2009-04-23

Blond white child...

This is what Google comes up when you query "child"--top picks are pictures of white blond young children.

Kinda funny considering that majority of humankind is not "white"--whatever one constructs race to be.

In addition, three out of four are clearly female. Whatever that means.

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  1. I think it's pretty fascinating, especially if you include the captions for the first four results:

    "About Child Sexual Abuse"

    "Child Support Enforcement Handbook"

    "This child's vision is being ..." (the kid with glasses, from myopia.org)

    "Child Trafficking and Slavery Today"

    Scary.

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  2. @Robin: Ayup, kinda interesting how our culture seems to stylize children into victims. Much like birth in Western cultures is perceived as an illness: you have to go to a hospital to have a child.

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  3. I guess google picked up on this already - now only 3/4 are white.

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