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ByRakshaKumar

Published:July21,2012

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Theadthatgottheactivistsandsocialcommentatorsupinarmswastheoneonvaginalfairness.DESIGN:ERUMSHAIKH
WhileIsatlazingoneSundaymorning,Ireceivedafranticphonecallfromafriend,

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Mynaani(maternalgrandmother)thinksIwillneverbemarried!sheyelled.
ShesaysIam28yearsoldanddark!sheexclaimed.

Fairnesswascentraltothelivesofouroldergenerations(Ikeepaskingwhythatwas,tonoanswers!).Evenlongbeforethe
Britisharrivedinthesubcontinent,thefaireramongtheIndianswerewellreceivedinsocialsettingsandmarriagemarkets.I
remembermygrandmotherreferringtohergrandmotherasbeingaswhiteassnow(andhencebeingimmenselybeautiful).
Therefore,thesubcontinenthasalwaysbeenaneasytargetforbigcosmeticfirmsastheycanfurtheranexistingculturalbiasand
lureprospectivecustomersintobuyingfairnessproducts.AdvertisementsinSriLanka,BangladeshandPakistancomparelittleto
thehugefairnessmarketthatIndiaseemstoposses.
TherehavebeenseveralcommercialsinIndia,overthedecades,whichhavespokenabouthowyoungmendesirewomenwhoare
fair,andhowfairnessinwomenisapreconditiontosuccess.However,theadthatgottheactivistsandsocialcommentatorsup
inarmswastheoneonvaginalfairness.

TheadhitthescreensearlyMarch,buttheshockanddistressthatitcausedtobloggersandcolumnistsalikeissuchthatthe
matterisstillkeptaliveontheblogosphereandtwitter.Addinginsulttoinjury,theadmakerjustifieditinoneofhiscolumnsfor
apopularweekly:
TheonlyreasonIcanofferforwhypeoplelikefairness,isthis:ifyouhavetwobeautifulgirls,oneofthemfair
andtheotherdark,youseethefairgirlsfeaturesmoreclearly.Thisisbecausehercomplexionreflectsmorelight.

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WhyamIstillnotangrywithhim?
Iunderstandthepsychologyofacapitalisticsocietywhichthrivesonsellinguselessproductstothemasses.Suchadsholdupa
mirrortooursociety,theadmanandthelikeareonlyfeedingonthefodderthatthesocietyprovidesthemwith.Our
responsibilityasagenerationthathasinheritedadeeprootedbias,istoensurethatcolouroftheskinbecomesnothingmore
thanthatthecolouroftheskin,abiologicalfactorthatdiffersfromracetorace.Theminutewelinkitwithsocietalstructures
likecasteandclass,bifurcationsofsuperiorityandinferiorityseepin.
WhileIwasastudentinNewYork,duringourusualcoffeetabletalks,awhiteAmericanfriendwhisperedintomyear,
Ihearmenthesedayswantwomenlookingfairallover!Ihavestoppedwearingabikinitothebeach!shehalf
giggled.
ThiscaughtmebysurpriseasIhadthoughtthatpeopleintheWestwantedasexylayeroftanontheirbodies.Afteralittlebitof
searchingaround,Ifound,justlikeallcapitalistconsumerproducts,virginalwhitenessisalsoaborrowedconcept.TheUShas
hadvaginalandanalwhiteningcreamsforafewyearsnow,andresearchersarenowlookingattheirpossiblehealthrisks.
DrSachinDhawan,awellknowndermatologistandbeautyconsultanttomanyleadingskinclinicsinNewDelhiandGurgaon
said,
Weneedtoknowthepropereffectofsuchproductsthatseemuselessplayingonfancynotionsofbeautyinthe
mindsofwomen.
DrJoyeetaBasu,fromSitaramBhartiaInstituteofScienceandResearch,NewDelhi,saidthelongtermeffectsofwhitening
productsarestillunclear.
Studieshavenotbeenconductedovermanyyearstostudyifthesehaveharmfuleffects,shesaid,so[they]
cannotbecondemnedconclusivelyforanytoxicityuntilproven.
ConsideringvaginalwhiteningcreamshavejustbeenintroducedinIndia,Iguess,weknowwhattoexpectnext.
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SupriyaArcot4yearsago

Whatswrongwiththis.Dowecomplainwhenfairpeopleusesuntanlotionstolookashade
darker?Weuselipstickstobrightenupourlipssowhynotfairnesscreamstobrightenup
(unmentionable)partsofouranatomy?

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SupriyaArcot4yearsago

Whywhatswrongwiththat.Itsaquestionofpersonalchoice.Whenwehavesuntanproducts
tomakeuslookdarker(orbronzer),whynotuseproductstolookafewshadeslighter.We
uselipsticktohavebrightlipssowhynotfairnessproductsforotherpartsofanatomy?

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Vikram4yearsago

Someonedeletedmycomments,Iwonderwhy?DidETaddanewmembertomanage
comments?Ithinksamepersonwentthrumyotherblogsanddeletedmorecomments.

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Nobody4yearsago

@kh:
Ilikefairskinnedmenaswell,butIdon'tthinkthat'stheissue.Theissuelieswithtoomany
southasian'sconsideringdarkskinnedpeople"ugly"orunmarriageable.Personalpreference
ofeachindividualisandshouldstillbeaccepted.

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Ammarttitude4yearsago

Wellifyou'reanindian,youWON'Tbefair..:)

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SarahB.Haider4yearsago

Morethanmen,saasumaasareobsessedwithgettingachaandsibahufortheirsonssothat
theprojenyisalsobeautiful.Imaginethesaastobecomingforarishtaandsaying"zaralarki
koinspectionkeliyebhejdein".Pathetic!!!

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BlackJack4yearsago

@Jaydeep:
Duderelax.Ifyoureadmyposts,Ihavestatedmypointswithfarlesscertaintythanyou
have,andmostofthepointsyouseemtorefutesoemotionallywerenotinmypostatall.Let's
dropitatthat.Whew!

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kh4yearsago

IlikefairskinnedwomenandIreallydon'tknowwhyanybodyelseshouldhave
anyproblemwiththat.

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NicholasSharaf4yearsago

Idon'treallyunderstandthepointofpublicizingIndianSocietyonapredominantlyPakistani
forum.

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Jaydeep4yearsago

@BlackJack:
Thearyanmigrationtheoryhasnoscientificsupport.Thereisnogeneticsupportforany
migrationinIndiaanywherecloseto1500BC.Archaeologistsunanimouslyrejectany
migrationvisibleintheHarappancivilization.Anditispracticallyimpossiblethataminiscule
no.ofpeopleenteredIndiansubcontinentinthemidstofaverypopulous&advanced
civilizationandleftnogeneticorarchaeologicaltraceyetdominatedtheoriginalpeoplein
suchawayastototallyobliterateanytraceoftheirlanguage.Rivernamesaretheleastlikely
tochange&yetallrivernamesinthenorthernhalfofIndiaarederivedfromIndoaryan
names.Howisthat?Aryanmigrationtheoryisjustwishfulthinking.Ifyoubelievelinguistic
studyprovesit,eventhereyouarewrong.Read'RigvedaandAvestaThefinalevidence'.You
willknow.Firstly,SanskritisnotthemotherofallIndoEuropeanlanguagesbutnorisitthe
motherofallIndoaryanlanguages.TherearemanywordsintheoldPrakritlanguageswhich
arenotderivedfromSanskrityettheyhaveetymologiesinotherIndoEuropeanlanguages.

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arenotderivedfromSanskrityettheyhaveetymologiesinotherIndoEuropeanlanguages.
TherearekentumlanguageslikeBangani&BurushaskiwhicharenotderivedfromVedic
SanskritbuthaveaffinitieswithotherIndoEuropeanlanguages.MoreovertheRigveda's
earliestbooksdescribeeasternIndiaandinonlythelatestportionthereisknowledgeof
westernlandslikeAfghanistanwhereIraniansdweltoriginally.TheIranainlanguageis
acknowledgedtobemuchdifferentfromVedicSanskritandtheirsimilaritiesareduetoalong
periodofcommoncoexistenceandduetocommoninheritancefromIndoEuropean.Unlike
Iranian,VedicSanskritisthemostwellpreservedofallindoEuropeanlanguages.Thisisalso
afactoragainstitsmigrationintoIndia.Also,thereisnoIndoEuropeanlanguageexcept
VedicwheretheentireknownIndoEuropeanmythologyispreserved.

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Intelektual4yearsago

Ifthereisademandthereisasupplyitnevergoestheotherwayroundatlestnotforalong
termbasis..Itsnotthecorporationsfaulttostatetheobviousandsupplywhatisdemanded.
Theirfaultislyingandexagerrating!!
Alsoitsascientificfacthowwectheworldandhowwecravebeautyashumansyoucant
changethat!!morethelightisreflectedinmonotoneorcoupledwithshadesofpinkoffaskin
thebeautifullitsgoingtolookunlessanduntilthereisastrongsocialimperitiveagainstit,itsa
fact!
Providingthesemorallyandpoliticallycorrecttheoraticalexplanationsareonlybuildinga
falsehopejustlikethefairnesscremeaddsbuildup!!Thefactis95%ofthepopulace
anywhereisgonnaJudgeubasedonurlooksandtheirstandardsofbeautywhatyouneedto
doisacceptwhouareandbuildurslfstronglywiththatselfawarnessandhopetofindagood
humanbeingpertainingto5%ofthepopulace....

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SextonBlake4yearsago

@fia:
Dearfia,Blackjackandothers,
Thishasbecomeaninterestingtopicwithpsychologicalovertones.Sillymethoughtthiswasall
todowithwhetherfemaleswithanonwhiteskinwereasattractiveaswomenwithwhiteskin.
Imustadmittheconceptofinspectingthecolourofawoman'sprivatepartshadmealittle
baffledinitially,andIhavetoconfessthatIhavenotrequestedaninspectioninthoseareas
whenattemptingtodetermineifIshouldrequirethecompanyofafemale.Obviouslythe
conceptofmale/femaleprivatepartsisrelatedtotheubiquitousnatureofthehumangenome,
andIhavealwaystakennaturesdesignofthefemaleformasagivenwithoutpondering
whethertheexternalreproductiveorgansofonewomanwereasattractiveasanother.To
makethematterreallycomplexthereadersmayhavenoticedthattheword"Bifurcation"was
used.IdonotintendtomoveintoBifurcationTheory,differentialequations,Topologically
EquivalentSystems,ortheKupkaSmaleTheorem.,becauseIdonotreallyunderstandthem
enoughtogetaclearpointacross,whichisprobablywhyMs.RakshaKumeronlybriefly
coveredBifurcation.
Movingon,mybriefstudiesofpsychologydoindicatethatthecombinationofgoodlooksina
womentogetherwithwealthdogivesomeadvantagestotheirprogeny.Takensimplisticallyit
meansthatabeautifulwomanattractsawealthyman,thechildrengrowupinahealthy
seemore

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@RAWiswar
Thanks

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amjad4yearsago

IthinkthattheskincolourobsessionismorepronouncedinIndiathaninPakistan.Whereas
IndianTVandmoviesshowabnormallyfairIndians(byIndianstandards),PakistaniTVand
mediaoftenshowdarkskinnedPakistaniactressesandmodels.Thisisnotsurprisingsincethe
majorityoftheactressesandmodelscomefromKarachiandtheIndianmigrantsthereare
darkerthannativePakistaniraces.ForexampleMariaWastiisadarkskinnedactresswhois
verysuccessfulinPakistanimedia.

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Nobody4yearsago

@WomenUnitedAgainstCheating:
Sorrytojumpintoyourconversation,butI'mconfused.Howisthisrelevanttothepostand
moretothepoint,howisitawoman'sresponsibilitytostopcheating?Thewoman(women)
whosleptwithsomeoneelse'smanalsoinvolvedamanwhoisresponsibleforhisownactions
andequallytoblame.It'severyindividual'sdutytoremainfaithful,manorwoman.Onlythe
weakblameothersfortheirownwrongdoing.

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Tariq4yearsago

wowthat'snewforme..iguessdemandcreatessupply.thiswouldhavedefinitelyinvolvedlot
ofsurveys,R&Dandmanufacturing,andnocompanyisstupidenoughtoinvestmillionsin
suchproduct.
ithinkBollywoodcanchangethisfairerskinobsessionamongindianmen.Theyshouldstart
introducingthereallifeduskyindiangirlsintheleadroles,insteadofmadeupbeauties(which
maybelessthe5percentoftheirentirepopulation).Thiswillhelpiguess,becausewhenaguy
comesoutofcinemaandlookateverysecondorthirdgirl,theyarenotwillingtolowertheir
standardforbeautywhathejustsetafterwatchingkatrina&kareena.

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WomenUnitedAgainstCheating4yearsago

@realitycheck:Dowomenalsocheatontheirmen?
Onlywomencanstopthischeatingbusiness.Womanshouldnotsleepwithsomeonewhois
married.
WomenUnitedAgainstCheating.CanstartregisteringallmarriedmenandnonMarried
men.Anywomanbeforeintimatewithamancancallatollfreephoneandgetallthe
informationonanyman
BythewayIamaman

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ParaShankara4yearsago

Ahmedullah
Iaminterestedinfurtherexploringsomeofyourthoughts.Astheywouldbeoflittleinterestto

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Iaminterestedinfurtherexploringsomeofyourthoughts.Astheywouldbeoflittleinterestto
thegeneralETreadershiphere,wouldyoubekindenoughtosharethemwithmeprivatelyat
parashankara@yahoo.com
Manythanksinadvance.

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x4yearsago

GeneticallyIhavefairskin,goodheightandfeatures,Icanhonestlysaywhilelooksmaybean
advantageforme,Iknowofmanywhoaremuchprettieranditisultimatelythepersonality,
theconversationandtheintellectwhichcanmakeapersonattractive.
Ultimatelyitdependsonindividualpriorities.Peoplewholackpersonalitywillalwayshave
shallowcriteria.
Iwaswithextremelygoodlookingboyafewyearsago,whowasnotintelligentorwellreador
interestingorwittyorsecureinhimselforinanywayhavinganattractivepersonality.needless
tosay,therelationshipfizzledoutandIlookbackonitasayouthfulmistake,duringanage
whenmostpeoplearetoofoolishtolookbeyondthesurface.
NowIwouldneedsomeonewithwhomIhavementalcompatibilityratherthanphysical
attractionwhichishollowandtemporary.

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fia4yearsago

@Blackjack,*However,asoftoday,ifyourfriendis28anddark,itseemshighlyunlikelythat
herlessthanattractiveprospectswouldhavedawnedonherwithoutwarninginthemanner
thatyoudescribe(unlessincrediblystupidcanalsobeaddedtothefeaturelist).
goodone!
Thesimplefactofthematteristhattheconceptof'allmenarecreatedequal'isfundamentally
flawed.Godhascreateddifferencesandpeoplewithfairerskinorbeautyhaveadvantagesof
higherselfimage,greaterbenefitsinsocietyandtheworld.However,thisisthesameasthe
advantagesofnaturegiventopeoplewhoarebornintorichhouseholds,higherclassof
society,havegreaterintellect,greatercharm,betterdressingsense,greaterconfidence,artistic
abilities,athleticprowess,etcetc
Therearedifferencesinnatureandratherthancribaboutemphasisonbeauty,shouldutilize
andconcentrateonyourownuniquetalentsandabilitiesandmakethemostofthem.

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BlackJack4yearsago

@Ahmedullah:
Iaminbroadagreementwithyourpostanotherexamplethatsupportsyourpointarethe
ArabicspeakingnationsandhowmanyofthemareactuallyethnicArabs(andnotBerbers/
Moors)however,therewasaculturalmigrationofthoughtandpossiblyanumberofpeople
whomanagedtosuperimposetheirideasonthenativeculture/languagewhichcouldhave
happenedinthecaseofSanskritaswell(youwouldnotbewritinginEnglishifyouhadno
exposuretothelanguage,whichwasimposedasameansofcommunicationbyaminorityof
powerfulindividualsofcourse,ifyourkidsareinaforeigncountry,therestofthediscussion
ismoot).Whetherthemigrantswerebrown(andhowbrown)ispossiblyconjecture.Ihave
readtheVedas,butnotstudiedthem,somyknowledgeisnotlikelytobeasgood/deepas
yoursIdorecallreadingofIndrabeingfairskinned,butIhavereadotherinterpretations
whereitcanalsobetranslatedintopureandradiant,anddonotknowofasingle
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authoritativesourcesimilarlyinthecaseoftheDasyus(liketheslayingofVritra),thereare
descriptionsbutitisdifficulttotellifthereisaracialaspecttothenarrative.Gooddiscussing
thiswithyou,haveadmiredyourposts.

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Nothing4yearsago

@ETmods....Justreadmypost,andIdefinitelyhadalineintheiraboutthemalegenitalia
andhowbleachingcreamwouldbenextforthem(joke,haha)yetyou'veconveniently
censoredthatpart....soyou'retellingmethewordvaginaisoktosay(asmanyothershaveon
here)butpenisisabadword?Doexplainplease.I'mallears.

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sasha4yearsago

Whyistheresuchanuproarwhengirlswanttobefair?Whynotattacktheotherstereotypes
ofbeauty?Lotsofwomenwanttobetallandbethin...there'snothingwrongwiththat,sowhy
can'ttheywanttobefairandhavebigboobstoo?

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Ahmedullah4yearsago

@blackjack
Alessonscientisthavelearnedinthepastcenturyisthatlinguisticaffinityhasnothingtodo
withethnicaffinity.Look,Iamspeakingenglishwithyouandmykidsdon'tknowawordof
anyindopaklanguage.YetIhavenoEnglishbloodinme.Thus,thesocalledaryaninvasion
isnothingbutamigrationoflanguageandnotmuchofamigrationofpeople.Andthereis
goodreasontobelievetheoriginalindoEuropeanspeakerswerebrownratherthanwhite.
Finally,IhavereadtheVedasinitsoriginalmyselfandIdon'tfindanymentionofsuperior
skincolors.NeitherdomostsanskritistsIknow.

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NOJOY4yearsago

@manish
addJanmabhumitothatlist,onadifferennoteiamseriouslycontemplatingsuingallthese
fairnesscreamswithallthepossiblebizarrenames,fortheyhavenotchangedmyskintoneone
bit,irrespectiveofmytonnesandtonnesofapplyingthem.

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akash664@gmail.com4yearsago

@BlackJack:
Thanksforthereply.yeahigotitwrong.YouwerenotspeakingofAIT.
Ireallyfoundthevideotooexhaustive,couldnotunderstandmanythings,didnotwatchit
completely.thanksforthesummary.:)
IhavestayedinChennai,formanyyears&foundthatmyTamilfriendsstillbelieveinAIT.I
founditstrange.

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RAWisraw4yearsago

@sane
Yourcommentaboutwhatsnextshouldbeawardedforbestcommentoftheyear.

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Ayesha4yearsago

IreadanarticleabouthowBlackwomenintheUSAaretheleastdesirableandmostlikelyto
remainsingle.Itwasverysad.

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RawisWar4yearsago

Thisisthecaseinthewholeworld.EveninUSA,blackwomenarethemostdiscriminatedin
themarriagebusiness.30%ofthemnevergetproperpartners.Evenblackmalesgoforwhite
womeningreaterproportions.
IguessthesituationisnotmuchdifferentinPakistaneither.

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BlackJack4yearsago

@akash664@gmail.com:
OkIhavenowlistenedtothevideowhileIhumblyagreethatheknowsmuchmorethanIdo
onthissubject,Ithinkhehasnothandledthequestionswellatallandhedoesnotaddress
severalpoints:
1.HishypthosisisbasedontheargumentthattheRigVedaismucholderthancurrent
Westernestimates(highlypossible)andthattherewasanAryanInvasiononlythatitwas
fromIndiaoutward.Thisisnotsupportedbysevaralmodernlinguisticstudieswhichshows
thatIndoIranianisonlyonebranchoftheProtoIndoEuropeanlanguages.
2.HesaysthattheAryansexistedbeforetheHarappaMohenjodarocivilizationbuthasnot
satisfactoryexplanationonwhytheyspokeadifferentlanguageandhadanurbanculturevs
theAryanpastoralone.Archaeologicallyitshowsthattherewasacompletelydifferentculture
betweenHarappanandAryangroupsalthoughtheybothoccupiedtheSaptaSindhuregion
thisishighlyunlikely.
3.Hespeaksofnohorseremainsbeingfoundwhichshouldsupportthefactthattherewasno
migrationinwards.However,theword'asva'(horse)ismentioned250timesintheRigVeda
whichshowsahighdegreeoffamiliaritywiththeanimal.
4.HecompletelyskirtstheDravidianissueiftherewasanoutwardmigrationofAryansfrom
SaptaSindhuthatresultedinsuchaclosesimilaritybetweenSanskritandGermanic/Latin/
seemore

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BlackJack4yearsago

@Ahmedullah:
Fairpoint.ButtheMahabharatawasoneofthelatestepicswrittenoveraperiodof700years
extendingtoCEsinceitwassmriti,andnotsruti,itwouldhavealsobeensubjecttochanges
overtime.AsIremember,theRigVedatalksofthehotrisaspeoplewithfairhairandlight
coloredeyes,andrepeatedlydescribingIndraasfaircomplexioned(hewasamuchmore
importantGodinVedictimes)andspeaksoftheDasyusasdark/blackskinnedpeoplewhom
Indravanquishesblackskinisspokenofdisparaginglyinthistextandfairskinisgenerally
shownamarkedpreference.TheRigVedaisprobablyattherighttimetochronicleany
admixingofculturesandtheracialdifferencesthatexisted.ThisdoesnotprovetheAITbut
speaksofthepreferenceforfaircomplexionbeingfarmoredeepseatedthaninBritishtimes.
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Ifyoureadmypost,IhavenotmentionedAITbutIndoAryanmigrationwhichisrelatedto
theIndoIranianlanguagegroupwithinthebroadProtoIndioEuropeanlanguagefamilies
thelinkagesinlinguisticsamongthesegroupsisfairlywellrecognized.Iamawarethatthere
aremultipletheoriesandnosingleonehasmanagedtoruleoutalltheotherstypicallythose
whospeakagainstmigrationrefusetocountenancethelinguisticsimilaritiesbyclaimingthat
archaeologicalandmigratoryevidencedoesnotsupportittheywillgenerallypickuppoints
thatdonotfitandignoretheonesthatdo(Idon'tknowwhichisright).Nevertheless,Iwill
listentoyourvideotoo.

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Sane4yearsago

@Trojan
IloveDuskycomplexionedwomen!GivemeBipashaandMalikaoverKatrinaandKareena
anyday.
OK.Takethem.Aren'tyouhaveanyinterestinVidiaBalan.Takehertoo.....complimentary.
Now,tellmore.........

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BlackJack4yearsago

@ET
ThisisridiculousinmycommentwhenIsaidvaginal/analwhiteningyouhaveremoved
thosewordsasoffensivewhichmakemyentirecommentmeaningless(however,Ifindthemin
manycommentssincethen,soyouseemtohavehadachangeofheart)plsdeletemyentire
commentorrestoretheoriginal,andplstryandeditcontentafterunderstandingwhatis
written.

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TheReader4yearsago

Somepeoplemaynotfindthistopicrelevantbutitistruethatdarkskinandtanned
complexionmakelifehellforalotofwomen.Ihavewrittenanarticleonhowmydark
complexionmademylifeproblematicandhowlongittookmetogetoutofthedeeplyseeded
inferioritycomplex.Foranyonewhoisinterested==>http://www.womag.pk/skinwhite...

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Trojan4yearsago

IloveDuskycomplexionedwomen!GivemeBipashaandMalikaoverKatrinaandKareena
anyday.

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Parvez4yearsago

Iftheareactuallymarketingandsellingthisstuffandpeoplearebuyingit..............thenmore
powertothem.Thiswasahilariousread.

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SextonBlake4yearsago

Ihaveverylightskin,butconsiderthatSouthAsianwomenareabsolutelygorgeous.Lovetheir
looks,dresssense,andpersonalities.IhavenevermetanySouthAsianwomenwhodidnot
comparefavourablywithWesternwomen.Westernwomencanbegreatalso,butweshould

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comparefavourablywithWesternwomen.Westernwomencanbegreatalso,butweshould
notworryaboutthecolourofskin?
P.S.AlthoughcookingisnotthemostimportantassetIrequireinapartnermostSouthAsian
womenareexcellentcooks,whichisaplus.

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realitycheck4yearsago

ohksototheladiesevenifyouarewhiteassnow,menwouldstillcheatonyou,breakyour
heartandtrashyou,physicalattractiondoesntlastlonger,andtrustmeafairerskintone
wouldnotpreventanyofthesethings,beenthere,experiencedthat.
Sostopthisobssessionwithgettingfairertogetaman,getyourownlivesstraightenedup
wherebyamanshouldnotbethecauseofyourhappinessorsadness!

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Guest4yearsago

I'dtakeadesigirlwithahealthytannedbrownskinoveraghastlywhiteoneanydayofthe
wake.Andisn'titironichowCaucasiansarenowaretryingtoachieveourskintoneartificially!

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Manish4yearsago

ilovethemoderatorinthisshift....sheislettingeventhemostcheesycommentspassthrough...
whatareyourshifttimingsmam....onmostofthedays...

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Manish4yearsago

@Sane:
asifallyoupakistanisarewhiteenglishmenincarnate....

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antony4yearsago

Igenerallyfeeldarkoverthereisnotbeautifulatall.Howeverwhenpassiontakesoveryou
acceptwhatitis!.

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Sane4yearsago

@Writer
ConsideringvaginalwhiteningcreamshavejustbeenintroducedinIndia,Iguess,weknow
whattoexpectnext.
Whattoexpectnextisnotariddle.AtleastbottomofallIndiansshallbewhite.

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akash664@gmail.com4yearsago

@BlackJack:
AryanInvasiontheoryisincorrect.
WatchthevideowhereProf.NicholasKazanas,Director,IMILOSMeletonCulturalInstitute,
Greece,deliveregalectureon'TheCollapseofAryanInvasionTheoryandtheprevalenceof
Indigenism'ataspeciallectureorganisedbyVivekanandastudycircle,IITMadrason26th
February2011.
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v...
IthinkLordKrishnausedtocomplainhismotherabouthimbeingDark&Radhabeing
fair..Checkoutthesongyashomatimaiyasebolenandlala..
TheproblemisIndiansareofeitherDark,semidarkorfaircomplexioned&thispsychologyof
fairskingettingafairdealisinherited&thesefairnesscreamcompaniesaretakingadvantage
ofthismindset.

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NoorMuhammad4yearsago

ExpressTribuneisincreasinglylookinglike"EveningSpecial"newspaper,with"mirch"and
"masala",thattooimported.Sigh!!

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Manish4yearsago

@RAKSHA:
whatisyourpersonalpreference?
@ET:
sincemostofyoumoderatorsareladies,whatdoyouthinkabouttheproduct......

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Manish4yearsago

VAGINALWHITENINGcream?
well,atleastaboutthatparticularpartofbody,ijustdonotgetit,what'sincolour.....
afterallit'sKARMABHUMI...notSUAVARNBHUMI.

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Sane4yearsago

Whatlousysubject?Isthisaproblemofacommonperson?!Thisisselfinducedperception
beyondreality.

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PakistaniAgnostic4yearsago

MalvarisarereallythemostdarkestpeopleoutsideAfrica.Youcaneasilyspotthemwalkingin
Dubaimallswiththemostoutrageousofoutfitsandphysique

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mr.rightyrightist4yearsago

Imyopinion,allsocalledfairnessproductsshouldbebanned.
Notonlyaretheyfake,theyareunnecessary.
Iwonderifanyonehaseverbecomefairbyusingtheseproducts!Also,tohaveproductsthat
increasesfairnessistosaythatdarkercomplexionisbad.
Butthen,what'stheuseofwritingsuchablogforPakistanis.ofallthepeopleintheworld,
Pakistanisaretheworseracists.WorsethanIndians.
Isn't1971aresultofalsoracism?Wasn'titaboutfairbeefeatingMartialraceagainstdarkrice
eatinginferiorrace?

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