women that want to sleep with you. (Which is why I guess the men want to kill you.) One of my buddies is a black Brazilian man and when we are out in Brunei or Malaysia wherever we go the people automatically address me first. They don't know either of us from a hole in the ground but they will attend to me and completely ignore him. He's got the same level of education as me and is just as smart and not deformed or anything. I just don't understand it.

You can take me, a sewage barge skipper, and an Indian guy who has a Phd in Bio-Chemistry and drop us off at a restaurant in Kuala Lumpur. If they only have one table available I'll get it. Why?

People say that white people are racist but then they treat us different than everyone else. I think everyone is a racist. The Koreans are the most racist people I've met. If you ain't Korean you ain't shit. And if a Korean girl dates a white man.....OMG she's a whore. The only thing worse would be to date a Japanese man. Koreans hate the Japanese.

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Yeah, but these days I don't understand why this is so...
On this, someone asked if I'd heard of the 'turtle on a fence post' analogy...


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You can take me, a sewage barge skipper, and an Indian guy who has a Phd in Bio-Chemistry and drop us off at a restaurant in Kuala Lumpur. If they only have one table available I'll get it. Why?
Perhaps a show of hospitality towards someone who outwardly is 'obviously' not indiginous.


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People say that white people are racist but then they treat us different than everyone else. I think everyone is a racist. The Koreans are the most racist people I've met. If you ain't Korean you ain't shit. And if a Korean girl dates a white man.....OMG she's a whore. The only thing worse would be to date a Japanese man. Koreans hate the Japanese.
The topic of race relations has always interested me.
Firstly, it must be established that even the term 'race' as commonly used, is deviously deceptive; and I wonder if its usage in casual context is intentional: but factually and scientifically (which should be bias and agenda-free!) speaking and defined, all humans are of the same race since the product of two appropriate human zygotes is another viable (here meaning also able to genetically propagate) human.

To me, using the term 'race' to describe people is itself racist. That's why I make it a point to put 'human' on surveys when asked. And yes, there are plenty of cultural biases to go around at all levels, so it is not surprising that there are animosities at national -and at all sort of- levels. I think it's funny that inhabitants of one village will lampoon or even harbor hostility towards those of a nearby village: skin color a non-issue here.

Nations and religious groups war against each other throughout history; but far more people have been butchered by their own governments than by their enemies. And look at all the inner-city crimes. People just kill more of their own.

One day, the world will have her prophesied true peace... and that peace bringer and peace keeper will not be from the world (and certainly NOT from Oslo)!

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Perhaps a show of hospitality towards someone who outwardly is 'obviously' not indiginous.
I like this. I'm obviously not a local and they want to treat me special.

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The topic of race relations has always interested me.
You and me think alike. Race relations is important to me also. I like what you said.

I'm the Captain on a ship with a crew of 120 consisting of 16 different nationalities and 4 different religions. Everyday is a challenge for me. My job is to keep everyone happy. It is not easy. (I guess that's why they pay me to do it.)

I love my job. I had an American deck superviser who was ready to kill his Filipino crane operator and I had a Filipino 3rd Mate who was ready to kill his Brazilian 2nd Mate. I got them all sorted out and they are all fine now. That really gives me job satisfaction. When there are racial issues and I'm like, "I've got it." And I mean it.

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CK is a guilty pleasure of mine: I just love his presentation and he is one of the funniest persons I know....actually, I consider him a treasure. Shame his TV probram went off the air.

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He is definitely a funny man. I hear him on XM Comedy pretty much everyday on my way home from school.

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He is definitely a funny man. I hear him on XM Comedy pretty much everyday on my way home from school.
You got XM in your car?? WTF?? The other day you told me that your car warned you there might be ice. Now you are telling me you got this guy on satellite radio in your car?!?! Dude, your Cobalt is way better than a 308.

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You got XM in your car?? WTF?? The other day you told me that your car warned you there might be ice. Now you are telling me you got this guy on satellite radio in your car?!?! Dude, your Cobalt is way better than a 308.
I know, that's why I gave you the benefit of the doubt and said I'll make a straight up trade

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I know, that's why I gave you the benefit of the doubt and said I'll make a straight up trade
Yeah but you don't own your Cobalt. You can't trade a leased car.

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Yeah but you don't own your Cobalt. You can't trade a leased car.
.....well you got me there.... If you had a lease we could trade. haha

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.....well you got me there.... If you had a lease we could trade. haha
Well, at least you are white. That's the title of this post.

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Well, at least you are white. That's the title of this post.
That is true...or am I?!?!?! Dun dun dun...

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Yeah, my last post made no sense. Sorry.

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Yeah, my last post made no sense. Sorry.
I was trying figure out how that fit into what I said.

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Yeah, my last post made no sense. Sorry.
Pete all your post make no sense.............



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Pete all your post make no sense.............


I didn't want to say anything....but since you already said it

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