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Asian, Berenstain Bears, and Love: BerensTein Bears ith By Mike Berenstein <p><a href="https://johnis1.tumblr.com/post/175596592490/libertarirynn-batter-sempai-libertarirynn" class="tumblr_blog">johnis1</a>:</p> <blockquote><p><a href="https://libertarirynn.tumblr.com/post/175594828949/batter-sempai-libertarirynn" class="tumblr_blog">libertarirynn</a>:</p> <blockquote><p><a href="http://batter-sempai.tumblr.com/post/175594710313/libertarirynn-hairlesscatnamed-ugly-mr" class="tumblr_blog">batter-sempai</a>:</p> <blockquote><p><a href="https://libertarirynn.tumblr.com/post/175594586939/hairlesscatnamed-ugly-mr-berenstein-is-a" class="tumblr_blog">libertarirynn</a>:</p> <blockquote><p><a href="https://hairlesscatnamed-ugly.tumblr.com/post/175574810865/mr-berenstein-is-a-veteran" class="tumblr_blog">hairlesscatnamed-ugly</a>:</p> <blockquote><p>Mr Berenstein,,, is a veteran??</p></blockquote> <p>OK so Papa Bear is a veteran, first book was published in 1962 during the midst of conflict in Vietnam, and at some point, this cover happened: </p><figure class="tmblr-full" data-orig-height="1264" data-orig-width="1280"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/4694b7d5a81ed7bec15fa8db68c68a3f/tumblr_inline_pbfcepxmS41rw09tq_500.jpg" data-orig-height="1264" data-orig-width="1280"/></figure><p>Conclusion: Papa bear is a racist toward their new Asian panda neighbors because he served in the Vietnam War. Thank you for coming to my Ted talk.</p></blockquote> <p>I wanted to say “But pandas aren’t from Vietnam” but then I remembered that a lot of racists see all of us Asians as one singular race, so it makes sense.</p><p>I’m mostly impressed that The Berenstain Bears tackled the issues of racism. </p></blockquote> <p>Actually pandas did used to live in Vietnam before they started going extinct. I did more research for this post than I care to admit.</p></blockquote> <p>… Didn’t Papa Bear also learn to come to respect the Pandas?</p><p>Love how people totally forgot that or just didn’t plain read the book.</p></blockquote> <p>I didn’t forget that? Nothing that I said had anything to do with the conclusion of the book. Obviously at the end he comes to accept them, that’s not exactly a plot twist.</p>
Asian, Berenstain Bears, and Love: BerensTein Bears
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<blockquote><p>Mr Berenstein,,, is a veteran??</p></blockquote>

<p>OK so Papa Bear is a veteran, first book was published in 1962 during the midst of conflict in Vietnam, and at some point, this cover happened: </p><figure class="tmblr-full" data-orig-height="1264" data-orig-width="1280"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/4694b7d5a81ed7bec15fa8db68c68a3f/tumblr_inline_pbfcepxmS41rw09tq_500.jpg" data-orig-height="1264" data-orig-width="1280"/></figure><p>Conclusion: Papa bear is a racist toward their new Asian panda neighbors because he served in the Vietnam War. Thank you for coming to my Ted talk.</p></blockquote>

<p>I wanted to say “But pandas aren’t from Vietnam” but then I remembered that a lot of racists see all of us Asians as one singular race, so it makes sense.</p><p>I’m mostly impressed that The Berenstain Bears tackled the issues of racism. </p></blockquote>

<p>Actually pandas did used to live in Vietnam before they started going extinct. I did more research for this post than I care to admit.</p></blockquote>

<p>… Didn’t Papa Bear also learn to come to respect the Pandas?</p><p>Love how people totally forgot that or just didn’t plain read the book.</p></blockquote>

<p>I didn’t forget that? Nothing that I said had anything to do with the conclusion of the book. Obviously at the end he comes to accept them, that’s not exactly a plot twist.</p>

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Asian, College, and Definitely: Muna Mire e} @Muna_Mire Civility is also white anglo culture I have never met a polite African or a Jew that insisted on manners over urgency so. Stop forcing WASP culture on us Imao 8:14 AM 26 Jun 18 159 Retweets 1,043 Likes <p><a href="https://libertarirynn.tumblr.com/post/175495020329/celticpyro-kamiyu910-1r3l4nd13" class="tumblr_blog">libertarirynn</a>:</p> <blockquote><p><a href="http://celticpyro.tumblr.com/post/175494283269/kamiyu910-1r3l4nd13-kamiyu910" class="tumblr_blog">celticpyro</a>:</p><blockquote> <p><a href="https://kamiyu910.tumblr.com/post/175477693208" class="tumblr_blog">kamiyu910</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="https://1r3l4nd13.tumblr.com/post/175476517498/kamiyu910-jewishmagpie-submitted-by" class="tumblr_blog">1r3l4nd13</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="https://kamiyu910.tumblr.com/post/175476416693" class="tumblr_blog">kamiyu910</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="http://jewishmagpie.tumblr.com/post/175476011655/submitted-by-thetransgenderoffender-im-not-sure" class="tumblr_blog">jewishmagpie</a>:</p> <blockquote> <blockquote><p><i>submitted by <a class="tumblelog" href="https://tmblr.co/mCB9bcHdz-ECtEIzblSOSQA">@thetransgenderoffender</a>:</i> <a href="http://archive.is/Sr9RG">Im not sure how to unpack this</a><br/> Please help</p></blockquote> <p style="">Thanks, I want to die.</p> </blockquote> <p>wtf?</p> <p>But if white people are rude, they get called racist too, so… damned if ya do, damned if ya don’t.</p> </blockquote> <p>So it’s white to have manners? Is it English white or general white?? </p> </blockquote> <p>I don’t know. Do the Italians count as white? Compared to the Proper British stereotypes, the Italians can come off as downright rude, but also vice versa. I know some Americans consider the French rude, or the Germans, but it’s all just cultural differences. </p> <p>What is even civility anymore…</p> </blockquote> <p>Consider: different cultures have different standards of ‘manners.’ <br/></p> </blockquote><p>Also a lot of Western African cultures are known for being *extremely* hospitable and friendly and welcoming. I’m not sure what the hell this girl is on about.</p></blockquote> <p>And let’s not even talk about Asian culture where civility and respect is HUGE. At my college we used to have South Korean exchange students, and one year we had two students who were both in their 20s but one was like 24 and the other was maybe 22. Whenever decisions were made, the 22-year-old would always defer to the 24-year-old. He was the one who would decide things for both of them. Because in their culture even when it comes to peers you pay respect to those older than you. That’s a concept that’s pretty much foreign in Western culture. Definitely not an “Anglo white people” thing.</p>
Asian, College, and Definitely: Muna Mire e}
 @Muna_Mire
 Civility is also white anglo culture
 I have never met a polite African
 or a Jew that insisted on manners
 over urgency so. Stop forcing
 WASP culture on us Imao
 8:14 AM 26 Jun 18
 159 Retweets 1,043 Likes
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<p><a href="https://kamiyu910.tumblr.com/post/175476416693" class="tumblr_blog">kamiyu910</a>:</p>

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<p><a href="http://jewishmagpie.tumblr.com/post/175476011655/submitted-by-thetransgenderoffender-im-not-sure" class="tumblr_blog">jewishmagpie</a>:</p>
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<blockquote><p><i>submitted by <a class="tumblelog" href="https://tmblr.co/mCB9bcHdz-ECtEIzblSOSQA">@thetransgenderoffender</a>:</i> <a href="http://archive.is/Sr9RG">Im not sure how to unpack this</a><br/>
Please help</p></blockquote>
<p style="">Thanks, I want to die.</p>
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<p>wtf?</p>
<p>But if white people are rude, they get called racist too, so… damned if ya do, damned if ya don’t.</p>
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<p>So it’s white to have manners? Is it English white or general white?? </p>
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<p>I don’t know. Do the Italians count as white? Compared to the Proper British stereotypes, the Italians can come off as downright rude, but also vice versa. I know some Americans consider the French rude, or the Germans, but it’s all just cultural differences. </p>
<p>What is even civility anymore…</p>
</blockquote>
<p>Consider: different cultures have different standards of ‘manners.’ <br/></p>
</blockquote><p>Also a lot of Western African cultures are known for being *extremely* hospitable and friendly and welcoming. I’m not sure what the hell this girl is on about.</p></blockquote>

<p>And let’s not even talk about Asian culture where civility and respect is HUGE. At my college we used to have South Korean exchange students, and one year we had two students who were both in their 20s but one was like 24 and the other was maybe 22. Whenever decisions were made, the 22-year-old would always defer to the 24-year-old. He was the one who would decide things for both of them. Because in their culture even when it comes to peers you pay respect to those older than you. That’s a concept that’s pretty much foreign in Western culture. Definitely not an “Anglo white people” thing.</p>

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