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Singapore’s Race Relations (And Chinese Privilege)

A glorious view of Singapore beneath a setting sun.
(Stijn Dijkstra https://www.pexels.com/photo/photo-of-singapore-cityscape-during-golden-hour-2499786/)

Why?

Two people make fun of a classmate
Two people make fun of a classmate
People bully others because of different skin tones. If everyone’s of the same skin tone, people bully others based on attractiveness, height, accent, voice… The list goes on. Humans are humans. (Keira Burton https://www.pexels.com/photo/diverse-friends-insulting-classmate-on-street-6147144/)

Really?

NS is a good time for different races to mix. You meet all sorts of people and begin realising that, wow, everybody’s a racist in some way. (Kevin Bidwell https://www.pexels.com/photo/grayscale-photography-of-a-fireman-on-the-fire-truck-ladder-hosing-water-surrounded-by-clouds-of-smoke-3013677/)

More things to note

Two people arguing on the street
Two people arguing on the street
Microaggressions are real, and very misunderstood (Budgeron Batch https://www.pexels.com/photo/diverse-friends-insulting-classmate-on-street-6147144/)).

So what?

You might be asking “Does all this matter?” I’d say, yeah! (Mikhail Nilov https://www.pexels.com/photo/man-person-people-smartphone-7534742/)

Solutions?

(Pixabay https://www.pexels.com/photo/clear-light-bulb-355948/)
A strange picture with a toy troll in between two bottles while standing on a piece of furniture
A strange picture with a toy troll in between two bottles while standing on a piece of furniture
(Ellie Burgin https://www.pexels.com/photo/mini-troll-toy-on-table-with-bottles-4007776/)
Two people discuss something at a desk
Two people discuss something at a desk
(Kindel Media https://www.pexels.com/photo/man-people-woman-desk-7651800/)
Students doing homework together and having a discussion.
Students doing homework together and having a discussion.
(Charlotte May https://www.pexels.com/photo/glad-diverse-students-taking-notes-while-working-on-project-5966011/)

Conclusion

(Pixabay https://www.pexels.com/photo/gardens-by-the-bay-singapore-262577/)

The sword is actually mightier than the pen.

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