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by mic » Sat Sep 23, 2017 10:20 pm

I heard a statistic that, in twenty years of so, the US would be primarily mixed race. What’s wrong with that? What do they think is so important about racial purity? Is there any scientific basis?

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by lex-man » Sat Sep 23, 2017 10:26 pm

mic wrote:I heard a statistic that, in twenty years of so, the US would be primarily mixed race. What’s wrong with that? What do they think is so important about racial purity? Is there any scientific basis?


I don't believe there is. They only make up three percent of the US population and most people date inside there race with people who date outside it being the minority. White people in the US will probably become a small over all percentage of the US but in total numbers the white population will still grow.

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by Moggy » Sat Sep 23, 2017 11:00 pm

mic wrote:I heard a statistic that, in twenty years of so, the US would be primarily mixed race. What’s wrong with that? What do they think is so important about racial purity? Is there any scientific basis?


In 2010 the US was just over 72% white.

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Race_an ... ted_States

There’s no possible way that in 20 or so years they’ll be mostly mixed race. The white percentage will likely drop but whites will remain the biggest ethnic group for the foreseeable future.

There’d be nothing wrong with mixed race being the majority of course. Racial “purity” is a load of bollocks.

Racists have been spouting the “whites will be a minority!” bullshit for years. It frightens them and they think it’ll frighten others into going along with them. They’re wrong (in every way!) but idiots will always fall for it.

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by Alvin Flummux » Sun Sep 24, 2017 1:09 am

Caucasians may be a technical minority shortly after the mid-century mark, if things keep going as they have been - the Hispanic population is blowing up, etc. I don't particularly care, TBH. It'll probably mean a more racially diverse presidency, which should prove interesting on issues like race, immigration, disenfranchisement, the courts etc. Just because the 2010 census says one thing, that doesn't mean the 2050 census will strongly resemble it.

538's take:

The United States is changing rapidly. The oldest baby boomers are into their retirement years, and the median age of the U.S. population is climbing. At the same time, each generation is more racially and ethnically diverse than the previous one. For the foreseeable future, the U.S. will grow older, more Hispanic and more Asian. But why wait — where can we go now to see what the U.S. will look like in future decades?

The place to see the future is Las Vegas, whose demographics today look most like what the U.S. overall will look like in 2060.

The latest population estimates for every county in the U.S., released Thursday by the Census Bureau, confirm this. The figures — which include breakdowns by age, race and ethnicity — provide a snapshot of what the U.S. looked like in 2016. But they also provide a glimpse of the future: By combining this new data with previously released population projections, also from the Census Bureau, we can identify the places in 2016 that looked the most like the America of the future.


More at the link: https://fivethirtyeight.com/features/40 ... las-vegas/

Jupiter is in your sun sign this week, making it pretty crowded in there, what with Jupiter being the largest of the planets and all.

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