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    Quote Originally Posted by solidops:
    There's NOTHING in the article that says the two Hong Kongers sold drugs because they were racist against Australians/intolerant of the locals. Did you even read the post? Are you following the discussion? Or did you forget to take a hit this morning, bro?

    But if you want to be a smartass (who failed to prove anything) and play the "I can't argue so let me just link something that looks like it could refute a very small part of this guy's argument", I can play this game ALL day. While still pertaining to the discussion. And can refute your entire argument too.

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/First_Opium_War
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Second_Opium_War

    Do you want more?

    There is little to no proof of Hong Kong's intolerance. Hong Kong & China however, are living PROOF of the English's intolerance.

    A quote from Karl Marx regarding the English Opium War
    ``It would seem as though history had first to make this whole people drunk before it could rouse them out of their hereditary stupidity.''

    Marx even argued that the Chinese had a disposition for opium:

    ``The Chinese, it is true, are no more likely to renounce the use of opium than are the Germans to forswear tobacco.''

    Wow! Look at the amount of tolerance! Power overwhelming!!~

    2 little guys dealing meth? HA! How cute! It's like a lemonade stand...but for adults!



    How can you "literally knock out" an argument? You're just dumb.
    You mad bro?

    I am very familiar with the Opium Wars. I don't think the British and Parsees imported opium out of hate for the Chinese. It served a purpose and helped them acquire land and wealth.

    I'm sure the HKers in Australia were importing meth to resell out of the goodness of their hearts, while respecting the locals and even the aboriginals. 70L of meth does not equate to a lemonade stand...that's an enormous quantity.

    Oh, and for the just two guys thing...tip of the iceberg my friend.

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/a...lian-drug-bust
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    Quote Originally Posted by LegalizeHK:
    You mad bro?

    I am very familiar with the Opium Wars. I don't think the British and Parsees imported opium out of hate for the Chinese. It served a purpose and helped them acquire land and wealth.

    I'm sure the HKers in Australia were importing meth to resell out of the goodness of their hearts. 70L of meth does not equate to a lemonade stand...that's an enormous quantity.

    Oh, and for the just two guys thing...tip of the iceberg my friend.

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/a...lian-drug-bust
    They imported opium into CN out of pure cold blooded greed and also because their colony in India was not producing enough silver to pay for the Chinese exports, so opium was used as a barter currency. Wealth for sure, land is more an afterthought

    Not sure it's right to speculate the HKers are just "tip of the iceberg" if there isn't enough evidence (haven't read the scmp article)

    I think drug dealing of any kind is not cool however big or small. My only exception is marijuana which is less harmful than alcohol (generally, but some individuals may react differently)...."...ooh baby I love your way...."
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    The germans beat the british in ww2? That's an interesting interpretation. Are you perhaps confusing britain and france?

    As for no racism because of colonial rule, do you think gweilo and hak gwei are terms of endearment?


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    Southern China is where a large portion of the world's meth is produced today, and an astonishing amount has been smuggled into Australia by HKers (the article is about how HK may be a hub for meth smuggling into Oz). I'm pretty sure the smugglers' motive is cold blooded greed too.

    Meth can be horrendously damaging for sure, and it's becoming more widespread worldwide.

    Interesting, if not somewhat biased, blog post on the role Parsis played in the opium trade.

    http://ajitvadakayil.blogspot.hk/201...capt-ajit.html

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    Quote Originally Posted by LegalizeHK:
    Southern China is where a large portion of the world's meth is produced today, and an astonishing amount has been smuggled into Australia by HKers (the article is about how HK may be a hub for meth smuggling into Oz). I'm pretty sure the smugglers' motive is cold blooded greed too.

    Meth can be horrendously damaging for sure, and it's becoming more widespread worldwide.

    Interesting, if not somewhat biased, blog post on the role Parsis played in the opium trade.

    http://ajitvadakayil.blogspot.hk/201...capt-ajit.html
    The writing from the link makes an easy and quick read given the crisp language used but still need to sudy teh underlying sources given its blog nature

    However one major difference is that the wholesale of opium to Qing China was state-sponsored (by BE), while this illicit drug smuggling case is less likely to be state-sponsored. Fair takeaway?

    Seems interesting how we've shifted from "HK is racist" to drugs though there's somewhat a collorary, albeit not a material one re contemporary state of racism in HK

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    Quote Originally Posted by asianexpatinhk:
    Also agree that colonialism has a lasting impact. One of which is the worship of the white race as shown by the contemporary notion of beauty.
    Is that so? I thought being dark skinned means you are perceived as a peasant working in the fields the whole day while those being fairer are the rich staying indoors, hence why many Asians prefer a 'whiter' look.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Raccon:
    Is that so? I thought being dark skinned means you are perceived as a peasant working in the fields the whole day while those being fairer are the rich staying indoors, hence why many Asians prefer a 'whiter' look.
    Your pt is also true I think

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    Quote Originally Posted by Raccon:
    Is that so? I thought being dark skinned means you are perceived as a peasant working in the fields the whole day while those being fairer are the rich staying indoors, hence why many Asians prefer a 'whiter' look.
    It's this and also the darker skin countries are perceived as less successful (economically, militarily etc) than white skin countries so they want to emulate white culture.
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    People always discriminate when they have power and money...


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    Actually it's often the ones without the power that feel the need to discriminate: they want someone to look down on because it makes them feel better about themselves. People with money and power get to look down on *everybody*.

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