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Can racism ever be justifiable? Show more Show less
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For most people, the gut reaction to this question is immediate: "Of course not!" But there are fringe examples, such as Israeli airport security, where blatant racial stereotyping is used, can be justified by the great safety that the airport provides to passengers. But still, can it be justified?

No, racism cannot be justified Show more Show less

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Whilst we must accept that bias is inevitable, trying to justify our prejudices is just another way of upholding white supremacy

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