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bel793 wrote

It's a bit offensive to say the least~

Beef in India, Polish participitation in the Holocaust, Isis in Sweden, Leopold in the Congo, 9/11 in the US, etc.

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ETERNAL_PRISONER wrote

Yes, but it's offensive to everybody. Therefore I see there not a huge problem.

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bel793 wrote (edited )

I mean, it was clearly made without much thought and thus has varying levels of offense, when you compare putting 9/11 on the US to putting the EU flag on Britain at least. I should probably have thought this through before reposting it here cause some of those run so deep it really does makes me look like an asshole.

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Franz_trashka wrote

Happens fam, I can see the humor of it, but just a mediocre kinda offensive joke as far as I'm concerned. Thus we move on and aim for spicier image macros.

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ETERNAL_PRISONER wrote

Nah, I wouldn't see this too critically. I don't think that you look like an asshole for reposting it. People should stop to be so thin-skinned. I see there nothing wrong, it's just a joke.

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Dumai wrote

leopold ii slaughtered, enslaved, and starved the congolese people so he could profit from their natural resources and the DRC is still dealing with the consequences more than a century later. do not call people thin-skinned if they find it a little distasteful to exploit that suffering for some dumb internet joke

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Pop wrote

There are fifty people in a room
Some of them have suffered terribly for as long as anybody can remember and have just a hundred dollars to their name, some of them live lavishly have a hundred million dollars.

you take one hundred dollars from everybody, and remind them of the way that life has always been for them

Therefore I see there not a huge problem.

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ETERNAL_PRISONER wrote

Well, I don't understand how your reply is related to my comment. What is so wrong about, that I don't feel insulted about this picture? I just don't care.