Really, I get that sense a lot from your posts.I sense that a logical fallacy is coming.
1. It is offensive to SOME Native Americans now, which I've never suggested otherwise. Unlike you however, I'm not attempting to misrepresent the gorup.Regardless of how the word was used in the 1800s or 1950s, it is offensive to Native Americans now.
2. I never claimed that the etymology of the word alone should mean that someone shouldn't be offended by it. It plays into why I am not offended by it, but each pereson makes their own decisions. What I DID claim was that the etymology of the word counters the claim made by the individual who recently popularized the image you posted sans any context, who suggested that Redskin "means" something that it does not.
No, it's not...unless you're ignorantly and hypocritically telling people what they should be offended by seeing as there are many native americans and non-native americans NOT offended by it, despite your implication that they are.That's the beginning and end of the argument.
"I am appalled that somebody who is the nominee...would take that kind of position"
"A court took away a presidency"
"...the brother of a man running for president was the governor of the state..."
It's horrifying because Trump is blunt instead of making overt implications.
I don't get how it matters who's offended. It is what it is.
No. Regardless of whether or not redskin is a slur, I don't call people by their race 99% of the time.
False Dilemma / Bifurcation Fallacy
The bifurcation fallacy is committed when a false dilemma is presented, i.e. when someone is asked to choose between two options when there is at least one other option available. Of course, arguments that restrict the options to more than two but less than there really are are similarly fallacious.
Logical Fallacies» False Dilemma / Bifurcation Fallacy
I have repeatedly shown that there is at least one other option available. If you try to weasel your way out again I am done with you. Feel free to post your tripe again... or you could grow a pair and man up for a change.
I guess it depends on the context.