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Old 06-18-2012, 12:47 PM
 
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many countries have diverse populations all throughout the world...however admittedly Brazil is the first country i think of whenever the idea or topic of diversity is presented and always the first example i would use. Brazil is the epitomy of the term 'melting pot', more so than anywhere and a much truer example then the US, Canada, Argentina, or Australia etc...

 
Old 06-18-2012, 03:20 PM
 
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many countries have diverse populations all throughout the world...however admittedly Brazil is the first country i think of whenever the idea or topic of diversity is presented and always the first example i would use. Brazil is the epitomy of the term 'melting pot', more so than anywhere and a much truer example then the US, Canada, Argentina, or Australia etc...
I don't think ANYONE would readily say that Argentina is diverse, certainly not on the level of the US, Brazil, or Canada.

I actually think it depends on what we mean by diverse. Brazil is diverse, but because of the range of colors that people are within the country. The US has this same exact range of colors, but the US has this range in part by foreign workers or recent immigrants. Brazil pretty much only has Brazilians, especially due to the insane immigration laws of Brazil.

Canada and Australia share the similar diversity that the US enjoys, though I think the US and Brazil are more similar than the other two.
 
Old 06-18-2012, 03:39 PM
 
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Australia doesn't have the same diversity as the USA in racial terms very far from it.
 
Old 06-18-2012, 07:46 PM
 
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The only piece of diversity that Brazil is missing is religious diversity. It is a 99% Christian/Catholic country. Even those who are agnostic/athiest in Brazil have roots in Christianity.

This is probably a good thing though. When people of different religions live amongst eachother they tend to fight.
Brazil is not 99% christian.

It is mostly catholic, but not religious. They might wear a cross and go to church once a year, if that.

There are significant Jewish, Muslim, and other religions too. Not to mention plenty of atheist who just keep it low key.
 
Old 06-18-2012, 07:54 PM
 
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I don't think ANYONE would readily say that Argentina is diverse, certainly not on the level of the US, Brazil, or Canada.

I actually think it depends on what we mean by diverse. Brazil is diverse, but because of the range of colors that people are within the country. The US has this same exact range of colors, but the US has this range in part by foreign workers or recent immigrants. Brazil pretty much only has Brazilians, especially due to the insane immigration laws of Brazil.

Canada and Australia share the similar diversity that the US enjoys, though I think the US and Brazil are more similar than the other two.
The world bank lists Brazil's nett immigration for the years 2007 to 2011 as around negative 500,000, meaning almost half a million more people left Brazil than arrived over that period.

All that during what has being an economic boom in the country, obviously it does have Insane immigration Laws if thoes number are to be believed.

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Old 06-18-2012, 09:50 PM
 
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Brazil is a more racially mixed country but the United States is a more racially diverse country.
 
Old 06-19-2012, 04:17 AM
 
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many countries have diverse populations all throughout the world...however admittedly Brazil is the first country i think of whenever the idea or topic of diversity is presented and always the first example i would use. Brazil is the epitomy of the term 'melting pot', more so than anywhere and a much truer example then the US, Canada, Argentina, or Australia etc...

Brazil is a very nationalistic country, so they love to brag about the entirely false idea that the country is a "melting pot". They need all that crap to unify the country. So according to official propaganda, all Brazilians are mulattoes that dance Samba.

In fact, Brazil is no different from the US or Argentina, middle class and rich whites live among middle class and rich white people, Lebanese live with Lebanese, Jews live with Jews and blacks, mulattoes and very poor whites, mostly immigrants from the sertao or elsewhere, in favelas.
 
Old 06-19-2012, 06:14 PM
 
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Brazil is a very nationalistic country, so they love to brag about the entirely false idea that the country is a "melting pot". They need all that crap to unify the country. So according to official propaganda, all Brazilians are mulattoes that dance Samba.

In fact, Brazil is no different from the US or Argentina, middle class and rich whites live among middle class and rich white people, Lebanese live with Lebanese, Jews live with Jews and blacks, mulattoes and very poor whites, mostly immigrants from the sertao or elsewhere, in favelas.
Agreed. Brazil and Brazilians love to export those ideas, but reality is VERY different. The only difference I can see is that down there they'd be much more willing to have interracial sex, but more than that is asking for a bit much.

I actually think the US deals with race/ethnicity much better than Brazil. At least we admit that there is racism...
 
Old 10-09-2013, 12:44 PM
 
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Brazil is a more racially mixed country but the United States is a more racially diverse country.
USA is a very racially mixed nation and a very racially and ethnically diverse nation all at the same time.
 
Old 10-15-2013, 05:32 AM
 
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I think Israel should be included on a list of very diverse countries.
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