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Old 10-24-2009, 07:25 PM   #61
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Don't you think you are over-reacting? a bit?

Who, me?

Maybe.

I tend to get a little hot when it comes to this topic.
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Old 10-24-2009, 08:54 PM   #62
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Hmmm.

Okay, how do I explain this so you'll understand?

It's kinda like this: You can complain all you want about your own family, but just let somebody else start talking about your mom or your sister and it's a whole different story.

I had a white teacher in 8th grade who said exactly the same thing Chris Rock did. "I don't mind black people, but I hate niggers" and his logic was essentially the same in terms of explaining what he meant by it. I was horrified by his blatant racism.

On the other hand, I laughed out loud at the Chris Rock video you posted. The difference is simply this--he had the right to say what he did, and my 8th grade teacher didn't. Are their problems going on black culture today? Most certainly. Chris Rock, Bill Cosby, and many others have spoken to it--and granted there are some blacks who take offense to them telling it straight, but the bottom line, is THEY HAVE THAT RIGHT. You and my 8th grade teacher don't. This is THEIR community, their culture, their people. The things Rock was talking about affect blacks and African American culture far more than they will ever affect you. They're not just mad about it, they're sad about. They care, in a way that the white person who expresses these kinds of sentiments can't possibly care.

I work in a predominantly African American school and the things that so many of these kids, especially the young men have to deal with just breaks my heart. You have no idea. . .

So. This Chris Rock video can't be your "racism" whatever that means. It's not your business. You don't have the right to laugh at it anymore than I have the right to make fun of your family.
What about when they all applauded when he said those things about white people?
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Old 10-24-2009, 08:55 PM   #63
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You don't have the right to laugh at it anymore than I have the right to make fun of your family.
HA!! You cant be serious with this final statement
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Old 10-24-2009, 10:28 PM   #64
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Classic example of this in my local news today. An Indian student at university here is making allegations of racism, because white students allegedly get marked higher and Tutors make racist remarks. Now.....how could this individual possibly know what grade other students work deserves? Sounds like they arent getting their own way, so play the they old Racsit card!
The use of "they" is a bit troubling. I looked up that story online. It looks like this is a doctoral student, and it's still under investigation. It appears the complaint was made 5 months ago, but the university still hasn't concluded it. As far as grades in general go, one knows when one is being given lower grades than deserved.
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Old 10-24-2009, 11:09 PM   #65
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Uh, yeah

I think we've seen your racism.
But I hate you and you're white.
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Old 10-25-2009, 02:48 AM   #66
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The use of "they" is a bit troubling.
I'm pretty sure the 'they' was meant in the casual singular term. I wouldnt read too much into it
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Old 10-25-2009, 06:42 AM   #67
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just to clarify something...my use of "they" was in refference to he/she, as i was unsure to the gender of the person in question. But some people like to nit pick and make an issue where there really isnt one!
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I find your posts to be suspicious. You accuse without a whole lot of evidence on your side as well, so you are just as bad as the example you are using.
Tell me oh mind reader...how would you know what access to information i have. you are assuming! This person who made the allegation first reported the matter to some Indian Newspaper and not the Establishment. Why? Why not go straight to the top? Im pretty sure if it was me...and was true...I would be creating hell IN the actual University, and not from 1000's of miles away, via a newspaper!


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You use colleges and music awards as evidence of racism without any sense history or real facts.
Here you go again with your wide of the mark statements. The fact of the matter is...if there were Music of White Origin awards there would be a whole lot of racist accusations flying. thats a fact whether you accept it or not!
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Old 10-25-2009, 09:57 AM   #69
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Arguably in Austria there is more racism than in the U.S. Just recently, an immigrant died in hunger strike in prison. The government has made immigration laws harder again.. with support by a majority of Austrians, I dare say.

Unfortunately, at times I am really ashamed of my country.
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Arguably in Austria there is more racism than in the U.S. Just recently, an immigrant died in hunger strike in prison. The government has made immigration laws harder again.. with support by a majority of Austrians, I dare say.

Unfortunately, at times I am really ashamed of my country.
Making immigration harder does not constitute racism or discrimination.

I can assure you there is far mor imigration/migration in the UK than Austria!

I am of the opinion there has to be a cap on imigration in the UK because public services are overstretched as it is. And this is where all the bad feeling originates from. Australia has the right idea....only accept people who have money to invest in the country
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But I hate you and you're white.

He'll have a hard time connecting the dots to this concept.

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Who, me?

Maybe.

I tend to get a little hot when it comes to this topic.


you made sense to me.

that's how i feel about "faggot."
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Old 10-25-2009, 10:49 AM   #73
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so i get it. i can't call you a faggot but memphis can?



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so i get it. i can't call you a faggot but memphis can?

what about just fag?

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yes.

only if i like you.
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ahhh..

so it's a club..
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