I agree insofar as we can see that a lot of English internet discourse revolves around "black" and "white" categories within the US sociological conception of race, and this discourse often implies an idea of colored supremacy
This is a terribly bichromatic vision of things that has deleterious effects on the US social fabric, notably regarding interpersonal relationships, urbanism, education, crime and even porn fantasies.
We, humans, have trichromatic vision, unlike dogs.
What is the third color in the American conception of race? "Latino", but "Latino" isn't a color at all, it's a sociological category that evolved from the particular ethnological movements which happened in the Americas since the 16th century.
In our eyes, we have a bunch of proteins called photopsins, allowing us to see colors. There are three different kinds, one sensitive to red, one to green, and one to blue.
One of the colors we can perceive is yellow (黄), which is between green and red. Already, with three colors, we can see a whole new spectrum
of colors appearing to our senses.
Doesn't it seem already ridiculous to try to establish a hierarchy between three kinds of colored people
, when with only three colors, we can already see a multiplicities of shades and variations of lights. Colorblind people can't perceive some of them, but they can already see beyond a simplistic and hierarchical triptych of colors.
White (白) is the color of the sun, so many colors in your face you get blinded by them.
Black (黑) is the color of the night, there are no colors to see anything, it's darkness.
None of them are good in excess, and no human is completely black or white. Think about the color of blood.
The Chinese have a character to describe one part of the spectrum of colors we humans can perceive: (青) blue-green, the color(s) of blooming flowers and vegetation in spring.Post too long. Click here to view the full text.