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    Re: The Tabooed N-Word

    Quote Originally Posted by apdst View Post
    A nigger is a nigger--white, black, read, yellow, or otherwise--and I think we need to stop dancing around the word like it's an actual, "taboo". The day we do that, is the day we get miles ahead in race relations in this country.
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    Re: The Tabooed N-Word

    Quote Originally Posted by apdst View Post
    A nigger is a nigger--white, black, read, yellow, or otherwise--and I think we need to stop dancing around the word like it's an actual, "taboo". The day we do that, is the day we get miles ahead in race relations in this country.
    You can't just say what a word is and tell people to move on. People feel the way they do about words because of their experiences with the words. My experience with the word is as a racial epithet and telling me it isn't a racial epithet means absolutely nothing.

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    Re: The Tabooed N-Word

    Quote Originally Posted by theplaydrive View Post
    I tend to think of "PC" as the same as the "race card". The two terms are most often used by people who are unwilling to take responsibility for their own behavior.
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    Re: The Tabooed N-Word

    Quote Originally Posted by apdst View Post
    A nigger is a nigger--white, black, read, yellow, or otherwise--and I think we need to stop dancing around the word like it's an actual, "taboo". The day we do that, is the day we get miles ahead in race relations in this country.
    No, it's a derogatory racist term towards people of African decent. It's "taboo" because of the racist history behind it and the racist implications of the words use when used offensively.
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    Re: The Tabooed N-Word

    Quote Originally Posted by Risky Thicket View Post
    Actually, they don't. It's rarely used anymore except on BB when people want to forward a racist attitude. You never here "PC" used in conversation anymore. The concept of politically correct is stupid to begin with.
    That's rather a bold statement, perhaps you are referring to the media in which I would agree because it is the media that kills and over using some some specific term, name or action. Now out in the real world and if this type of topic is brought up, the term PC does come up as well as politically correct, I think nothing of it.

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    Re: The Tabooed N-Word

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    Re: The Tabooed N-Word

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    Re: The Tabooed N-Word

    Quote Originally Posted by theplaydrive View Post
    You can't just say what a word is and tell people to move on. People feel the way they do about words because of their experiences with the words. My experience with the word is as a racial epithet and telling me it isn't a racial epithet means absolutely nothing.
    yeah, but these definitions keep changing and changing. take the "black" experience, for example.
    at 1st, they were called "niggers" here. the pc crowd decided "nigger" was offensive. we then went to "colored". the coloreds were
    happy with that. then some PC moron comes along and says....no..."colored" is offensive. we want the black man to be called "negro".
    so then the black man was happy with that. and then another PC twerp comes along and says........no, "negro" is offensive.
    then we went to "black". and the blacks were happy with that. but noooooooooooooo....then some driveling moron comes around and says
    no...."black" is offensive. we then went to "african american"...whatever the hell that means.
    sooooooooooooooooooo.......what's next? how long will it be before "african american" becomes offensive and we have to switch out again?
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    Re: The Tabooed N-Word

    Quote Originally Posted by digsbe View Post
    No, it's a derogatory racist term towards people of African decent. It's "taboo" because of the racist history behind it and the racist implications of the words use when used offensively.
    When I was a kid, a boy at school called me a nigger. It hurt my feelings more than anything. I told my dad about it. He told me that I was only a nigger if I acted like a nigger, otherwise, don't worry about it when some dumbass calls me a nigger.

    I was in my 20's before I realized what he meant. I learned that there are alotta niggers in the world and they ain't all black.

    It's the niggers in the world that make life tough for the rest of us black folks. Every time we get something good going, a nigger comes along and ****s it up for us. Or, some white Liberal do-gooder.

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    Re: The Tabooed N-Word

    Quote Originally Posted by lewstherin View Post
    yeah, but these definitions keep changing and changing. take the "black" experience, for example.
    at 1st, they were called "niggers" here. the pc crowd decided "nigger" was offensive. we then went to "colored". the coloreds were
    happy with that. then some PC moron comes along and says....no..."colored" is offensive. we want the black man to be called "negro".
    so then the black man was happy with that. and then another PC twerp comes along and says........no, "negro" is offensive.
    then we went to "black". and the blacks were happy with that. but noooooooooooooo....then some driveling moron comes around and says
    no...."black" is offensive. we then went to "african american"...whatever the hell that means.
    sooooooooooooooooooo.......what's next? how long will it be before "african american" becomes offensive and we have to switch out again?
    "black" isn't offensive.
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