Responding to “The Rise of the Asian American Female Troll

Hi. Thanks for your post and thoughts. I’m curious about your conclusion that a statement is not racist so long as it’s delivered (or claimed to be delivered) in a humorous and ironic fashion. I don’t believe Suey Park articulated a cogent theory behind her feeling that the statements were racist, but I don’t believe the analysis ends there for there may be other reasons to consider. Continue reading Responding to “The Rise of the Asian American Female Troll

‘Asian Penis’ Dominates Top 5 Non Sex Posts of 2015

Silence by Asian men was considered tacit agreement, an acquiescence to truth behind the racially motivated bigotry. This was error, and in my observation, caused largely by the cultural differences in masculine virtue. Boastfulness and immodesty are inconsistent with traditional notions of the ideal man in many Asian cultures.

As my mother taught me, a decent and “real man” does the right thing because it is right and seeking personal attention or notoriety is distasteful. The ideal man acts, while the lesser man talks about acting. Living in the U.S. and bridging the cultural divide is difficult, especially when another common ideal is family harmony and representing one’s house with dignity. This is something I continue to struggle with and no one in my family knows… Continue reading ‘Asian Penis’ Dominates Top 5 Non Sex Posts of 2015

The “All American” Whites Only Club

More so lately, we see the subset of Middle Eastern cultural exoticism, called Orientalism, at play. It comes from the psychological denial that European Americans could possibly be perpetrators of heinous terrorist acts. It does not come from a logical place and nowhere better do we see this than with Timothy McVey (Oklahoma City bombing) and Ted Kaczynski (The Unabomber) when the white Western world left Americans of Scots-Irish and Polish ethnic heritage unmolested. Continue reading The “All American” Whites Only Club

White America: Why Is Asian Racism So Casual & Commonplace?

How I Met Your Mother,” is now on the banned list too. I thought it was pretty good actually… but now I just feel disappointed again at being confronted again by racial mockery.

White America: why is it that anti-Asian sentiment is so strong in the U.S.?

Which other racial caste do you do this to? You won’t saw “the n word” but you’ll sport a fu manchu and use a “comical accent” to get a laugh. The post below is from 2014 but is new to me.
Continue reading White America: Why Is Asian Racism So Casual & Commonplace?