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Map shows world's ‘most racist’ countries (and the answers may surprise you)
Daily Mail (UK) ^ | 11:48 EST, 16 May 2013 | Hugo Gye

Posted on 05/16/2013 12:29:21 PM PDT by Olog-hai

An international poll has revealed the world’s least tolerant countries—with Hong Kong at the top of the list and Britain near the bottom.

The global social attitudes study claims that the most racially intolerant populations are all in the developing world, with Bangladesh, Jordan and India in the top five.

By contrast, the study of 80 countries over three decades found Western countries were most accepting of other cultures with Britain, the U.S., Canada and Australia more tolerant than anywhere else. …

(Excerpt) Read more at dailymail.co.uk ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events; Philosophy
KEYWORDS: hongkong; jordan; notwhoyouthink; racism; usracism; worldracism; xianggang

1 posted on 05/16/2013 12:29:21 PM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai

But.....but.....I thought only whites can be racist.


2 posted on 05/16/2013 12:30:07 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: dfwgator

Gulp.

I must be intolerant.

I wouldn’t want the Obamadork or the Holderdork even in my state...let alone next door.


3 posted on 05/16/2013 12:32:49 PM PDT by Da Coyote
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To: Olog-hai

4 posted on 05/16/2013 12:33:37 PM PDT by null and void (Republicans create the tools of opression, and the democrats gleefully use them!)
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To: Olog-hai

5 posted on 05/16/2013 12:33:55 PM PDT by Sopater (Is it not lawful for me to do what I will with mine own? - Matthew 20:15a)
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To: Olog-hai
By contrast, the study of 80 countries over three decades found Western countries were most accepting of other cultures with Britain, the U.S., Canada and Australia more tolerant than anywhere else. …

 

While I would not like to live in an extremely racist country, I'm not so sure living in a tolerant country that is "accepting of other cultures" is all that ideal either.

6 posted on 05/16/2013 12:34:00 PM PDT by Responsibility2nd (NO LIBS. This Means Liberals and (L)libertarians! Same Thing. NO LIBS!!)
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To: Olog-hai

I am very surprised by this poll, even shocked. How did Japan finish so low?


7 posted on 05/16/2013 12:36:24 PM PDT by Michael.SF. (Obama lied, Stevens died, now Obama covers up the lies.)
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To: Olog-hai

Study results: Who cares?


8 posted on 05/16/2013 12:38:37 PM PDT by Cowboy Bob (Democrats: Robbing Peter to buy Paul's vote.)
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To: Michael.SF.

There are in the third tier..

The should be more distinct colors .... HAHAHAHA

why shade low countries shade of Blue.


9 posted on 05/16/2013 12:41:17 PM PDT by Baseballguy (If we knew what we know now in Oct would we do anything different?)
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To: Olog-hai
The closing paragraph of the article sums it all up with this quote by the Washington Post:

Max Fisher of the Washington Post suggested that maybe 'Americans are conditioned by their education and media to keep these sorts of racial preferences private, i.e. to lie about them on surveys, in a way that Indians might not be'.

There's your answer. Americans are not only the most racist people in the world, as everyone knows; they're also the biggest liars in the world. The end.

10 posted on 05/16/2013 12:41:56 PM PDT by lonevoice (Today I broke my personal record for most consecutive days lived)
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To: Olog-hai

Hard to believe that Pakistan rates so well. Maybe they think that another race is a Muslim who goes to a different mosque.


11 posted on 05/16/2013 12:42:00 PM PDT by Fractal Trader
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To: Olog-hai

Surprised by Hong Kong, it is a very international city.


12 posted on 05/16/2013 12:42:52 PM PDT by Vince Ferrer
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To: Fractal Trader
It is a rather stupid survey because not wanting to live next door to a person of another race is not the same as wanting to kill, rob or plunder a person of another race.

IOW, I'd a lot rather take my chances living next to an ethnic Chinese in Hong Kong that I would living next to someone of just about the same skin shade in Pakistan.

13 posted on 05/16/2013 12:47:17 PM PDT by Vigilanteman (Obama: Fake black man. Fake Messiah. Fake American. How many fakes can you fit in one Zer0?)
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To: Olog-hai

Not surprised. I live in the South and I’m always telling ignorant Northerners and foreigners that we are not that racist. The propaganda machine has been pumping out how racist we are for so long that people all over the world and the dumb Northerners believe it. That’s what their university professors tell them.


14 posted on 05/16/2013 12:51:14 PM PDT by BBell (And Now for Something Completely Different)
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To: Responsibility2nd

And we(west) are to be tolerant of the intolerant(middle east)?


15 posted on 05/16/2013 12:51:58 PM PDT by SIRTRIS
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To: Olog-hai

This map validates the obvious — white nations are the least racist because the white residents of those nations have been subjected to endless propaganda for the past half century that noticing obvious differences among races is “racist”.

Residents in other nations have not been inundated with this endless propaganda so they naturally notice race differences and they naturally feel closer to members of their race and stand up for their race’s interests. All races do this, even races in Western nations, with the exception of whites who have been told that to act like everyone else would be “racist”.


16 posted on 05/16/2013 12:54:16 PM PDT by NotYourAverageDhimmi
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To: Sopater

THE LEAST TOLERANT COUNTRIES...

1) Hong Kong - 71.8% of people do not want to live next to someone of a different race

2) Bangladesh - 71.7%

3) Jordan - 51.4%

4) India - 43.5%

5) Saudi Arabia - 37.7%

...AND THE MOST OPEN-MINDED

1) Sweden - 1.4% of people do not want to live next to someone of a different race

2) Argentina - 2.0%

3) Norway - 2.8%

4) Canada - 2.9%

5) U.S. - 3.8%


17 posted on 05/16/2013 12:55:36 PM PDT by SeekAndFind
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To: Michael.SF.
I think it would come as a surprise to many Japanese there even are other races.
18 posted on 05/16/2013 1:03:48 PM PDT by Cyber Liberty (I am a dissident. Will you join me? My name is John....)
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To: lonevoice

And we all know the integrity of WaPo reporters . . .


19 posted on 05/16/2013 1:03:53 PM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: BBell

Meanwhile, I’ve seen some very virulent racism out of people in the northern USA, especially the northeast.


20 posted on 05/16/2013 1:05:53 PM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Vince Ferrer

Might be the influence of Beijing.


21 posted on 05/16/2013 1:07:56 PM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai; All

But...but...all the liberal Globalists always tell us that all races are friendly and we are racist/isolationist/protectionist if we do not like rest of the world....

Anyone notice its the peoples with dark skin that rated poorly....


22 posted on 05/16/2013 1:13:03 PM PDT by SeminoleCounty (GOP - Greenlighting Obama's Programs)
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To: Olog-hai
A problem maybe with how "race" is translated into other languages and what the connotations are.

In some countries it may imply skin color, in others ethnic origins, language, and culture.

Also, some peoples may be more honest than others, or less afraid to express their opinions. And the data may be pretty spotty from some of those countries.

23 posted on 05/16/2013 1:15:45 PM PDT by x
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To: Vince Ferrer

There really is such a thing as this. An old buddy of mine who's part Taiwanese, told me Taiwanese can be very racist.
24 posted on 05/16/2013 1:18:07 PM PDT by Impala64ssa (You call me an islamophobe like it's a bad thing.)
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To: Vince Ferrer

China has akways been racist. They considered themselves the “middle kingdom” between heavan and earth. The only civilized people on earth. Everyone else were barbarians, little better than animals.


25 posted on 05/16/2013 1:40:00 PM PDT by Hugin
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To: Olog-hai

Hong Kong? When did Hong Kong become a country?


26 posted on 05/16/2013 1:40:53 PM PDT by spel_grammer_an_punct_polise (Learn three chords and you, too, can be a Rock Star!)
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To: Olog-hai

I would have thought Bosnia or Kosovo would be number one, followed by the other countries that made up what was once Yugoslavia.


27 posted on 05/16/2013 1:41:30 PM PDT by Fiji Hill
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To: Olog-hai

France is way up ove 20%, worst in Europe. No suprise there.


28 posted on 05/16/2013 1:47:47 PM PDT by 0.E.O
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To: Responsibility2nd

It isn’t, especially when those doing the accomodating are being replaced by truly racist populations.


29 posted on 05/16/2013 1:49:37 PM PDT by Amberdawn
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To: Olog-hai

Only anectodal, of course, but personally, other than some blacks (Jesse, Al, and their ilk and followers), I have found Koreans to be the most racist.

I’m sure that there are lots of non-racist Koreans out there, so I am not trying to make a generalization. I’m just saying I haven’t personally met them yet, while I have met about a dozen that were.


30 posted on 05/16/2013 1:55:53 PM PDT by chesley (Vast deserts of political ignorance makes liberalism possible - James Lewis)
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31 posted on 05/16/2013 1:58:57 PM PDT by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: lonevoice

Exactly. With political correctness so pervasive at every level of society, say the wrong thing and you’re toast.


32 posted on 05/16/2013 2:15:08 PM PDT by sun7
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To: Olog-hai

It shows Hong Kong is the freest place where people can speak their mind without fear of backlash. Also, not wanting to live next to another race does not equate with a like or dislike of that race.


33 posted on 05/16/2013 2:15:08 PM PDT by sun7
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To: SeekAndFind
"5) Saudi Arabia - 37.7%"

Bull!

34 posted on 05/16/2013 3:04:02 PM PDT by uncommonsense (Liberals see what they believe; Conservatives believe what they see)
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To: dfwgator

According to the current regime, that’s the case. Racism is only something those of European ancestry are even capable of, in their belief system. Anyone who has travelled, or lived in a city where Europeans aren’t the majority, know the reality.


35 posted on 05/16/2013 3:21:08 PM PDT by OldNewYork (Biden '13. Impeach now.)
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To: Olog-hai

This is not even remotely surprising. The notion that America is a racist country is simply a lie created by leftist to push their sick agenda.


36 posted on 05/16/2013 3:25:00 PM PDT by Fzob (In matters of style, swim with the current; in matters of principle, stand like a rock. Jefferson)
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To: Olog-hai

To be honest

Like I care....


37 posted on 05/16/2013 3:27:45 PM PDT by wardaddy (wanna know how my kin felt during Reconstruction in Mississippi, you fixin to find out firsthand)
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To: NotYourAverageDhimmi

Exactly

Whites will dismiss the obvious with now ingrained platitudes of sameness and oneness

An indulgence forced on folks with the threat of shame for the civilized

The uncivilized know all too well differences matter

Just ask a Tutsi or Timor Christian or West Bank Jew or white guy with flat tire in the Bronx end of Major Deegan if it matters


38 posted on 05/16/2013 3:33:34 PM PDT by wardaddy (wanna know how my kin felt during Reconstruction in Mississippi, you fixin to find out firsthand)
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To: Olog-hai; Travis McGee

I wonder how many here really care about this

I for one think its fine to desire to be around your own group or a particular group that acts better in general

Only whites are required to feel like this

Everyone else is encouraged to have pride and self identification

Our forebears would find this insane

Even the most vaunted Yankee abolitionist rarely harbored such self destructive guilt and unreality about the obvious

This is simply a way to bring western civilization to bear.....and many collaborate

And unless checked....this will usher in yet another dark age

Peaks of civilization come and go and we are hellbent on the descent

The collective IQ of the west has declined hand in hand with the height mean


39 posted on 05/16/2013 3:50:41 PM PDT by wardaddy (wanna know how my kin felt during Reconstruction in Mississippi, you fixin to find out firsthand)
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To: Vince Ferrer

“Surprised by Hong Kong, it is a very international city.”


It’s called a country in the article——that says it all about this poll.

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40 posted on 05/16/2013 3:57:36 PM PDT by Mears
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To: wardaddy

Everything you wrote is correct. Sadly, most people today would denounce your completely logical and accurate post as racist... even if, deep down, they agreed. It’s fashionable to oppose “racism”, and sadly the word racism has come to encompass any racial truth. Keep preaching the truth and hopefully it will embolden more people to do the same. I have noticed the worm starting to turn on this topic the past few years as more people are beginning to break the shackles of political correctness.


41 posted on 05/16/2013 6:21:50 PM PDT by NotYourAverageDhimmi
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