I learned about communism at an early age, I'm not sure exactly where or from whom. When I read George Orwell I thought he was overstating things when he said something like "Black is White, Up is Down and 2+2=5". I never thought it could get so ridiculous.
As a kid growing up I saw black and Korean kids move into our neighborhoods. I was always curious about them and the places they came from and what they thought. I made friends with them and was usually one of the first. Although racism wasn't something that was openly admitted, it certainly existed and still does exist. I don't think there is anything wrong with being racist, to want to be around your own kind. I think everyone is like this to varying degrees. If there was a table filled with black kids and a table filled with white kids, I would go sit with the white kids. I think a black kid would go sit with the black kids.
Since 2001 I have taken a purist approach to understanding political philosophy and law. I wanted to really understand what was going on at the deepest most abstract level because I am a reductionist by nature. So I read things like Plato, Aristotle, Machiavelli, Locke, many of the Greeks and worked my way up to Kant, carefully considering almost every word that man ever put to paper. Now I read about Rome.
I have developed an educated and well considered view of politics and racism. I don't care what color someones skin is when they come here. What I care about is their ethic. The West was formed and created on an ethic that is universal, the categorical imperative, the single commandment of the New Testament, The golden rule, The Roman idea of Law, The US constitution, English Jurisprudence, whatever you wish to call it, it is the same idea. Kant elucidates and proves it beyond any doubt using pure rationalism.
If you do not believe that all men should stand equally before the law and you believe that some are more equal than others then you can go back to whatever jungle, treetop, desert or mountain you came from. You are a primitive and do not deserve to live in the West because the West was largely founded by fighting off people like you.
Somehow that makes me a racist. So Orwell wasn't kidding. Up is down, black is white and 2+2 really does equal 5.