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[–] Charlie_Prime 0 points 2 points (+2|-0) ago 

Show the racists how their views are irrational, unwarranted, and wrong.

Are you unable to demonstrate the irrationality of their views?

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[–] magnetismen 0 points 1 point (+1|-0) ago 

I think the issue here is that, and I will use /v/news as an example, many of the comments are on the level of "why would you ever let brown people in to your country?" or "this is what you get with 'multiculutarlism' and all the other lies the leftists will try and shove down your throat". It doesn't really provide any basis for any discussion.

I would agree with you that the best way forward is to show them how the view is unwarranted, but I also understand the lack of motivation from OP when you see many comments like that.

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[–] Charlie_Prime 0 points 1 point (+1|-0) ago 

Those are simple questions. Do you really have no compelling, factual way of causing the racists to re-think those statements?

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[–] ScholarlyVirtue ago 

How often does "proving that someone's views are irrational" on the internet actually change people's posting habits?

People rarely change their views. I don't think people with racist views - despite being bombarded by "racism is bad, m'kay?" in our culture - are more likely to do so.