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Should society work towards becoming "colorblind" in regards to race/ethnicity?
Society should work towards becoming "colorblind" in regards to race/ethnicity.
While not a perfect approach, it is better those commonly put forward.
Since racism is an ideology based upon the belief that races are separate and hierarchically organized, "colorblindness" is the only logical end to racism.
little to no scientific basis
for the concept of race. Humanity should move past it.
If society was "colorblind" in regards to race, we would treat each other truly as equals and individuals, rather than as categories.
Intellect and responsibility for one's self and their family should be regarded, rather than race, in society.
Colorblind in the sense that ones race should have nothing to do with a possible job or university application, for example.
There is a large amount of diversity in humans, and that should be embraced, not ignored.
There will always be implicit bias that prevents true "colorblindness".
Race/ethnicity may be a positive identifier for some people, and something which makes them feel like they belong within a group. A colorblind society would remove that.
"Colorblindness" ignores the current realities of how someone's race affects them in daily life.
We should first work towards correcting the faults of racism which affect minorities today. Until these faults are corrected, we cannot work on "ignoring" people's ethnicities.
If society were to totally ignore race and ethnicity, important uniqueness and valuable history would be more easily forgotten.
BioWare's Mass Effect and Dragon Age titles promote social rights in regards to race, gender, and sexuality.
Multiculturalism is good for societies
The international community should work towards recognizing an independent Kurdish state