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Should society work towards becoming "colorblind" in regards to race/ethnicity?
If society were to totally ignore race and ethnicity, important uniqueness and valuable history would be more easily forgotten.
Recognizing that a person comes from a particular race/ethnicity allows them to bring the different perspectives of their history and culture into a situation. This can be a source of great strength.
"Colorblindness" in terms of ethnicity would result in the devaluation of cultural contributions to society. Society wouldn't be so great if it didn't acknowledge the benefits of cultural diversity through cultural fussion or acculturation. We'd be stuck with the nastiness that fast food really is.
True acceptance is being able to recognise differences with true appreciation not to just homogenise all unique aspects of colour and race. There is too much culture heritage to have that level of disrespect.
A fixation upon race unneccesarily obstructs the ability of a multi-racial population to form the kinds of shared customs and identities that provide order and cohesion within a democratic or liberal society.