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[–] Subway_Bernie_Goetz 0 points 3 points (+3|-0) ago 

Just because a non-Westerner moves to a Western country, they don't all of a sudden become a Westerner. Western societies are, by definition, societies composed of Westerners. The more America gets filled up by people from the Orient, the less American it will be (I'm using "Oriental" in the proper sense, as in "not Occidental"- not as is "Asian," so don't crawl up my ass about it)


[–] voatforgoat 0 points 0 points (+0|-0) ago 

That depends what you mean though - no matter someone's place of birth or ethnicity, I would consider someone who believes in Western values and tries to follow the tenets of Western culture a Westerner. Someone moving to a Western country won't make them Western, but if they try to follow the values and beliefs of the country they live in, and succeed? Sure


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

Sure. A good example of that is East Asians. But most other groups are not interested in assimilation.