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Old 11-26-2020, 07:06 AM
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Originally Posted by Aneurysm View Post
To me it's not about the level of severity, but about calling things what they actually are. And sweeping statements about entire groups of people is racism (or tribalistic bigotry, whatever you want to call it), no matter who says it, no matter the target, and no matter how you contextualize it.
I mean no one's arguing whether it meets the textbook definition of racism or not.

I am arguing that the reaction to her by asmongold and such is manufactured and overblown, and that nothing she wrote comes even close to warrant firing her.

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Originally Posted by BaronGrackle View Post
The position of: "This single word is abominable and should never be spoken, except black people can do it", is already becoming a relic. Get used to hearing non-blacks using it more frequently, and rolling their eyes if you disapprove.
That's a completely different argument though.

Whether we 'should' have words that are considered slurs or not is separate from whether a word currently still -is- a racial pejorative in most context.
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