World's most harmfully divisive demographic?

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Which demographic is the most harmfully divisive?

  1. Race

    13.3%
  2. Religion

    46.7%
  3. Nationality

    13.3%
  4. Class

    26.7%
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    Which of these demographics do you think is the most divisive and harmful to mankind?
     
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    How about "None of the Above"?
     
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    Is there a worldwide demographic not on the list that should be?
     
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    Of course the argument can be made that failing to acknowledge the validity of the outcomes of the demographic differences is even more damaging to national unity than acknowledging that those wildly different outcomes exist, too.
     
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    National unity?

    Methinks we're on different pages concerning the nature of the question. But that's ok too I suppose.
     
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    It has to be religion, always has been and will remain so until it or mankind no longer exists.
     
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    Probably true.

    I didn't really understand your question, I think.

    Recognizing that there ARE divisions in society (by class, race, gender and so forth) isn't necessarily a bad thing.

    We are STILL pretending that we are a classless society, and that everyone with a salary ranging from the low teens to the high six figures is really in the middle class.
     
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    Sexist
     
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    In the context of "global," it would have to be nationality. National borders are the dividing lines for the globe. Your other categories cross those lines in one form or another.
     
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    It's interesting that you think national borders are harmful to mankind.
     

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