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Alexander Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Nov-20-06 11:08 PM
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29. Apparently, you can't debate without insulting people.
Why, look here, it's Zynx's comment!

"If I walked up to an African-American and yelled "Nigger" in his face, I would fully expect to get a pretty negative response and I would deserve it."

And here are your comments, for clarification:

"But I never said it did. Zynx explicitely said that a racist comment deserves to be met with any kind of verbal response imaginable, and I wanted to point out that it was the hecklers, not Richards, who started with the racial comments."

They were the ones who started up with the racist talk before Kramer went on his tirade: "White man ain't funny," is what they were shouting prior to the 2:47 clip on youtube.

Here's my stance, in case you didn't get it before. Call a black man a "nigger", and you deserve whatever nastiness he says back at you, even if it's "honky" or some equivalent. Totally inexcusable.

But a black person saying the phrase "white man", just like a white person saying "black man", is hardly racist. Your argument that the hecklers should be subjected to Zynx's standard because they said "white man" first is total garbage, and utterly laughable on its face.

Get it? Saying "white man" is not racist. Saying "nigger" is. Is that clear enough for you, or would you like to insult me some more?

Hence, I bring you to my previous post:

As I said, "white man" isn't even in the same league as "nigger". The former is a racial comment (ie, a comment about race), whereas the latter, in the context Richards used it, is a racist comment (ie, a derogatory comment specifically mocking someone's race).

BTW, you probably don't want to go around questioning my reading comprehension skills when you make up words like "explicitely".

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