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Melissa Green
Professor Cabbage
REL.330 Christian Morality
16 August 2012

“Can We All Just Get Along?”

Racism is defined as: A belief or doctrine that inherent differences among the various human races determines cultural or individual achievement, usually involving the idea that one’s race is superior and has the right to rule others hatred or intolerance of another race or other races (The Random House Dictionary of the English Language Second Edition 1987). Racism is also like a deadly disease once it enters into your system it starts to rapidly decay your body. Your mind will wonder about the many negative differences that separate you from all other races and the process of hate and superiority enters the mind. You crave more and more dislike towards others that are unlike you and the mind forms a bond with your internal hatred and you then begin to consider ways of separating yourself from people that don’t have the same type of skin color as you, hair texture as you, don’t talk and walk like you, their cultural values and heritage is not like yours and your mind becomes stronger with every detail that divides you from other races. Once your mind is bonded to the physical differences of other races your heart starts to harden and you build up animosity inside you. This hostility makes you change from the person that you once were your temper becomes short, your very aggressive and the built up tension that you have explodes and your mind and body react together and release that anger and hatred on an innocent victim. Even though you may feel satisfaction from hurting someone, your mental state is unstable and your decaying body rots away any morality that was left. You are stimulated from the hate crime that you’ve done and in a sense you have received temporary pleasure from the harm that you have inflicted on someone else. You may even surround yourself around other people that believe the same way that you do, you rant and taunt and use...

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