I have lived in Silicon Valley for almost 25 years so I am very familiar with the phenomenon of…
Mattie Thorn

The Rational Hindu -

  1. True,. I can’t speak for everyone, just for myself and people I know.

2. I was reporting what friends of mine have said about their experience in schools in Asian majority communities such as Cupertino. The Asian parents promote academics and see little value in allowing their children to spend too much time on non-academic activities — unless maybe it will look good on college applications, as you note.

3. Yes, I am saying that. Racism in the Asian community is very widespread, especially against African Americans and Latinos but also against whites to a lesser extent. Asian friends have admitted to me that Asians stereotype whites as dumb slackers.

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