I'm not sure if this has been a point of discussion for the community before but it seemed like something I should post about. On MTV there is a show called Guy Code giving semi-helpful tips for…Continue
"Man, Cisco, the only thing we ever see you being here is rude. along with being a lawyer, I am an actor and i know tons of gay men. Really I could care less about your orientation. What I do care about is treating each other well, and you sir, have…"
"How soon you forget about when he was starring in all those awesome movies like.....
uh um.............give me a minute.
Surely he was in a quality movie. I mean he is or was a big star he had to have been in at least one awesome movie.
"Always something with Todd. His girlfriend cheating on him with a big fat motorcycle guy. Something happening with his awesome LTD interceptor or him buying a new one. His dilemma of should he or shouldn't he mulch his girlfriends house while…"
[I]n the past fifty years, education costs have doubled, college costs have dectupled, health insurance costs have dectupled, subway costs have at least dectupled, and housing costs have increased by about fifty percent. US health care costs about four times as much as equivalent health care in other First World countries; US subways cost about eight times as much as equivalent subways in other First World countries...[A]ll of the numbers above are inflation-adjusted....And this is especially…See More
""Jewish person": one modern wordsmithing technique is to emphasize the person not the grouping. Jewish person, not Jew; person with Down syndrome, not Mongoloid; child with special needs, not cripple (ack). It's hard for me to see a…"
"Yeah I understand it, just wanted to point out that semantic shifts have happened with the Jewish race as well. Also, it's probably more justified than the other shifts for the reasons you mentioned, except for maybe the word negro."
"And that's totally understandable. But that doesn't mean you may not be subject to social repercussions, even if misguided. Buck the system all you want, but it is much more likely to hurt you, than the system. I choose to pick my battles…"
"It has to do with how it is used.
A non-jewish person saying "Oh, you know Peter, he's a real Jew..." often carries some negative connotations. The way the term has been used by some, nearly puts in in a pejorative category -…"
"Censoring, in some cases, is a strong word. But it is a strong word when it applies to political correctness as well. At the least, those fixated on being PC will shut you out or label you for using the word that isn't "in," or…"
""if there needs to be a change, the leaders of the change should be members of the group. For self-appointed guardians to decide for other ethnicities what they should be offended by seems pretty demeaning."Of course. By the same token,…"