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MisterDoctorProfessorX wrote

Why would you want to cover that? Of course it's okay to be white.

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ConquestOfToast wrote

That's not the point being made with those stickers. This is a response to a strawman narrative that the left hate white people by virtue of being white. The initial intent was to put up these signs and watch us scramble all over ourselves screaming that it's not ok to be white. But that didn't happen, because the alt right are fucking stupid.

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DissidentRage wrote

There are a few of us who are falling into that trap, which is not helpful. With enemies like fascists, you only need one to serve as an example to be exaggerated into being representative of all of us, and liberals will eat it up.

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ConquestOfToast wrote

I feel like the people most likely to have fallen into that trap are new radicals who are just starting to get their bearings

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LostYonder wrote

Not to mention that there really is no such thing as "white" - it isn't an ethnicity, a nationality, and certainly not a race. It doesn't exist!

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MisterDoctorProfessorX wrote

Would you prefer "it's okay to be Caucasian"?

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LostYonder wrote (edited )

Sure, if you honestly believe that you are a descendant of Noah whose ark supposedly came to land in the Caucasus mountains. Or, if you don't mind employing terms made-up by an 18th century anti-Semitic German anthropologist.

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MrPotatoeHead wrote

It's okay to be you. That's about it.

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GrimWillow wrote (edited )

Unless "you" are a racist/sexist/bigoted piece of shit.

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MrPotatoeHead wrote

So, no one should be okay with who they are, or just white people should never be okay with how nature made them? Your comment is quite weird.

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GrimWillow wrote (edited )

What?

I'll try to lay it out:

You originally said "It's ok to be you."

So I appended "Unless "you" are a racist/sexist/bigoted piece of shit."

So does it make sense to say that this implies that "no one should be okay with who they are" or that "white people should never be okay with how nature made them"?

Essentially I changed the whole statement to be "It's not ok to be a racist/sexist/bigoted piece of shit".

edit: Took out my rhetorical question, as it doesn't help and may have even been a bit antagonizing.

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LostYonder wrote

It's okay to be you*

*Unless you are a racist/sexist/bigoted piece of shit then you can crawl back to the toxic superfund site you oozed out of