Anonymous

if your white and are making fun of another white guy from a foreign country, is that racism? I say no he is the same race?

Update:

Race is color not ethnicity. So in this scenario it would not be considered racists.

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  • Anonymous
    6 months ago

    That sounds like "Americanism"

    Source(s): Speak English damn it!
  • Mark
    Lv 7
    6 months ago

    Racism is a made up term there is

    no such thing as "race" but hatred &

    bias + bigotry do exist & yes it's

    bigoted.

  • Peggy
    Lv 6
    6 months ago

    No, it is not racism but it is very unkind and very juvenile so I suggest you rethink that one.

  • Zirp
    Lv 7
    6 months ago

    Pretending that humans come in races is racist.

    Judging people on their skincolour, haircolour, eyecolour, bloodype, nationality, ethnicity etc is racist.

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  • 6 months ago

    no if you're not making fun of his race but even if you are its not racism

  • 6 months ago

    "Making fun" of someone is not racism.

    Racism is the belief that you can tell what a person is good for/not good for, or liable to do/unlikely to do, just by looking at them. (Judging a book by its cover.)

    If your "fun" consists of suggesting that someone's appearance (skin colour, hair type, body structure) renders them incapable of certain things, or inclines them to behave in a certain way, then you might be expressing some racist beliefs that you've always taken for granted and never really thought about.

    But if you're just saying somebody's looks are such that they'll never get a date, that's not racism.

  • Anonymous
    6 months ago

    Yes. Different countries have different concepts and histories of racism and what you described is definitely racism in Europe. English-->Irish. No one would go "oh well they're both white, it doesn't count." Especially since Irish weren't considered white! What's "color" changes by generation. It's not some stable category.

  • Anonymous
    6 months ago

    What do you call people from India? Ones from the far north are as dark as their hair. One from the South as pale as ones from Scotland?

    What about Italians? The can be quite pale, a warm weekend comes and suddenly as dark as their hair!?

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