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Old 05-07-2017, 02:19 PM
 
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Stereotyping ..........A regional newspaper tried to be "pc" by stating they would not give out the race of suspects in crime when they are looking for suspects unless there is more descriptions of suspects.


They do give out the sex, however.
They say they do it to narrow the suspects by 50%.


However , most times if they gave out both the sex and race, they could lower the suspects by 96 %.
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Old 05-07-2017, 03:25 PM
 
Location: Wartrace,TN
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Blacks in the U.S. commit over half the homicides in the United States despite being only 13% of the population. How can you claim there is not a racial disparity in violence?
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Old 05-07-2017, 04:28 PM
 
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And yes, race/ethnicity is a major factor. According to the same FBI statistics website that you reference, black males commit the majority of homicides. It's remarkable because black males are about 6.5% of the entire U.S. population yet perpetrate 60% of the murders.

And really, it's some small fraction of that population; most black Americans are respectable people but there's this 1% gangbanger population that packs heat and is quick to use it.

In fact if you were to ignore this small but violent fraction of the population, our general murder rates and gun homicide rates would be only slightly above those of Canada and western Europe--in other words, not a major problem. Certainly it wouldn't justify the kind of hysterical anti-gun activists that are trying to ban all firearms. They either don't know or don't care who's doing all the shooting.

And yes, there's more violence among black and Hispanic women than among white women. It's not just gender. It's cultural, economic, and ethnic factors.[/quote]
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Old 05-07-2017, 04:43 PM
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It's obvious that the only solution is to kill all males.
all men must die
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Old 05-07-2017, 05:12 PM
 
Location: West of Louisiana, East of New Mexico
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Blacks in the U.S. commit over half the homicides in the United States despite being only 13% of the population. How can you claim there is not a racial disparity in violence?
And white men commit far more murders than any single group of women or Asian men....no sense in trying to absolve non-black men. White men have done their fair share of murdering and raping, just like any other group of men.

Men are violent. We do violent things as a gender.
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Old 05-07-2017, 06:12 PM
 
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Women are not morally better than men. I think the difference is that most women are just more intelligent than men are, on average, and are smart enough to not be bothered to act out in violence, because most of the time it's a risky thing to do. Women learn to speak sooner than men, women outperform men in schools, women are more likely to enroll in college, and if it wasn't for affirmative action that lets men get into college, men would be a minority in universities by a long shot. Men on the other hand will let women trick them into doing silly things. Men are vulnerable to being manipulated easily. Men are risk takers. That's not an honorable thing. Most of the time they'll lose.

Also, the whole race thing, from an objective point-of-view, you talk to White supremacists, they'll tell you Blacks are the problems. You talk to Black supremacists, they'll tell you Whites are the devils, they're the most violent people on Earth, they're the most angriest of them all, then you talk to Asians and people from around the world, and they'll all blame the White man as the most violent as well. And each quote their own statistics. It's just he-said-she-said at this point.

I would just say, cultures like the Japanese and Germans and the Vikings have gone from being very violent to very peaceful throughout different phases of their history, which shows that humans are probably just capable of being one way or another depending on how the culture is and what it promotes.

That being said, women can still be cruel and violent, and just because our society has allowed men to take on the burden for women, that doesn't mean that women couldn't act out in violence if society were organized in different ways.
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Old 05-07-2017, 06:55 PM
 
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That's it, create a virus that kills all of the males.
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Old 05-07-2017, 07:28 PM
 
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That's it, create a virus that kills all of the males.
There's an argument to be made that every worthwhile achievement by mankind in history outside of childbirth was enabled because of a man.
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Old 05-07-2017, 07:57 PM
 
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I just finished a good book about spies in WWII.
The author was "on the inside" and was involved near the end with negotiation for Japan to surrender. It was a done deal. When they asked the Japanese (in late July) what date seemed likely, they answered "Sept 1". Like it or not, it takes time to put these things together, write up the documents, make sure everyone is on board, etc.

Instead we dropped two atomic bombs - unleashing more than just those couple 100 thousand dead, but the "OK" to develop and use such weapons in the future.

The author points out he was proud to be a member of the effort to have civilized men sit at the table. As mentioned, it was a done deal (Russia did mess it up a bit by attacking Japan from the North).....

But this is a sad example of our inability to seek the civilized way.

Yes, males are responsible for most violence. But does the white guy who pushed the button to release the bomb become a hero while the African American who lashed out and did a drive-by shooting is inhuman?

In the case of most racial disparities, it is poverty and history (it's hard to use the word "culture" for forced slavery, breeding, lynching, hanging, segregation, etc.)....which does make things worse in the USA for black folks.

They are problems we could solve if we wanted to - but we don't - maybe because it makes us feel superior that our race doesn't kill as many people. Plenty of Italians and Irish were involved in thousands of deaths back in US History when they were on the bottom of the food chain (or had criminal elements). Heck, even modern day Whitey Bulger was a one man murdering machine.
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Old 05-07-2017, 08:44 PM
 
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Yes. Women need to wake up and realize this. Men overwhelmingly commit murders, rape, and other violent behavior. If it was a race doing this we'd be all over it, but since it's a gender we aren't.
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