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Response to La Lioness Priyanka (Reply #18)

Sun May 27, 2012, 02:02 PM

19. I remember back when we had three races--Negroid, Mongloid, and Caucasoid.

(Now we have a gazillion races, but they're all just political categories anyway.) Back then, the n-word (I feel like such a baby using such euphemisms) was offensive, but 'negro' was respectable. I've learned over the past decade that 'negro' has become a bad word. Same thing with 'oriental.' Why should the word be the sin when the hate is? To me, it's just deflection from the real issue. But I don't make the rules. If I did, I'd say screw giving power to "sin" words. If they didn't have power, they wouldn't have hate in them.

Heck, I'm so old I remember when "bitch" was a sin word!

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