White supremacy

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Pride should be reserved for something you achieve or obtain on your own, not something that happens by accident of birth. Being Irish isn't a skill... it's a fucking genetic accident. You wouldn't say I'm proud to be 5'11"; I'm proud to have a pre-disposition for colon cancer.
George Carlin
We're in ur woods, hatin' ur Ursus Americanus

White supremacists, white supremacy, and white supremacism refers to the fuck-wit stupidity claiming that white people are superior to others, or are a "master race" or some other such nonsense. An easy (but not necessarily foolproof) way to spot a white supremacist is their insistence on capitalising the word "white".

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[edit] Types of white supremacists

There are white supremacists, and then there are white supremacists. The first type of this species wraps themselves openly in the symbols and regalia of Nazis, Fascism, and/or the Ku Klux Klan.

The other type is more insidious. These racists avoid identification with the first type, and wrap themselves in the language of anthropology and archaeology. This second type is fond of parading forth statistics relating to skull size, brain size, comparative IQ, crime rates, and other quack pseudoscience from the 19th century that was discredited not long after, as well as pseudo-libertarian bullshit about "freedom of association." They may also be identified by their apparent inability to distinguish correlation from causality.

And there's a third, more careful class of white supremacist. They're the Tea Party types; those who say, 'I love black people, but they're more violent than white people.' It's clear that they think they're superior to non-white people, but they couch it in economic and traditionalist conservative language rather than even separatist language.

Despite the label, the apparently "white"[1] Jews are often the targets of white supremacists, often ranking among their preferred victims. Paradoxically, the Jews are often characterized as devious tricksters, a trait which would theoretically require a great deal of intelligence, which should in turn lead to their inclusion among the "higher races." However, the supremacists seem to think that a genetic propensity towards virtue and extreme gullibility are more important to master race-ness than intellect. If the above makes not a lick of sense, it has nothing to do with the contributor's ability to express ideas; the rhetoric of White supremacy is really just that ass-backwards.

And really, even if even a shred of white supremacy is to be believed, one should take note that they can't make a single decent video game faithful to their views (and probably reflective of their intelligence).

[edit] White Pride

White Pride is the term some supremacists use to claim that they are simply proud of their white/Aryan heritage rather then claiming that their heritage some how makes them better then other races. They often point to Black Pride or Asian Pride groups as a double standard or reverse racism that they can form without a second thought while any White Pride is declared racist by default. This claim quickly falls apart under any sort of inspection. For instance, they say that if black pride is allowed, then white pride should be socially acceptable also. But there is a non-equivalence in the definitions of blackness and whiteness. Blackness is defined by possession of black heritage, whereas whiteness is defined not by possession of white heritage, but by NOT possessing non-white heritage. Barack Obama, for example, has one black parent and one white parent, but is considered black by all black people, but is not considered white by white people. Black pride therefore means being proud to have black ancestors, but white pride means being proud to have no non-white ancestors, which can indeed be seen as offensive.

They can be identified by their mating bellow: "Anti-racist is a codeword for anti-white!"[2]

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[edit] Footnotes

  1. Genetics and ethnology are way, way more complicated than 'white' and 'dirty people', but it's their fucked up rhetoric, not ours.
  2. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/11/07/harrison-arkansas-antiracist-code-word-antiwhite_n_4227769.html
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