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    Are people who thoroughbreed considered racist?

    Thoroughbred generally refers exclusively to a specific breed of horse bred by using selective traits. It can also be similar to purebreeds for the purpose of selective breeding.

    Normally this means not mixing varieties of breed and keeping the gene pool "pure".

    Is it possible to consider this as a racist action?

    Thoughts?

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    Racism is really only applicable to human beings.
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    No more than people that culture plants for specific attributes are racist, I suppose.
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    please don't start another of there ''this is racist'' threads, what's next? Cream is racist cause it is white? (in sweden there was actually a debate about gingerbread and that it was racist cause it was brown and looked like humans, i'm not even kidding.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rukentuts View Post
    Racism is really only applicable to human beings.

    Could you elaborate and explain why? Dont animals have rights too?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rukentuts View Post
    Racism is really only applicable to human beings.
    Because the notion of race shouldn't apply to us to begin with.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rukentuts View Post
    Racism is really only applicable to human beings.
    Hm..I thought that too..now I wonder.

    http://oxforddictionaries.com/definition/english/racism

    This one specifically adds "human" however.

    http://www.thefreedictionary.com/racism

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    Quote Originally Posted by mittacc View Post
    please don't start another of there ''this is racist'' threads, what's next? Cream is racist cause it is white? (in sweden there was actually a debate about gingerbread and that it was racist cause it was brown and looked like humans, i'm not even kidding.
    If we could post pictures here, this would be the perfect place.for a "Meanwhile, in Sweden..." demotivational around the Pillsburry dough.boy.campaign poster that has him saying "Down with.brown, WHITE FLOWER!"
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    Quote Originally Posted by mittacc View Post
    (in sweden there was actually a debate about gingerbread and that it was racist cause it was brown and looked like humans, i'm not even kidding.
    Kinda the same as here in the Netherlands where they changed the name of our niggerkisses to kisses...

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    This is honestly ridiculous to even suggest.
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    Quote Originally Posted by howdydiddlydoo View Post
    Could you elaborate and explain why? Dont animals have rights too?
    Not enough to prevent them from being slaughtered for delicious beef, for instance.
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    Quote Originally Posted by howdydiddlydoo View Post
    Could you elaborate and explain why? Dont animals have rights too?
    because the majority of animals cant tell the difference.

    a black dog doesnt go up to a dalmation and say "YOU WHITE DAFUQ"

    race shouldnt apply to humans either (btw im not saying humans arent animals because everything thats alive is either an animal or plant) but it does, cuz people is scerd of teh thangs thats is differnts frum uses O-O
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    Quote Originally Posted by Immitis View Post
    because the majority of animals cant tell the difference.

    a black dog doesnt go up to a dalmation and say "YOU WHITE DAFUQ"

    race shouldnt apply to humans either (btw im not saying humans arent animals because everything thats alive is either an animal or plant) but it does, cuz people is scerd of teh thangs thats is differnts frum uses O-O
    Seems kind of racist that you assume the black dog talks like a black guy.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Immitis View Post
    race shouldnt apply to humans either (btw im not saying humans arent animals because everything thats alive is either an animal or plant) but it does, cuz people is scerd of teh thangs thats is differnts frum uses O-O
    If you weren't speaking english I'd call you a racist for applying the word to humans, honestly.
    I've said this before and I'll say it again, implying that the difference between a black man and a white man is comparable to the one between a yorkshire terrier and a rotweiler is utterly disgusting.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mittacc View Post
    please don't start another of there ''this is racist'' threads, what's next? Cream is racist cause it is white? (in sweden there was actually a debate about gingerbread and that it was racist cause it was brown and looked like humans, i'm not even kidding.
    Some years ago, a friend of mine from Sweden told me about some drama about an ice cream because it was offensive to the african community. An icecream...
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    No, breeding animals isn't even possible to consider racism by anyone with a shred of sense.

    Quote Originally Posted by Shadee View Post
    Seems kind of racist that you assume the black dog talks like a black guy.
    You’re racist for implying all black people talk that way in order to say he was racist .
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    Quote Originally Posted by Migas11 View Post
    Some years ago, a friend of mine from Sweden told me about some drama about an ice cream because it was offensive to the african community. An icecream...
    Maybe it was a Kunta Kinte ice cream bar that said "my name is toby" everytime you licked it?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Shadee View Post
    Seems kind of racist that you assume the black dog talks like a black guy.
    Why do you assume the person you quoted was trying to imitate a black guy? (accidental racism in the person quoting for the win!)

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    why are people trying to attach the concept of racism to everyfuckingthing? just stop
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    Is this trying to be an early contender for Stupidest Thread of the Year? The concept is absolutely ridiculous.

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