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Adopting an African 2012-02-09 02:34:35 Reply

I know it's stereotypical for celebrities to adopt children from third-world countries, but I've recently done this and I'm not particularly rich or famous.

I'm from an average upper-middle-class home myself and my fiancee Jinjoo Lee is from a pretty wealthy family (her father Pil Song Lee is CEO of Hosan frozen foods), but it's not like we live lavishly, just comfortably enough to where I think we can afford an adopted child.

Anyways, I've always joked about other cultures and being a racist/fascist, even when I feel more connected to black culture than anything else (I rarely listen to music outside of hip-hop). I'm thinking this is the right move for me to truly move away from my "rebellious" act from my late teen years. I will try to be a fully-functional adult in society and accept my true multicultural/multiracial identity.

Here's a photo of our newly adopted child. He is from Ghana and I named him Sekhem.

I know the BBS is always full of "trolls" (a loosely-used term that I've always loathed), but tell me what you think. Are you "proud" of the new Sekhem (me) who has finally accepted himself?

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Response to Adopting an African 2012-02-09 02:35:51 Reply

I'm gonna adopt an Asian boy and name him Squinty


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Response to Adopting an African 2012-02-09 02:38:43 Reply

Time to break the new boy in.

But seriously though, that's pretty fucking cool of you.

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Response to Adopting an African 2012-02-09 02:39:10 Reply

Im proud of you! But for real, Im also planning to adopt a child when I come to age. Especially a Native Mexican, the tribes are really poor and most of the kids or parent-less. You did a good job Op.

Now teach him about cockjokes.

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Response to Adopting an African 2012-02-09 02:42:27 Reply

At 4 minutes ago, dread2760 wrote: She has a black eye, has someone been beating her?

I think that's just a shadow.

Though I could be wrong.

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Response to Adopting an African 2012-02-09 02:52:48 Reply

What's the point in trolling at this? You just made a first step in making the world a better place.


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Response to Adopting an African 2012-02-09 03:17:24 Reply

At 11 minutes ago, Crazy-Pigeon wrote: You just made a first step in making the world a better place.

I hope so. I honestly don't know that much about REAL African culture outside of Egypt (hence the name Sekhem). An interesting note on the etymology of the word Sekhem: "khem" originally meant Egypt and it's where words like Alchemy, Chemistry etc. came from (Greek - Khemia). I had been using it as a username for nearly a decade now (I always just thought it was a cool occult term and nickname of Osiris from the Pyramid Texts I liked when I was teenager) and never really knew the exact etymology, but I'm proud to name my child Sekhem.

I know I will raise him in accordance with what I see as "right", but I'm just worried he's not going to get an authentic upbringing and have a strange personal ethnic identity because of his "parents" (Me -- an Irish-American, and Jinjoo -- a South Korean expat; we're both Catholic). There are people who think this is unimportant, but it has been consistently shown that those with a strong sense of ethnic identity are more likely to be successful.

Anyone have an experience with multiracial parents/children? I'm truly wondering where to find good info on this problem.


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Response to Adopting an African 2012-02-09 09:30:36 Reply

I don't know what is worse, your trolling attempt or the fact that you actually typed all that for a troll post.


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Response to Adopting an African 2012-02-09 09:32:49 Reply

At 6 hours ago, dread2760 wrote: She has a black eye, has someone been beating her?

so does he LOL


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Response to Adopting an African 2012-02-09 09:48:07 Reply

Did you already teach him how to jack stereos from cars or slang dope?

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Response to Adopting an African 2012-02-09 09:55:38 Reply

well at least in a few years he will be able to sex you non-stop you know how africans have an effect on tiny asian woman

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Response to Adopting an African 2012-02-09 10:33:38 Reply

Forget African babies, Mexican babies are where it's at.

I'mma name mine Juan.


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Response to Adopting an African 2012-02-09 11:21:25 Reply

At 45 minutes ago, Ryanson wrote: Forget African babies, Mexican babies are where it's at.

I'mma name mine Juan.

African babies, mexican babies? What a bunch of faggots. I can't believe you retards wouldn't just get a white baby which deserves priority over brown people.

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Response to Adopting an African 2012-02-09 11:50:16 Reply

At 2 hours ago, Zachary wrote: I don't know what is worse, your trolling attempt or the fact that you actually typed all that for a troll post.

What, in anything I typed, made you think I'm trying to "troll"? I can show you the adoption papers I signed in Oklahoma City if you want (I live in Stillwater, Oklahoma currently). It was actually a fairly quick and painless process. The main problem was signing all of these international papers and having to meet a certain financial level of stability (I just BARELY made it and I consider myself fairly well off).


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Response to Adopting an African 2012-02-09 12:10:45 Reply

At 1 hour ago, Ryanson wrote: Forget African babies, Mexican babies are where it's at.

I'mma name mine Juan.

fuck that its all about chinese babies, when they grow up they will get great jobs and give a place to retire because there asian, and if they fail at that they can be used as a cheap labor working 60 hours a week.

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Response to Adopting an African 2012-02-09 12:37:30 Reply

Racist AND a facist?

perfect father material there.

joking, what teen isnt facist or racist. Its good to see you adopted a child as their many who deserve adoption.


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Response to Adopting an African 2012-02-09 12:44:45 Reply

Why not adopt from america? there are children here too ya know?


I'm a single father and a multimillionaire.

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Response to Adopting an African 2012-02-09 19:19:24 Reply

SKHM, even though I know we've butted heads before, I'd like to congratulate you. Yes, I'd like to congratulate you on your move towards racial open-mindedness -- your bold step into the realm of tolerance -- your courageous, head-first dive into the waters of equality for all people and inner serenity. SKHM, I'd like to welcome you, and little Sekhem too :), to the wonderful land of diversity and acceptance!

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Response to Adopting an African 2012-02-09 19:22:31 Reply

At 6 hours ago, MiloBased wrote: Why not adopt from america? there are children here too ya know?

This ^ ^ ^

Didn't we already bring enough brown people over?


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Response to Adopting an African 2012-02-09 19:29:54 Reply

I feel very confused, should I be taking this thread seriously?


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Response to Adopting an African 2012-02-09 19:31:26 Reply

What's so nice of you! Very few people have what it takes to raise a child that is not their own, but I have confidence that you will make a good parent.


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Response to Adopting an African 2012-02-09 19:52:50 Reply

At 28 minutes ago, Piggler wrote:
At 6 hours ago, MiloBased wrote: Why not adopt from america? there are children here too ya know?

Does it matter?


This ^ ^ ^

Didn't we already abducted enough brown people over?

Fix'd also why does it even matter?


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Response to Adopting an African 2012-02-09 19:58:38 Reply

At 3 minutes ago, II2none wrote:
At 28 minutes ago, Piggler wrote:
At 6 hours ago, MiloBased wrote: Why not adopt from america? there are children here too ya know?
Does it matter?

Yes.

Didn't we already abducted enough brown people over?
Fix'd

Too bad it's gramatically incorrect.


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Response to Adopting an African 2012-02-09 20:04:23 Reply

You're joking, right? That's really your brother or nephew and you're really not that stupid, right?


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Response to Adopting an African 2012-02-09 20:06:58 Reply

At 16 hours ago, SKHM wrote:
At 11 minutes ago, Crazy-Pigeon wrote: You just made a first step in making the world a better place.
I hope so. I honestly don't know that much about REAL African culture outside of Egypt (hence the name Sekhem). An interesting note on the etymology of the word Sekhem: "khem" originally meant Egypt and it's where words like Alchemy, Chemistry etc. came from (Greek - Khemia). I had been using it as a username for nearly a decade now (I always just thought it was a cool occult term and nickname of Osiris from the Pyramid Texts I liked when I was teenager) and never really knew the exact etymology, but I'm proud to name my child Sekhem.

You're an idiot.

Khem is not what the Ancient Egyptians used to refer to their country. It's KMT (Kemet), meaning Black Land. And no not black land because the people there were goddamn spooks, like every other black nationalist piece of shit is so fond of doing. Don't be ridiculous. It refers to the fertile soil on the banks of the Nile.

Furthermore, the etymology of the word 'Chemistry' is heavily argued over, just like every other word. Some say it's Greek in origin, maybe Arabic, others Egyptian, some times Persian, but to simply wave it off as Egyptian is ignorance. It is a word in the English language, hence it is an English word. Treat it like one and stop giving it special status because (gasp) black people invented it. (note: the ancient Egyptians were not black)

And naming your child after something you don't even know about demonstrates ignorance and lack of historical understanding. You're like black people who name their kids Shaka, not knowing that Shaka means intestinal worm and was used to denote that he, the historical figure, was an unwanted child.

Get your facts straight, dumbass. I hope your white guilt-ridden ass gets robbed by the very son you adopted.


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Response to Adopting an African 2012-02-09 20:07:11 Reply

At 4 minutes ago, Piggler wrote:
Yes.

Then why don't YOU do something about it It's SKHM's choice not yours.

Too bad it's gramatically incorrect.

So? This ain't English class. Also your weak comeback fails for spelling grammatically wrong.


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Response to Adopting an African 2012-02-09 20:10:01 Reply

At 1 minute ago, Odio wrote: Get your facts straight, dumbass. I hope your white guilt-ridden ass gets robbed by the very son you adopted.

This.


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Response to Adopting an African 2012-02-09 20:28:28 Reply

At 28 minutes ago, Piggler wrote:
At 3 minutes ago, II2none wrote:
At 28 minutes ago, Piggler wrote:
At 6 hours ago, MiloBased wrote: Why not adopt from america? there are children here too ya know?
Does it matter?
Yes.

Saying "there's children in America too!" just proves even more that it doesn't matter where you adopt your children from.

So no, it doesn't fucking matter.

But to the OP, I have a really hard time believing that you're being serious.

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Response to Adopting an African 2012-02-09 20:31:14 Reply

At 21 minutes ago, Odio wrote:

(note: the ancient Egyptians were not black)

So what were the ancient Egyptians? White?


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Response to Adopting an African 2012-02-09 20:37:16 Reply

At 4 minutes ago, ClickToPlay wrote:
At 21 minutes ago, Odio wrote:
(note: the ancient Egyptians were not black)

So what were the ancient Egyptians? White?

They probably had very dark skin, but they weren't the same race as the people that we call "black" now.