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Old 12-10-2014, 09:04 AM
 
Location: Middle of the Pacific Ocean
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At the time of WWII the Germans were the most educated society on earth. Middle-class Germans were reading the classics while middle-class Americans were reading comic books.

It's not an issue of "education" it's an issue of indoctrination.
You hit the nail on the head. I'm amazed at how many so-called "enlightened" ones get this so wrong.
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Old 12-10-2014, 02:23 PM
 
Location: Denver, Colorado U.S.A.
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Homosexuality is not accepted as apart of Judaism either
All the Jewish people I know here in the U.S. are quite accepting of gay people. Probably not the Orthodox Jews, but the mainstream Jewish people here are more than likely supportive of gay rights in the U.S.
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Old 12-10-2014, 02:28 PM
 
Location: Denver, Colorado U.S.A.
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. We are not like westerners who do whatever (and whoever) for the sake of a second of pleasure. Western culture is absolutely foundationless in how low its members will sink for personal gratification. .
Then how do you explain the high HIV transmission in Africa?
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Old 12-10-2014, 04:37 PM
 
Location: Middle of the Pacific Ocean
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Then how do you explain the high HIV transmission in Africa?
Fair question. And the poster you replied to way way to broad with his generalizations about Europeans. Shows his prejudices.
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Old 12-17-2014, 09:16 AM
 
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I was looking at various surveys regarding some social issues and it shocked me how high African countries tend to rank in these. Here are a few:

The survey about racism asked a representative group of people in various countries the following:

Could you please sort out any that you would not like to have as neighbors?

This was the percentage in African countries that mentioned people of a different race:

Rwanda 36.8%
Egypt 34.2%
Nigeria 30.4%
Zambia 29.5%
Morocco 23.1%
Ghana 22.4%
Mali 22%
Uganda 19.4%
Zimbabwe 18.6%
Tanzania 16.7%
Ethiopia 16.6%
Burkina Faso 10%
South Africa 6.4%

This is how some European and American countries ranked:

France 22.7%
Russia 16.6%
Italy 11.1%
Mexico 8.3%
Netherlands 8.1%
Germany 7.6%
Spain 6.9%
Peru 5.9%
Switzerland 5.9%
Great Britain 4.9%
Brazil 4.4%
Puerto Rico 4.4%
Colombia 4.3%
Australia 4.2%
Uruguay 3.9%
United States 3.8%
Canada 2.9%
Trinidad & Tobago 2.5%
Argentina 2%

Another survey, but this time regarding the acceptance of homosexuals, asked the following:

Could you please sort out any that you would not like to have as neighbors?

This is the percentage in African countries that mentioned homosexuals:

Egypt 99.6%
Ethiopia 82.2%
Algeria 80.7%
Burkina Faso 80.5%
Ghana 79%
Uganda 75%
Tanzania 74.1%
Nigeria 73.6%
Zambia 73.3%
Zimbabwe 67.8%
Mali 66.2%
South Africa 42%

This is how some European and American countries fared:

El Salvador 78.3%
Trinidad & Tobago 65.2%
Venezuela 57.4%
Mexico 29.8%
France 28.7%
United States 26.1%
Puerto Rico 21.9%
Italy 21.7%
Brazil 21.3%
Australia 20.2%
Great Britain 16.3%
Uruguay 16.2%
Guatemala 15.8%
Germany 15.1%
Argentina 14.5%
Canada 14%
Switzerland 11.1%
Spain 7.4%
Norway 5.7%
Sweden 4%

Does anyone knows what might explain this?

Before this I thought African countries were much more accepting of different people and on par with Western countries.

waoo nice sraway all african aria .yea it is true african peoples are some intolerant.but they are poor
and unjobless peoples
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Old 12-17-2014, 09:24 AM
 
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Originally Posted by AntonioR View Post
I was looking at various surveys regarding some social issues and it shocked me how high African countries tend to rank in these. Here are a few:

The survey about racism asked a representative group of people in various countries the following:

Could you please sort out any that you would not like to have as neighbors?

This was the percentage in African countries that mentioned people of a different race:

Rwanda 36.8%
Egypt 34.2%
Nigeria 30.4%
Zambia 29.5%
Morocco 23.1%
Ghana 22.4%
Mali 22%
Uganda 19.4%
Zimbabwe 18.6%
Tanzania 16.7%
Ethiopia 16.6%
Burkina Faso 10%
South Africa 6.4%

This is how some European and American countries ranked:

France 22.7%
Russia 16.6%
Italy 11.1%
Mexico 8.3%
Netherlands 8.1%
Germany 7.6%
Spain 6.9%
Peru 5.9%
Switzerland 5.9%
Great Britain 4.9%
Brazil 4.4%
Puerto Rico 4.4%
Colombia 4.3%
Australia 4.2%
Uruguay 3.9%
United States 3.8%
Canada 2.9%
Trinidad & Tobago 2.5%
Argentina 2%

Another survey, but this time regarding the acceptance of homosexuals, asked the following:

Could you please sort out any that you would not like to have as neighbors?

This is the percentage in African countries that mentioned homosexuals:

Egypt 99.6%
Ethiopia 82.2%
Algeria 80.7%
Burkina Faso 80.5%
Ghana 79%
Uganda 75%
Tanzania 74.1%
Nigeria 73.6%
Zambia 73.3%
Zimbabwe 67.8%
Mali 66.2%
South Africa 42%

This is how some European and American countries fared:

El Salvador 78.3%
Trinidad & Tobago 65.2%
Venezuela 57.4%
Mexico 29.8%
France 28.7%
United States 26.1%
Puerto Rico 21.9%
Italy 21.7%
Brazil 21.3%
Australia 20.2%
Great Britain 16.3%
Uruguay 16.2%
Guatemala 15.8%
Germany 15.1%
Argentina 14.5%
Canada 14%
Switzerland 11.1%
Spain 7.4%
Norway 5.7%
Sweden 4%

Does anyone knows what might explain this?

Before this I thought African countries were much more accepting of different people and on par with Western countries.

yea it is true african people is some intolerant but they are poor some it resion .
and african country is not business aria .this sarway not bad its good.
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Old 12-17-2014, 03:29 PM
 
Location: London, UK
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waoo nice sraway all african aria .yea it is true african peoples are some intolerant.but they are poor
and unjobless peoples
Yeah ALL Africans are poor, dirty typical jabber..:r olleyes:
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Old 12-18-2014, 07:28 AM
 
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Then how do you explain the high HIV transmission in Africa?
Look up the statistics, there are some cities in America that have a higher HIV ratio than many places in Africa. Take a look at Portland. The HIV and Aids epidemic isn't as bad in Africa as western society would have you believe....

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Old 12-29-2014, 12:57 PM
 
Location: UK
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I'm quite tired of westerners trying to impose their morals and beliefs on us.... Tbh... Africa has more important problems than homosexuals.... Not all African countries behead them... Personally I don't care what people do in their own privacy... But for the most part.. I'm pretty sure Homosexuals aren't hunted down or watched by Africans ( I'm Nigeria)atleast not in Nigeria...they just aren't allowed to do it in public.. Cuz it's illegal. The same way polygamy is illegal in Western countries, practising homosexuality is illegal here.. I'm also tired of people talking about Africa like it's a country... There r many different countries/ governments/laws.

As for race... It really shouldn't be a surprise to anyone why so few were willing to 'tolerate ' different races... 'Neighbors' in African countries doesn't mean the same thing it does in western countries... Also alot of the countries listed were colonized... Alot only gained independence less than 50 years ago.. Don't expect us to welcome everyone with open arms... Before we were colonized we did, and look what happened.

Again, standards and morals of western countries r not the standards and morals as the rest of the world. It's very patronizing and foolish to judge and try to dictate what is wrong and write in other peoples cultures.
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Old 12-29-2014, 03:01 PM
 
Location: In exile
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It seems that the long grip of religion and superstition has that continent in its grip. Of course the evangelical mafia in the US encourage the continued backwardness as a business model.
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