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Marie26 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jan-17-07 02:59 PM
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23. So that was the real point
of posting this psycho-babble, wasn't it? It's a response to the outcry against that VA legislator, and a defense of his comments. I feel like you, I, or any other white person has no right to cavilierly tell people to "get over" oppression, enslavement and persecution. The same way a Serbian has no right to tell Bosnians to just "get over" the genocide of their people. The same way a man really can't tell a woman to just "get over" a rape. When you are a member of the class or group that has victimized someone, you really don't get to set the terms of how they should feel about that victimization. To think that you have the right to do so is just another assumption of power.
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