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Matthew Li

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Can racism truly be eliminated?

In Australia we live in one of the most multicultural nations, however every once in a while there are those people who publicly and abusively insult people from other races. I know there will always be those ignorant individuals or people who are scarred from people of other races (e.g wars, personal events or negative child rearing ), but can we truly eliminate racism in our world?

Possibly include jokes or stereotyping into this debate, are light jokes about other races or stereotyping racist?

Also take into consideration the media in movies or simply news. Are they doing a good enough job to tackle racism?

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    Jul 27 2013: In my humble opinion, Racism is result of ignorance/insecurity and jealousy of a racist person. Maybe if next generations are educated it can end. Racist media (e.g.: Fox News etc.) should also be held responsible for spreading it.
    • Jul 29 2013: You are so right. Fox news is fueling the fire and should be taken off the air. They're all very insecure and have nothing better to do. Seems the more ignorant they become the more people they get to sign-on. Shame on Fox news!
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        Jul 29 2013: Every country got its own version of 'Fox News' with a twisted agendas, and it won't surprise me if major share-holder of all these channels is same.

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