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"the anthropologist John Bradley, a white who is a fully initiated"
do i need to argue my alteration? --126.96.36.199 11:28, 28 March 2006 (UTC)
No, but "racism" is a very strong word to be tossing around like that - especially considering that I'm white myself, and also considering that I happen to specialise in the study of the languages of the Caucasus. For me, "white" is the natural word because "Caucasian" has a completely different connotation to me, viz. someone who was born in the Caucasus. While I won't get into a revert war over this, and while I accept the Wikipedia policy of not using the term, I also stand by my original wording of "white". "Caucasian" is as inaccurate as "white" is. I might not actually be as white as a piece of paper, but I'm sure as hell not actually a proper "Caucasian" either. I draw your attention to this phrase from the page Caucasian race: The term Caucasian race is used almost exclusively in North America. Use of the term is not nearly as common in Australia, which is my homeland; here, "white" is most common, along with "European Australian". thefamouseccles 08:01, 03 Apr 2006 (UTC)
Oh, and "Caucasian" should be capitalised in the same way as "African-American" is. thefamouseccles 08:16, 03 Apr 2006 (UTC)