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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 29 2013: Racism is a disgusting flaw in human character, and many of us suffers from it. Its like a illness that has no cure.
    There are however good people who are not racist or are actively anti-racist. But what happens when such an anti-racist person is contantly targeted and hammered by racist. How long will they hold back?
    Eventually, the revenge instinct kicks in " we hate you because you hate us".
    Thus the racist community keeps increasing.
    Racism is a communicable disease; without any cure, I'd say.

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