Racism is Contagious

Another day, another incident of racism

This is ignorance, pure and simple! Taking a cue from the president Trump, the full display of racism and bigotry is not so uncommon now a days. What is becoming of the US, the greatest country on earth! Let us hope that this poison and narrow mindedness does not spread too far and too deep.
Pray, if you believe it God, for a better and less divisive future!
Or better, help and educate your neighbors; do something good to spread a message of inclusion and tolerance!
Here is the link to the complete incident.

The cure for racism!

Racism – An ugly word, with uglier social implications,  with the ugliest outcomes in most cases. Racism is a behavior; the discrimination based on racial differences are daily common occurrence. There is no debating that racism is a social issue, a social disease.

It is human nature, we react differently to different situations; we respond in our own ways to those who appear different from us. The racism is a product of our culture; a part of our ignorance about other cultures, about other people from different race.

The way we are raised, the way we are educated and the way our surroundings are – all little things add up to affect our thinking, consciously or subconsciously.

They say that the racism is all in our brain, the way we think. Many times, we may not even know that we are subconsciously discriminating. For example, our education may teach us to be fair and equal to all, but our childhood upbringing may have taught us differently. Just the way things were around us, when we were growing up, leave a lasting impression on our thinking, on our behavior. Continue reading “The cure for racism!”