Racism Essay

642 WordsMar 22, 20093 Pages
Racism, what is exactly is it? The world has come to a belief that racism is a belief or doctrine that inherent differences (physically, intellectually or culturally) among the various human races determine cultural or individual achievement, usually involving the idea that one's own race is superior and has the right to rule others. Going back to the origin of racism and the human kind and where it all began, we find ourselves revolving around one concept and one conclusion. Whether it’s scientific of religious we all came from the same atom. So why is there so much hatred generated over the colour of someone’s skin, ethnicity or nationality? Thousands of people have tried finding out why some people tend to consider them superior than the other races or that they are the dominate race but no one succeeded. There is scientific proof that has not been disclaimed that shows the origin of human species is in Africa because the oldest known human remains have been discovered there. Yet people who live in denial, who have no scientific or religious knowledge will discredit the information simply because they can only associate Africa with "Black" people. That origin or centre is proven to be Africa. Look past the skin, culture, and people that exist there today or that have come from there and just picture a blank beginning of one world where humans evolved. By common sense the theory is 100% correct. This brings up the second point about racism which is the colour difference between people. African people adapted over the generations to combat the heat and sun in areas close to the equator. One of these adaptations is the dark skin which provides better protection against harsh sun rays. On the other hand ancestors of Caucasians travelled north to cooler climates and adapted skin more resistant to cold rather than the heat and sun. This is pure science and common

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