What pisses me off: Racism

Recently, while out driving with a friend, I witnessed racism and hate. Two Asian ladies were standing on the footpath
Opinion

Recently, while out driving with a friend, I witnessed racism and hate.

Two Asian ladies were standing on the footpath and a man walked passed them. He waited until there was some distance between himself and the two women before he turned and started taunting them and pulling his eyes back so they appeared slanted.

My friend pulled her car up between him and the two women.

We were prepared to get out but the gutless wonder took off.

These women were not hurting anyone and they were clean and presentable, which is more than I can say for the man, who could have taken a leaf out of their book.

This really pissed me off!

How dare he?

The second thing that pissed me off is the way relative strangers, who don’t know the circumstances, are willing to judge you at the say so of other relative strangers. It’s the lowest of the low in my opinion.

These people serve as nothing more than manipulators and work tirelessly to use other so they come out smelling like roses. It is disgusting and also gutless, and I can only hope it comes back to bite them.

The third thing that pissed me off recently was the blatant racism directed at Michelle Obama, when it was reported that someone on social media had called her an “ape”. This online post went on to try and degrade the First Lady of the United States with such hatred and venom, yet Facebook did not remove it.

I don’t think it says much about the values of Facebook.

But it’s time to grow up. How can we teach our children, grandchildren and younger generations to become decent human beings when such behaviour is being exhibited by the older generation?

What are your thoughts on this topic? What things grind your gears?

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