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What do you think is the main cause of racism?

in general, why are people racist
  • Industry/Domain: Culture
  • Category: People
  • Created: 22:36, 20 May 2011

Answers (4)


Ignorance and/or low self-esteem. I think racist people often try to make up for their lack of confidence by bringing others down for something as random as race differences.

04:46, 24 May 2011


Racism is a natural human trait....probably from prehistoric times. It's nothing more than the inborn instinctive "fear of strangers". It's a simple as fear of heights. Instinct causes humans to see the world in terms of "them against us"..and if "they" can be identified VISUALLY, it's simple. Otherwise, we'll settle on a "they" who LOOKS like us, but is "different" in some other way there, the "good guys" and the "bad guys" all look similar)

20:41, 23 May 2011



13:15, 23 May 2011


Racism is usually triggered by Xenophobia, it manifeste by: fear of losing identity, suspicion of other group activities, aggression, and desire to eliminate these presence to secure a presumed purity.

20:24, 22 May 2011

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