I Don’t Have Any People

darDara Boyd,
Austin, TX.

I am always hearing people say, “my people”, “your people”, “our people”, but why can’t we just be people?
It never crossed my mind to call all white people or more specifically Norwegian people (which is a portion of my ancestry) “my people” because they simply are not.

America, hell the entire world is already divided by race, why do we need to uphold such division? We need to unite in order to prosper as one people, as humanity. I am not color blind, I see color, I would be a fool if I claimed otherwise. But what I see if a beautiful array of color that stretch out across the horizon like a rainbow.

Rainbows are so beautiful because without all of their colors, they wouldn’t be a rainbow.
Let’s end the division and unite as a people. But I think the only way that can happen is if we put all the [race] cards on the table and discuss them like calm, mature adults.

Hugs for everyone! I love you all!

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3 Responses to "I Don’t Have Any People"
  1. Patricia Sorensen says:

    “I am always hearing people say, “my people”, “your people”, “our people”, but why can’t we just be people?”

    So naive.

    It’s because we as people are DIFFERENT. We always will be, sorry. I thought you liberals were pro-“diversity”, but it seems you want everyone to be the same.

    • Artificial Unintelligence says:

      I like how you immediately assumed she is a liberal because she want everyone, regardless of color or race, to get along. Do you hardcore conservatives hate peace and equality that much. By your logic, people should judge and belittle each other because they have different skin. So please tell me how she is naive for wanting a better relationship with other Americans. Please bring up credible points for your argument instead of basing your judgement on perceiving others as stupid or liberal. Ad hominems don’t get you anywhere.

    • Sachiko Sho says:

      No no, that is not her point. She even said that she recognizes the great diversity of people! What she means is that we all seem to have this “us and them” mentality that is more damaging to our relationships than not.

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