Argument For Racism

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When the word “Racism” comes to mind, what would one think of? Many people would instantaneously imagine people of darker colored skin with heavy metal chains clasped around their hands and feet. These human slaves, treated inhumanely by their supposedly “superior” human leaders, toil endlessly in the scorching sun. They only receive a single reward-their precious lives. All over the world, this word has possessed a humongous impact. Racism, defined by Merriam-Webster, is “a belief that race is the primary determinant of human traits and capacities, and that racial differences produce an inherent superiority of a particular race”. However, this is only one specific form of Racism, based on race. Racism is really another word for discrimination.…show more content…
There is bound to be differences in perspective, particularly in this issue concerning Racism. Some people might not agree that different people should be treated differently. Also, there would certainly be conflict between the “inferior” and the “superior” races. The “inferior” would argue that they should be treated better, because they are no different from any other race. On the contrary, the “superior” would insist that they deserve their privileges, due to their supremacy. To make matters worst, there are some people from the “superior” races who actually radicalize this idea of Racism. They believe that “inferior” races should be exterminated as they would be a bane rather than a boon. In other words, since “inferior” races were just heavy burdens to the “superior” races, they might as well be terminated. A very well known example is the killing of Jews in World War Two. Hitler the leaders of the Nazis had a discrimination toward the Jews. He believed that the Jews were the lowest life forms on earth. Therefore he sought to wipe them out from the face of the earth. As we know, Hitler did not manage to cut off the Jews completely, but many innocent Jews were murdered because of Hitler’s Racist ideas. This is only one of the countless examples of how much conflict Racism can
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