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you know, those people who like to take offence on behalf of other groups, ethnicities or religions.

This time, the British Army is racist, why? Wearing dark camo in the jungle...

British Army accused of racism after 'blackface' tweet - CNN.com

You may wish to see the freedom of speech rally at Toronto University, with Dr Jordan Peterson, where you may just see the most punchable face ever (backed up by the actions and words of the punchable individual).
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What I find appalling is we pander to these people by apologising.

Self righteous indignation by liberal white people protesting over racism, and the black people stay silent and unoffended.
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What are the army supposed to do in a "jungle warfare" environment? Wear Guantanamo style fluoro jumpsuits whilst painting their faces in gold sparkle (with matching knee-high boots) - then upon approach of hostile personnel, spring up and launch into a synchronised singing/dancing routine of some camp '70s hit like YMCA or It's Raining Men? Should be a hit with the clueless judges of "So You Think You Can Defend Our Sovereignty?"
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Or go back to wearing red jackets during military campaigns, AWOI, that worked.
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I think it was the implicit second "t" that impressed.
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you know, those people who like to take offence on behalf of other groups, ethnicities or religions.
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In general, isn't that just being empathetic and a decent human?

In particular, I can see why the humour in the tweet could have been misinterpreted but racism wouldn't have been the first conclusion I jumped to.
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In general, isn't that just being empathetic and a decent human?





In particular, I can see why the humour in the tweet could have been misinterpreted but racism wouldn't have been the first conclusion I jumped to.
Rewe has a point too.
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I refer you to the University of Toronto meeting where people were shouting down a Professor for not using a. the correct pronoun when addressing them and b. the non-gender specific pronoun they prefer (which may not be the pronoun of the gender you would assume they were by appearance only).

The whole debate seemed to revolve about their position that their words and views should come out of their opponents mouth and anything less was abuse.


Also, worth noting are the black and Asian supporters of the Professor who were described as nazis and white supremacists by giving their support to freedom of speech and expression on a University campus.

In this shorter video, a reporter on the scene is assaulted (albeit mildly), and the assailant goes to the Police claiming to have seen nothing and describes the situation a spicy (look out for the easily identifiable yellow hat), after talking to a Serbian woman who knows how important the freedom to speak and have ideas really is.

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I must say I've not, until watching these vids, realised that there are
English speakers on this planet who now want to be referred to as
they/their/them in a singular context.

Seems to complicate the language.

Why didn't they come up with their own pronouns instead?

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After seeing and hearing the evidence I have come to the undeniable conclusion that some of those folk are dickless nutflakes
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wow!..

I remember having a similar argument with my daughter (although shorter lived and without the anger), last year, when she stated that she was non-binary-specific.

Shortly before she started her relationship with her boyfriend...
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wow!..

I remember having a similar argument with my daughter (although shorter lived and without the anger), last year, when she stated that she was non-binary-specific.

Shortly before she started her relationship with her boyfriend...
So she's not very good at writing computer code?
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From now on I want to be addressed
as:
His Excellency Tata4Now, King of Kings, Scurge of the Stupid. Or Xir.

My personal pronouns will be:

Xi, Xou, Xe, Xhe, Xhim & Xus.


Thank you for your understanding.





That is all.
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Dear Het Kok Sots,

you are one of them.

In sincere admonishment,

the rest of the World.
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That's "Xir" to you.
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xe,xou etc seem to already be in use.

So from now on i will be referred to as:



Anyone not complying will be committing violence against
me. supposedly.
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Stop oppressing me!
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If I was going to oppress you, I'd say your new name looks like a person who's head has been split in half by a well-meaning libertarian.

But I won't.
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