Racism Is Natural

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What gives a person the right to hate another person(s) just because they are not the same color? People think that since they are a different color, that they are different and deficient people. Some people think racism is just natural and people are born with it, but others may think that they have learned it from family and others in their life, or even a combination of both. People are racist because of what they have been taught, not because they were born that way.
People think racism comes natural to them and that they are born with it. For instance, Studies have found that “when whites see black faces there is increased activity in the amygdala, a brain structure associated with emotion and, specifically, with the detection of threats”
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Learned racism over time is dominate because of the most reliable scientific studies of how people are racist by learning from nature. For instance, Robert Wright from the study of health explains that “It's not as if the human lineage could have plausibly developed, by evolutionary adaptation, an instinctive reaction to members of different races” (“That Racism Isn’t Natural”). Being racist could not of just natural developed in someone's brain when their are born. For example, American educators generally believe that children are “Mostly unaware of racial categories or racism, until they are taught to think and act consciously in ways that reproduce race” (Marable). Others studies have also found that “when whites see black faces there is increased activity in the amygdala, a brain structure associated with emotion and, specifically, with the detection of threats” (“Is Racism Natural”). Racism is not a combination of both learned and natural. What makes someone racist is either the fact that they are born natural to it or they have learned throughout their lives. Learned racism is the best reason for what makes people racist because of all the scientific studies with evidence. Furthermore, Studies show that “you can place two babies, of different color, in a room with toys and they have no problems playing with one another. They learn these racial behaviors from parents, friends, relatives, tv, etc” (“Is Racism Natural”). Racism could not have just developed but by modification, an impulsive backlash is created by different races or groups. Even though there is not enough evidence of natural and combination of natural and learned, learned by itself proves that that is why people are racist against certain races and

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