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But from my experience and from stories of my peers, there is as much desire for racial justice and reconciliation as there is unhelpful idolizing and fetishizing of interracial relationships and biracial friends.Below are four truths we need to understand about IRRs.
However, human beings in the world today are classified as Homo sapiens Sapiens.
Darwinian evolution was (and still is) inherently a racist philosophy, teaching that different groups or “races” of people evolved at different times and rates, so some groups are more like their ape-like ancestors than others.
The Australian Aborigines, for instance, were considered the missing links between the ape-like ancestor and the rest of mankind.1 This resulted in terrible prejudices and injustices towards the Australian Aborigines.2 The leading evolutionary spokesperson, Stephen Jay Gould, stated that “Biological arguments for racism may have been common before 1859, but they increased by orders of magnitude following the acceptance of evolutionary theory.”3 Racist attitudes fueled by evolutionary thinking were largely responsible for an African pygmy being displayed, along with an orangutan, in a cage in the Bronx zoo.4 As a result of Darwinian evolution, many people started thinking in terms of the different people groups around the world representing different “races,” but within the context of evolutionary philosophy.
In the 1800s, before Darwinian evolution was popularized, most people, when talking about “races,” would be referring to such groups as the “English race,” “Irish race,” and so on.
However, this all changed in 1859, when Charles Darwin published his book On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection or the Preservation of Favoured Races in the Struggle for Life.
Back in the 1950s and 1960s young people were encouraged to date and marry a person who was of the same race, religion, culture and socioeconomic background.
For some people “old habits die hard” and as the years pass they adhere to the same ideas and want their children to follow their example.John specifically sought out an Asian woman for a partner because "Asian women treat western men better than a white woman might".Edelisa thought a western man would be "better than a Filipino husband" because they're more responsible and provide better for their children.It is necessary to ask yourself how important it is to you for your family to accept your date.While some of your loved ones may be okay with your bi-racial relationship, others may say they are but they then will act uncomfortable when you bring your date home and they may find themselves making comments that are inappropriate.John and Edelisa met on a dating site called Filipino Cupid.