The Australians dying to be white

The Australians dying to be white

There are 215 comments on the NEWS.com.au story from Dec 3, 2013, titled The Australians dying to be white. In it, NEWS.com.au reports that:

WHEN Dominique Maber was bullied at school, she assumed it was because of the colour of her skin.

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#2 Dec 3, 2013
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Since: Jan 12

Where The Wild Things Grow

#3 Dec 3, 2013
TBA wrote:
Asian skin creams have bleaching properties.
Most asians and indians wish to be white.
There was a thread about this subject - referring to the SBS documentary 'Change My Race'- it seems that thread was eliminated. I watched it and the main theme was that the cosmetic surgery and skin bleaching is due to discrimination by whites against non-whites. However, since this takes place in countries which are predominantly non-white - who is responsible for such discrimination? They can hardly be said to be trying to fit in, when they are actually doing something which will set them apart from their majority population.
demali go kaboom

Ottawa, Canada

#4 Dec 3, 2013
The Australians dying to be white??

So is Siva Sankaran the Tamil boy, this idiot says he is white and have brown hair.

Bronw hair I can understand as he is an anal born Tamil Baby. LOL
dreamer

Camperdown, Australia

#5 Dec 3, 2013
sairla wrote:
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There was a thread about this subject - referring to the SBS documentary 'Change My Race'- it seems that thread was eliminated. I watched it and the main theme was that the cosmetic surgery and skin bleaching is due to discrimination by whites against non-whites. However, since this takes place in countries which are predominantly non-white - who is responsible for such discrimination? They can hardly be said to be trying to fit in, when they are actually doing something which will set them apart from their majority population.
"Presented by Chinese Australian actor and TV presenter Anna Choy, the documentary touches on three stories of Australian Asians all considering surgery to look more western."

http://au.lifestyle.yahoo.com/beauty/trends/a...

I'll repost the thread, see what happens.
Change the Game

Delhi, India

#6 Dec 4, 2013
sairla wrote:
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There was a thread about this subject - referring to the SBS documentary 'Change My Race'- it seems that thread was eliminated. I watched it and the main theme was that the cosmetic surgery and skin bleaching is due to discrimination by whites against non-whites. However, since this takes place in countries which are predominantly non-white - who is responsible for such discrimination? They can hardly be said to be trying to fit in, when they are actually doing something which will set them apart from their majority population.
The "fitting in" logic holds only in Australia etc, where there is a lot of racism and race / color based bullying in schools and race seems to be a significant factor in peoples day to day lives (going by this article). That is not the norm (unheard of really) in places like India. Bullying based on appearances does happen somewhat in lessor schools, but is far and few.

Peope anywhere want to look good physically, and from simple use of makeup to other more elaborate procedures, it is all in a very different context than how you seem to be thinking. People here haven't the slighest inclination to change their 'race', dear, people do not even use the word 'race' here, even when every race can be found in plenty in India. Lighter skin is just a desirable complexion like some facial features are more desirable. THAT IS THE WHOLE IDEA OF BEAUTY anyway, it is all about physical appearence. If getting taller was feasable, men would be paying top dollar everywhere for that. So nothing to do with race or race change. Not in places like India.(Seems things are very different in Aus where race seems to be a big factor in peoples lives even from early school days). In fact the lady model did not say she wanted to be more beautiful, she wanted to look like white race, as she wanted the bullying to stop. Whereas whites usually want to look more tanned to look more beautiful. Same reason why blacks in US go for nose jobs.

Why a certain look is considered beautiful? Well to answer that, maybe, if the japs had won the WW2 and had control of americas and aus, european women today might be undergoing eye stitching procedures to get their eyes look more asian, successful, beautiful.
TBA

Gymea Bay, Australia

#7 Dec 4, 2013
Change the Game wrote:
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The "fitting in" logic holds only in Australia etc, where there is a lot of racism and race / color based bullying in schools and race seems to be a significant factor in peoples day to day lives (going by this article). That is not the norm (unheard of really) in places like India. Bullying based on appearances does happen somewhat in lessor schools, but is far and few.
Peope anywhere want to look good physically, and from simple use of makeup to other more elaborate procedures, it is all in a very different context than how you seem to be thinking. People here haven't the slighest inclination to change their 'race', dear, people do not even use the word 'race' here, even when every race can be found in plenty in India. Lighter skin is just a desirable complexion like some facial features are more desirable. THAT IS THE WHOLE IDEA OF BEAUTY anyway, it is all about physical appearence. If getting taller was feasable, men would be paying top dollar everywhere for that. So nothing to do with race or race change. Not in places like India.(Seems things are very different in Aus where race seems to be a big factor in peoples lives even from early school days). In fact the lady model did not say she wanted to be more beautiful, she wanted to look like white race, as she wanted the bullying to stop. Whereas whites usually want to look more tanned to look more beautiful. Same reason why blacks in US go for nose jobs.
Why a certain look is considered beautiful? Well to answer that, maybe, if the japs had won the WW2 and had control of americas and aus, european women today might be undergoing eye stitching procedures to get their eyes look more asian, successful, beautiful.
You are so disingenuous to blame aussies for this indian trait.
The whole caste system of varna was based upon skin colour thousands of years ago, with fair skin distinguishing the brahmin class. All across asia, lighter skin designated the ruling classes, while dark skin designated the workers and peasants.

You indians are absolutely obsessed with skin colour, and you know it. If not just google it, but here is a story for you.

http://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/features/201...
TBA

Gymea Bay, Australia

#8 Dec 4, 2013
sairla wrote:
<quoted text>
There was a thread about this subject - referring to the SBS documentary 'Change My Race'- it seems that thread was eliminated. I watched it and the main theme was that the cosmetic surgery and skin bleaching is due to discrimination by whites against non-whites. However, since this takes place in countries which are predominantly non-white - who is responsible for such discrimination? They can hardly be said to be trying to fit in, when they are actually doing something which will set them apart from their majority population.
Well to answer one of your questions, they do it to themelves and their daughters to make them more marriageable in their own countries and australia.

Disgusting, but we put the same sorts of pressures upon our young girls to be slim and tanned.

Here's a funny picture "you can't hide plastic surgery forever.'

http://www.memes.com/img/683

Since: Jan 12

Where The Wild Things Grow

#9 Dec 4, 2013
Change the Game wrote:
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The "fitting in" logic holds only in Australia etc, where there is a lot of racism and race / color based bullying in schools and race seems to be a significant factor in peoples day to day lives (going by this article). That is not the norm (unheard of really) in places like India. Bullying based on appearances does happen somewhat in lessor schools, but is far and few.
Peope anywhere want to look good physically, and from simple use of makeup to other more elaborate procedures, it is all in a very different context than how you seem to be thinking. People here haven't the slighest inclination to change their 'race', dear, people do not even use the word 'race' here, even when every race can be found in plenty in India. Lighter skin is just a desirable complexion like some facial features are more desirable. THAT IS THE WHOLE IDEA OF BEAUTY anyway, it is all about physical appearence. If getting taller was feasable, men would be paying top dollar everywhere for that. So nothing to do with race or race change. Not in places like India.(Seems things are very different in Aus where race seems to be a big factor in peoples lives even from early school days). In fact the lady model did not say she wanted to be more beautiful, she wanted to look like white race, as she wanted the bullying to stop. Whereas whites usually want to look more tanned to look more beautiful. Same reason why blacks in US go for nose jobs.
Why a certain look is considered beautiful? Well to answer that, maybe, if the japs had won the WW2 and had control of americas and aus, european women today might be undergoing eye stitching procedures to get their eyes look more asian, successful, beautiful.
The majority of this surgery does not happen in Australia - in Korea, one in five women subject themselves to cosmetic surgery to create a more Caucasian appearance - so they are not doing it as a result of bullying by 'whites'. Asian women in Asian countries are having this surgery, so how can 'whites' be responsible for this?
I never made a comment about India but as you have, I will say that India is no great example of an unbiased society - Indians are subjected to discrimination daily by other Indians and they are obsessed about light skin - going to great lengths to achieve that 'desirable complexion' you mention.

Since: Jan 12

Where The Wild Things Grow

#10 Dec 5, 2013
TBA wrote:
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Well to answer one of your questions, they do it to themelves and their daughters to make them more marriageable in their own countries and australia.
Disgusting, but we put the same sorts of pressures upon our young girls to be slim and tanned.
Here's a funny picture "you can't hide plastic surgery forever.'
http://www.memes.com/img/683
Yes, we do put pressure on young girls to be slim and tanned - at the least this is perpetuated through advertising and magazines. Then we have those mothers who 'display' their children in toddler pageants, you have to wonder what the consequences will be in terms of how those children perceive themselves. That picture is gross but so true.
Honest

Wembley, Australia

#11 Dec 5, 2013
TBA wrote:
<quoted text>
Well to answer one of your questions, they do it to themelves and their daughters to make them more marriageable in their own countries and australia.
Disgusting, but we put the same sorts of pressures upon our young girls to be slim and tanned.
Here's a funny picture "you can't hide plastic surgery forever.'
http://www.memes.com/img/683
In Australia race is most important factor which can change the game for you that's why Asian with fair complexion even whiter than whites are most successful. While brown skin Asian with mongoloid features, are again discriminated more. This happens from very beginning of Child's life from Pre-school, continues throughout his/her career and continues till the last day on Australian soil or if he/she dies. Most Asian land up with good jobs and careers, if they have Christian name, fair complexion, Australian accent and schooling, and Australian way of thinking. Even WOGS aka Greeks, Croats and Italians shave their black hair to prevent them becoming a target of bullying at workplace and unnecessary harassment.

Just by having eye stitching surgery they can save themselves lifetime of bullying, harassment and better social acceptance, which means better career and lucrative job prospects. I have seen on several occasions that Asian children are targeted and abused on public transport, and asked to vacate seats for white travelers, but white children are seldom abused. Almost all top jobs go to whites by default despite there is no dearth of talent in 15% ethnic community, which consists of all other ethnic minorities. Asian and wogs are still in a better situation, and are considered ideal minority by some. The darker person suffer much more abuse on daily basis, so many of bogan and redneck whites come and abuse many healthcare professionals, who are nurses, doctors, and in allied health until they quit their jobs and look for better job opportunities elsewhere.

Racism is rampant in Australia, and its more dangerous than physical violence, it is like a slow poison, which is injected in you on daily basis, until you have a break down and you surrender and quit or start living in a ghetto surviving on small business or welfare payments. That's what white Anglo's have done to the indigenous people for last 200 years so that they become good for nothing and they are continuing with their racist agenda against new immigrants. Now don't blame an Asian or a dark person, for changing their appearance, as it is just a protective mechanism to be more acceptable and part of mainstream society.
abos sniff petrol

United States

#12 Dec 5, 2013
Honest wrote:
<quoted text>
In Australia race is most important factor which can change the game for you that's why Asian with fair complexion even whiter than whites are most successful. While brown skin Asian with mongoloid features, are again discriminated more. This happens from very beginning of Child's life from Pre-school, continues throughout his/her career and continues till the last day on Australian soil or if he/she dies. Most Asian land up with good jobs and careers, if they have Christian name, fair complexion, Australian accent and schooling, and Australian way of thinking. Even WOGS aka Greeks, Croats and Italians shave their black hair to prevent them becoming a target of bullying at workplace and unnecessary harassment.
Just by having eye stitching surgery they can save themselves lifetime of bullying, harassment and better social acceptance, which means better career and lucrative job prospects. I have seen on several occasions that Asian children are targeted and abused on public transport, and asked to vacate seats for white travelers, but white children are seldom abused. Almost all top jobs go to whites by default despite there is no dearth of talent in 15% ethnic community, which consists of all other ethnic minorities. Asian and wogs are still in a better situation, and are considered ideal minority by some. The darker person suffer much more abuse on daily basis, so many of bogan and redneck whites come and abuse many healthcare professionals, who are nurses, doctors, and in allied health until they quit their jobs and look for better job opportunities elsewhere.
Racism is rampant in Australia, and its more dangerous than physical violence, it is like a slow poison, which is injected in you on daily basis, until you have a break down and you surrender and quit or start living in a ghetto surviving on small business or welfare payments. That's what white Anglo's have done to the indigenous people for last 200 years so that they become good for nothing and they are continuing with their racist agenda against new immigrants. Now don't blame an Asian or a dark person, for changing their appearance, as it is just a protective mechanism to be more acceptable and part of mainstream society.
aww poor little boy. You have to blame everyone else for your own laziness and stupidity. You cant admit that the reason you suck is down to you. Nobody cares about your online whinges, you are just wasting your own time but who cares about that, your time is worth nothing.

“REFUSE ALL IMITATIONS!!”

Since: Jan 11

Sydney, Australia

#13 Dec 5, 2013
Change the Game wrote:
People here haven't the slighest inclination to change their 'race', dear, people do not even use the word 'race' here, even when every race can be found in plenty in India. Lighter skin is just a desirable complexion like some facial features are more desirable. THAT IS THE WHOLE IDEA OF BEAUTY anyway, it is all about physical appearence. If getting taller was feasable, men would be paying top dollar everywhere for that. So nothing to do with race or race change. Not in places like India.
If not "race change" then "Caste change". It's the same. The fact that you try to divert attention from that damning fact about your own society is dishonest. The further fact that you also try to take hateful advantage of this topic to smear whites is disgusting and hypocritical.

Don't ever bother to bleach your own skin ... your soul would never benefit.:(
Reality Bites

Wembley, Australia

#14 Dec 5, 2013
abos sniff petrol wrote:
<quoted text>aww poor little boy. You have to blame everyone else for your own laziness and stupidity. You cant admit that the reason you suck is down to you. Nobody cares about your online whinges, you are just wasting your own time but who cares about that, your time is worth nothing.
Australia is a shithole racist country and a disgrace on this planet, it should be invaded by China and Japan for good, and white should be reduced to a minority status. I see whites are too scared with Asian and darker races, that's why they are becoming much more insecure and racist. Ten years ago, we have not even heard of these surgeries and procedure to change your race, but as racism is becoming more virulent and severe, people are adopting drastic steps for better future for their kids. What are the career choices for an Asian kid?? very limited, whites are sitting there to gobble everything as they are greedy bastards, who doesn't believe in fair go, equality and justice for all

“REFUSE ALL IMITATIONS!!”

Since: Jan 11

Sydney, Australia

#15 Dec 5, 2013
Honest wrote:
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In Australia race is most important factor which can change the game for you that's why Asian with fair complexion even whiter than whites are most successful. While brown skin Asian with mongoloid features, are again discriminated more. This happens from very beginning of Child's life from Pre-school, continues throughout his/her career and continues till the last day on Australian soil or if he/she dies. Most Asian land up with good jobs and careers, if they have Christian name, fair complexion, Australian accent and schooling, and Australian way of thinking. Even WOGS aka Greeks, Croats and Italians shave their black hair to prevent them becoming a target of bullying at workplace and unnecessary harassment.
Just by having eye stitching surgery they can save themselves lifetime of bullying, harassment and better social acceptance, which means better career and lucrative job prospects. I have seen on several occasions that Asian children are targeted and abused on public transport, and asked to vacate seats for white travelers, but white children are seldom abused. Almost all top jobs go to whites by default despite there is no dearth of talent in 15% ethnic community, which consists of all other ethnic minorities. Asian and wogs are still in a better situation, and are considered ideal minority by some. The darker person suffer much more abuse on daily basis, so many of bogan and redneck whites come and abuse many healthcare professionals, who are nurses, doctors, and in allied health until they quit their jobs and look for better job opportunities elsewhere.
Racism is rampant in Australia, and its more dangerous than physical violence, it is like a slow poison, which is injected in you on daily basis, until you have a break down and you surrender and quit or start living in a ghetto surviving on small business or welfare payments. That's what white Anglo's have done to the indigenous people for last 200 years so that they become good for nothing and they are continuing with their racist agenda against new immigrants. Now don't blame an Asian or a dark person, for changing their appearance, as it is just a protective mechanism to be more acceptable and part of mainstream society.
When you've stamped out "rampant racism" in Australia, turn your attention to stamping it out in every other country too. Because it thrives throughout the world.

You're going to be a busy little campaigner, aren't you! Your life's destiny awaits you.

“REFUSE ALL IMITATIONS!!”

Since: Jan 11

Sydney, Australia

#16 Dec 5, 2013
Reality Bites wrote:
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Australia is a shithole racist country and a disgrace on this planet, it should be invaded by China and Japan for good, and white should be reduced to a minority status. I see whites are too scared with Asian and darker races, that's why they are becoming much more insecure and racist. Ten years ago, we have not even heard of these surgeries and procedure to change your race, but as racism is becoming more virulent and severe, people are adopting drastic steps for better future for their kids. What are the career choices for an Asian kid?? very limited, whites are sitting there to gobble everything as they are greedy bastards, who doesn't believe in fair go, equality and justice for all
My racial background is Anglo-European. There ... I've told you my background.

Will you now return the same courtesy and tell me your own racial background?
Reality Bites

Wembley, Australia

#17 Dec 5, 2013
TBA wrote:
Asian skin creams have bleaching properties.
Most asians and indians wish to be white.
Many people wish to have a fair complexion, which doesn't imply they wanna be like whites. Being a white person come with lot of baggage, moral and ethical corruption, evil and cruel mentality, and a culture which is so absurd, insane and selfish. It's not everybody cup of tea, mate!! LOL
abos sniff petrol

Chita, Russia

#18 Dec 5, 2013
Reality Bites wrote:
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Many people wish to have a fair complexion, which doesn't imply they wanna be like whites. Being a white person come with lot of baggage, moral and ethical corruption, evil and cruel mentality, and a culture which is so absurd, insane and selfish. It's not everybody cup of tea, mate!! LOL
Funny how you claim to hate Australia so much but you can bring yourself to leave can you. You know that no other nation will pay you to sit on your useless arse and complain about everything being racist. You know perfectly well that Asian countries would not put up with you, they would just let you starve just like we should do with you in Australia.
Reality Bites

Wembley, Australia

#19 Dec 5, 2013
TBA wrote:
Asian skin creams have bleaching properties.
Most asians and indians wish to be white.
Just apply a bit of makeup on your face to look like a dark person, and go out and see how people attitude will change, than you will understand that racism sucks in this country, you will get lot of frown on white faces, many will show their displeasure with body language.

They actually did to a South Asian girl in a BBC documentary in the UK, when after make up she looked more like a white girl, people treated her nicely, offered tea and snacks, when she door knocked in a predominantly white neighborhood. When she looked more like South Asian she was abused by the locals and asked to "go away", and greeted with racial slurs like "Paki" and "raghead" etc. Now this is Anglo racism, and we all get used to it and develop racist attitudes, all ethnic minorities pick up racist attitudes, from majority white community, as they see how they treat people differently with different skin colors, they tend to treat people the same way.
TBA

Gymea Bay, Australia

#20 Dec 5, 2013
Honest wrote:
<quoted text>
In Australia race is most important factor which can change the game for you that's why Asian with fair complexion even whiter than whites are most successful. While brown skin Asian with mongoloid features, are again discriminated more. This happens from very beginning of Child's life from Pre-school, continues throughout his/her career and continues till the last day on Australian soil or if he/she dies. Most Asian land up with good jobs and careers, if they have Christian name, fair complexion, Australian accent and schooling, and Australian way of thinking. Even WOGS aka Greeks, Croats and Italians shave their black hair to prevent them becoming a target of bullying at workplace and unnecessary harassment.
Just by having eye stitching surgery they can save themselves lifetime of bullying, harassment and better social acceptance, which means better career and lucrative job prospects. I have seen on several occasions that Asian children are targeted and abused on public transport, and asked to vacate seats for white travelers, but white children are seldom abused. Almost all top jobs go to whites by default despite there is no dearth of talent in 15% ethnic community, which consists of all other ethnic minorities. Asian and wogs are still in a better situation, and are considered ideal minority by some. The darker person suffer much more abuse on daily basis, so many of bogan and redneck whites come and abuse many healthcare professionals, who are nurses, doctors, and in allied health until they quit their jobs and look for better job opportunities elsewhere.
Racism is rampant in Australia, and its more dangerous than physical violence, it is like a slow poison, which is injected in you on daily basis, until you have a break down and you surrender and quit or start living in a ghetto surviving on small business or welfare payments. That's what white Anglo's have done to the indigenous people for last 200 years so that they become good for nothing and they are continuing with their racist agenda against new immigrants. Now don't blame an Asian or a dark person, for changing their appearance, as it is just a protective mechanism to be more acceptable and part of mainstream society.
Your precious theory about aussie racism doesn't explain why 20% of korean girls in korea get plastic surgery to modify their mongoloid features. Perhaps koreans also prefer more western looking girls?

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Where The Wild Things Grow

#21 Dec 5, 2013
TBA wrote:
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Your precious theory about aussie racism doesn't explain why 20% of korean girls in korea get plastic surgery to modify their mongoloid features. Perhaps koreans also prefer more western looking girls?
That's it - these women are not having surgery in order to 'fit in' with 'white society', they are doing it because other Koreans prefer this look - it's ridiculous, being discriminated against on the basis of their race, by their own race. Unbelievable.

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