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Balakrishna V

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IS Casteism still a racism ?? Does it still affects the human race?

Community is always conceived as caste community, resulting in social distance and the discrimination and subjugation of the lower castes in all spheres of life.The tussle over 'caste and race' has continued for years.Are the Caste and race are not the same?Why do we discrimination on the basis of one's birth?

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    Jan 24 2012: 'Are the Caste and race are not the same?'
    To some degree you could consider them interchangable, atleast due to their equal asininity and imprudence. Also because many of the scenarios that demonstrate casteism just so happen to be synonymous with what we would observe as racism.

    'Why do we discrimination on the basis of one's birth?'
    The short answer is that its because human beings aren't as civilized and enlightened as they typically believe, merely considering themselves to be 'better' just because some of them happen to be slightly ahead of others in a small number of arbitrarily defined characeristics, most evolving solely from the fact that those they discriminate against didn't have the same opportunities...Because of racism and casteism.
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      Jan 24 2012: Thanks Xavier....I would quote that time has come for a confession and acceptance of our frailties and to move forward at all costs and not resist any attempt to improve our mindset and accept the truth about our attitude towards others of a different race or a caste.

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