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    Re: Is the Term "Jew" Offensive?

    Quote Originally Posted by Mickey Shane View Post
    Call each other 'Jew'. They won't hear it from me.

    Why?......

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    Re: Is the Term "Jew" Offensive?

    Quote Originally Posted by Van Basten View Post
    Everything's offensive nowadays.
    Only if you let it be.

    It's called oppression.

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    Re: Is the Term "Jew" Offensive?

    Quote Originally Posted by Wake View Post
    Now I'm a bit curious. Blacks have "nigga," Jews have "jew," so what words do white people, Asian people, and Turks have?
    Why does it matter?
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    The systems that ensure freedom and liberty are breaking down and fundamentalism is growing. Nobody is righteous anymore.


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    Re: Is the Term "Jew" Offensive?

    Quote Originally Posted by Mickey Shane View Post
    Call each other 'Jew'. They won't hear it from me.
    You handle the word "Jew" like it's a rabid chinchilla. Stop it. It won't bite you if used in context.

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    Re: Is the Term "Jew" Offensive?

    Quote Originally Posted by spanky View Post
    Why?......
    Because I don't like to use terms that differentiate amongst people.
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    The systems that ensure freedom and liberty are breaking down and fundamentalism is growing. Nobody is righteous anymore.


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    Re: Is the Term "Jew" Offensive?

    Quote Originally Posted by Wake View Post
    Why would "Jew" in itself be offensive?

    Context, people.
    Then the context is offensive, not the word "Jew".

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    Re: Is the Term "Jew" Offensive?

    Quote Originally Posted by Wake View Post
    You handle the word "Jew" like it's a rabid chinchilla. Stop it. It won't bite you if used in context.
    I cannot think of a single context where 'Jewish' would not be more appropriate than 'Jew".

    Why don't you give me an example?
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    Re: Is the Term "Jew" Offensive?

    Quote Originally Posted by Wake View Post
    Now I'm a bit curious. Blacks have "nigga," Jews have "jew," so what words do white people, Asian people, and Turks have?
    I'm not gonna tell ya!

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    Re: Is the Term "Jew" Offensive?

    Quote Originally Posted by Mickey Shane View Post
    Because I don't like to use terms that differentiate amongst people.
    So you don't use the words "man" or "woman"?

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    Re: Is the Term "Jew" Offensive?

    Quote Originally Posted by spanky View Post
    So you don't use the words "man" or "woman"?
    Nope.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Northern Light View Post
    The systems that ensure freedom and liberty are breaking down and fundamentalism is growing. Nobody is righteous anymore.


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