even if they are both full of brown people who speak funny languages.
And if we want to be technically accurate, the Persians are Caucasians, aka whitey. Farsi is a part of the Indo-European branch of the common tongue. Farsi is almost a mash of Turkish and Hindi in the way that English is a bastardization of German. Want to piss off a guy speaking Hebrew? Ask him if he is speaking Farsi. To me they sound very similar and I learned to not compare the two in certain company.