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Forum: Intermission: Miscellaneous Chat 4 minutes ago
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Rioting in the U.S.
Posted By cricket
I've always condemned racism and spoke of not...

I've always condemned racism and spoke of not wanting to judge anybody by skin color. If you want me to be honest, I see a lot of what you say as racist.
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Rioting in the U.S.
Posted By cricket
George Floyd was saying he couldn't breathe while...

George Floyd was saying he couldn't breathe while he was still standing up, and when people are getting arrested they will say a lot of things. That doesn't matter to me because he didn't need that...
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Rioting in the U.S.
Posted By cricket
Yea I would say that there's no such thing as...

Yea I would say that there's no such thing as independent when the person is hired, but that goes for the other autopsy that was performed as well.
Forum: Intermission: Miscellaneous Chat 10 hours ago
Replies: 173
Rioting in the U.S.
Posted By cricket
You saw the example he gave me, something that...

You saw the example he gave me, something that can't even be considered a privilege. In my experience, people either use something like that or something that is actually majority privilege.
Forum: Intermission: Miscellaneous Chat 10 hours ago
Replies: 173
Rioting in the U.S.
Posted By cricket
But it is generalizing people by skin color. How...

But it is generalizing people by skin color. How is that not wrong?
Forum: Intermission: Miscellaneous Chat 10 hours ago
Replies: 173
Rioting in the U.S.
Posted By cricket
Quit posting, don't shut it down for everyone...

Quit posting, don't shut it down for everyone else who wants to chat. But then, who cares about fair?
Forum: Intermission: Miscellaneous Chat 10 hours ago
Replies: 173
Rioting in the U.S.
Posted By cricket
Doctored! No, what can I say, your searching...

Doctored!

No, what can I say, your searching skills are better than mine:p
Forum: Intermission: Miscellaneous Chat 10 hours ago
Replies: 173
Rioting in the U.S.
Posted By cricket
Do you really think it's right to generalize...

Do you really think it's right to generalize people based on skin color? I though that's what racism was. Not calling you racist btw.
Forum: Intermission: Miscellaneous Chat 10 hours ago
Replies: 173
Rioting in the U.S.
Posted By cricket
RIP David Dorn, a 77yo retired police officer...

RIP David Dorn, a 77yo retired police officer killed by looters.

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Are my eyes...
Forum: Intermission: Miscellaneous Chat 10 hours ago
Replies: 173
Rioting in the U.S.
Posted By cricket
Ahhhh, everyone always leaves out those poor...

Ahhhh, everyone always leaves out those poor Asians. But screw them, if the black community is struggling, let's see if we can knock the whites down a peg.
Forum: Intermission: Miscellaneous Chat 10 hours ago
Replies: 173
Rioting in the U.S.
Posted By cricket
And another thing is that I thought we were...

And another thing is that I thought we were supposed to be getting away from generalizing people by skin color or any other group that they belong to. I just think it's wrong to do, and the weird...
Forum: Intermission: Miscellaneous Chat 11 hours ago
Replies: 173
Rioting in the U.S.
Posted By cricket
That's part of the reason it shouldn't be used...

That's part of the reason it shouldn't be used imo.
Forum: Intermission: Miscellaneous Chat 11 hours ago
Replies: 173
Rioting in the U.S.
Posted By cricket
That's what I'm seeing, mostly whites causing the...

That's what I'm seeing, mostly whites causing the trouble.

I was homeless when we moved from Chicago to Boston. While staying at the Salvation Army I graduated 8th grade at a school with one...
Forum: Intermission: Miscellaneous Chat 11 hours ago
Replies: 173
Rioting in the U.S.
Posted By cricket
There was flooding when I lived in an apartment...

There was flooding when I lived in an apartment on the water before I met my wife. We used to live on the first floor, which got flooded, so then we moved to the second floor. We got another flood,...
Forum: Intermission: Miscellaneous Chat 12 hours ago
Replies: 173
Rioting in the U.S.
Posted By cricket
Oh please speak for yourself even if it hasn't...

Oh please speak for yourself even if it hasn't worked out for you yet:)
Forum: Intermission: Miscellaneous Chat 12 hours ago
Replies: 173
Rioting in the U.S.
Posted By cricket
100%, just wondering if it'd still be happening...

100%, just wondering if it'd still be happening if not pushed so hard by the media as a racial injustice. Maybe, but why force it down people's throats with no evidence.
Forum: Intermission: Miscellaneous Chat 12 hours ago
Replies: 173
Rioting in the U.S.
Posted By cricket
History is evidence that a future incident is...

History is evidence that a future incident is race related? Credibility gone.
Forum: Intermission: Miscellaneous Chat 12 hours ago
Replies: 173
Rioting in the U.S.
Posted By cricket
But really, there's a lot of people who find that...

But really, there's a lot of people who find that term offensive. And I think it's wrong to label a whole group of people by their skin color. Take black, Indian, Asian, eskimo, anything you want, I...
Forum: Intermission: Miscellaneous Chat 12 hours ago
Replies: 173
Rioting in the U.S.
Posted By cricket
Yeah I don't think in our lifetime unfortunately...

Yeah I don't think in our lifetime unfortunately either. I do think it can happen but there's too much that has to be done.
Forum: Intermission: Miscellaneous Chat 12 hours ago
Replies: 173
Rioting in the U.S.
Posted By cricket
I don't see an example of white privilege there...

I don't see an example of white privilege there but it is a black man talking about the concept of white privilege. Is that black privilege? Just wondering since if a white person talked about black...
Forum: Intermission: Miscellaneous Chat 12 hours ago
Replies: 173
Rioting in the U.S.
Posted By cricket
Nobody has said anything about history not being...

Nobody has said anything about history not being a factor. Now to the important stuff, what is the solution? I don't think labeling things as racial incidents with no evidence to support it is part...
Forum: Intermission: Miscellaneous Chat 12 hours ago
Replies: 173
Rioting in the U.S.
Posted By cricket
This is spot on. I believe the bigger problem is...

This is spot on. I believe the bigger problem is economic inequity, which does have to do with racial sins of the past. However, white people only cannot fix it. The African-American community has to...
Forum: Intermission: Miscellaneous Chat 12 hours ago
Replies: 173
Rioting in the U.S.
Posted By cricket
It's a great experiment and it was unfair to your...

It's a great experiment and it was unfair to your friend. The problem with this specific example, is that not being harassed is not a privilege. You shouldn't be harassed. It can't be a privilege if...
Forum: Intermission: Miscellaneous Chat 12 hours ago
Replies: 173
Rioting in the U.S.
Posted By cricket
It's so true, living in the past does not help...

It's so true, living in the past does not help you in the future. Identity politics is a bitch. I don't even like talking black people or white people. That's what I want to get rid of and for some...
Forum: Intermission: Miscellaneous Chat 12 hours ago
Replies: 173
Rioting in the U.S.
Posted By cricket
OK you're not going to give me an example of...

OK you're not going to give me an example of white privilege. I didn't think so. Maybe next year.