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  • White : It would be kind a strange

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  • Non-white : I think I can handle it

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  • Non-white : That would be a waaayyy to awkward

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    Question How would you feel in this kind of a environment?

    I am curious. It looks that most people on this forum are from multi-cultural areas. Where you have a mix of cultures and races (more or less).

    But in my country(Croatia) that is not the case.
    Here you can sit in a car and drive around some city for 2 hours and not meet a non-white person. Everybody are white here. You can even drive to another city and do the same thing and again you will encounter only white people. You will encounter childern, grown up people , old people, teenagers of both genders but you will not meet non-white person.

    The question is: Would you feel awkward in this situation/environment and would everything look artificial to you?


    I have never had a face to face conversation with non-white person.


    Plus: Almost everybody are Christians or Agnostic/Atheists

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    Quote Originally Posted by Antisocial one View Post
    The question is: Would you feel awkward in this situation/environment and would everything look artificial to you?
    It would be awkward for me. It would just point out to me that I wasn't home, yet still be somewhat similar... sort of an uncanny valley effect. Probably be stranger for my wife, given that we felt reversed in Korea (which is similar to where you are, in terms of ethnicity mix.)

    Vancouver is very multicultural/mixed, for reference.

    I have never had a face to face conversation with non-white person.
    Heh, that sounds pretty funny to me, from my perspective. I forget how much of the world is insular at times.

    Plus: Almost everybody are Christians or Agnostic/Atheists
    I would find this somewhat strange, given that I have friends across the board... but what I did learn is that the emphasis on religion is much stronger in other places than here. Here, there is a lot more hand waving "believe what you want". But I get that from the states more so than in Asia, so it never came up with I was in Asia.

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    whoa...yeah i would. i need diversity in a big way...i have a lot of friends and many of them are nothing alike....and that's just the way i like it.

    so...are you asking because you do...or because you think you should but don't?
    are you curious about other cultures?

    i will say that i don't define people in such a way though and find there to be tremendous diversity within the same culture....but learning about them is interesting to me.
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    I wouldn't care. People should be allowed to live where the want to live. Glorifying racial diversity for its own sake is counterproductive.
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    I'm white and from a predominately white area...Even here of course there's a small minority of other races. There is a small percentage of black and asian here too. It would be a culture shock but I could get used to it.
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    I'm white and from a predominantly black area. I'd love to take a break sometime and head to an area that is mostly of my own race. It's not the skin color that I don't like, it's the culture. Jeez, you think some of them could at least learn how to form a line.

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    Quote Originally Posted by erinavery View Post
    so...are you asking because you do...or because you think you should but don't?
    are you curious about other cultures?
    I am not sure that I understand the question but I will try to answer.



    I am sorry, but I don't know anything but this.

    In what I am interested in is personal opinion.

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    I wouldn't notice a fucking thing. I only see two different ethnicities where I live, Slavic and Baltic. The only difference in skin tone that I have the ability to see would be a variation between: pale, even more pale and I'm a walking corpse pale.

    I would probably freak out if I ended up in culture mixture pot thought.

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    I have a great mix of race and culture, I believe, where I am. It's predominantly hispanic and white, with not a bad measure of black people either. Asians are also settled here, and we even have sections of my city where there's chinese or korean written along side the english street names.

    I don't know if I would mind being in an all-white area.. but I definitely enjoy the diversity that has manifested itself in my city.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Antisocial one View Post
    I am not sure that I understand the question but I will try to answer.



    I am sorry, but I don't know anything but this.

    In what I am interested in is personal opinion.
    i'm sorry it wasn't clear...i meant are you asking because you do think that it's weird or uncomfortable living in such an environment or that you think you ought to feel that way but don't or is it just something you are aware of and wondered what others would feel if in the same position...which is what i gather your answer to be...is that right?

    i guess i was just curious as to why you were curious about it.
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