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  •  it's just southern hopitality... (12+ / 0-)
    It's because his mindset is taught, enforced, reinforced, and bolstered in social institutions throughout the South
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      i've only been living down south for 6-7 months, but the racism and bigotry is palpable.............wtf

    •  I have never lived in the South (1+ / 0-)
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      lostinamerica

      I have wondered if I could.

      I am curious about your experience as someone who just moved there, specially about racism.

      Can you elaborate in a diary?

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      by Shockwave on Sat Mar 16, 2013 at 09:35:35 AM PDT

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      •  i'm sure i could but i don't think i'd be believed (1+ / 0-)
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        you see i am born and raised catholic from the burbs of Chicago (birthed at a Catholic Hospital too)

        i had a very liberal upbringing (both parents big D Democrats - and my mother was an elected official in the town where i grew up)

        i moved south to Arkansas at the ripe old age of 56, into a small town with a population of 2000 (my first and only move ever away from my hometown)

        culture shock does not begin to describe how alien i find the enviroment in which i am living

        i have limited my contact with locals as i found them to be very intimidating (always talking guns or religion)

        maybe i should start a journal..............

        •  Infiltrate them (1+ / 0-)
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          Lead them to think you are open minded (which you are) and that you want to understand their beliefs.  Do start a journal.  I will read it if you post it.

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          by Shockwave on Sat Mar 16, 2013 at 10:13:27 PM PDT

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