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The Lebanese legal system follows different

But the conditions that make the family model plausible in the case of the family are absent in the case of racial groups. At various times, there have also been tensions between different religious groups, such as Hindus and Muslims with both sides having their fair share of extremists. If an extrinsic racist could be rationally persuaded to give up his racism, then even before he was persuaded to give it up, he would not be racially prejudiced in Appiah's sense. The term is often used in relation to what is seen as prejudice within a minority or subjugated group, as in the concept of reverse racism.

This also occurred in various parts of the Americas too. The Lebanese legal system follows different rules of law that vary from one community to the other. Some doctrines that go by the name of racism can be rationally reconstructed. If they allege that blacks are inherently less intelligent than another group, we can show evidence that there are plenty of blacks more intelligent than at least some members of that other group. They are born equal in dignity and rights and all form an integral part of humanity.

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For more about these issues, you can start at these harrowing reports from John Pilger a prominent Australian journalist who has been critical of many western policies. And while outlawed, the social barriers it creates is still prevalent in rural areas where most Indians live. However, some more traditional and conservative politicians are still openly racist. In part, the answer is that racism extends considerably beyond prejudiced beliefs. For those who will listen to reason it should be possible to persuade them not to be racists.

The motivation for the change is thought to be implicit or subconscious. The term racism is a noun describing the state of being racist, i. Such aspects are described in this section, although the list is not exhaustive. To be intelligible a statement must make sense grammatically, it must not be self-contradictory, and there must be some conceivable universe in which it could be true. His reasoning is that prejudice diminishes our autonomy.

The first led to systematic oppression and exploitation while the second did not, in general, lead to proposals to use race as a basis for inflicting harm. But the fact that the word is fairly new does not prove that the concept of racism did not exist in the distant past. Implicit attitudes are evaluations that occur without conscious awareness towards an attitude object or the self.

It also features in the view of Hindu extremists and traditionalists. Experiments have provided empirical support for the existence of aversive racism. For many speakers, the term racism implies conscious belief or behavior, but this is not always the case.

Suppose x belongs to race R. The term was coined by Joel Kovel to describe the subtle racial behaviors of any ethnic or racial group who rationalize their aversion to a particular group by appeal to rules or stereotypes. Appiah thinks that the best philosophical tactic for opposing racism is to refute it rationally in the form in which it stands the best chance of meeting objections. South Africa until recently suffered from Apartheid, which legally segregated the African population from the Europeans.

For a long time there has been resentment by many in the Middle East at the policies of America in their region. Each group has its own stories of prejudice and opportunities limited by racism. Stokely Carmichael is credited for coining the phrase institutional racism in the late s.