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Horizontal and vertical racism


Racism is defined as hatred or fear directed against a person on the basis of his or her origin or skin color. Despite the simplicity of this definition, it is difficult to understand the inability of certain so-called progressive currents to recognize all forms of racism, in particular that directed against people of European origin, known as white. The mental…


What is racism?


There are at least two approaches when it comes to defining racism. The first one is believing in the existence of races within mankind, the second is believing the superiority of some races compared to others. Obviously, the second definition requires the acceptation of the first one. However, someone who believes in the existence of races doesn’t necessarily believe that some are superior…