Black People : In defense of old white men

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  1. Kadijah

    Kadijah Banned MEMBER

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    Only the weak, the powerless and insecure ask for "understanding....." ;)


    Privileged, yes. But villainous?

    Let me be clear from the outset: White males — particularly those who come from affluence and are able to attend college — are at a tremendous advantage over every other demographic group in America.

    The entire American system is and for a very long time has been biased in favor of white men. White men — as a millions-strong group — have had it easier than every other group in America.

    That said: A lot of liberals are increasingly using white men as a punching bag these days. And that's not right either.

    :rofl: When white men start whining about they're "individuals," you KNOW America is in decline!
     
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    But this part is really thought-provoking:


    "White guy killer syndrome
    : Elliot Rodger's deadly, privileged rage"

    Brittney Cooper asks, "How many times must troubled young white men engage in these terroristic acts that make public space unsafe for everyone before we admit that white male privilege kills?"

    Shaming of white men reached comic proportions when film critic Ann Hornaday took to the pages of The Washington Post to seemingly blame Judd Apatow for creating the sort of toxic environment that inspired the Santa Barbara shooter:

    For generations, mass entertainment has been overwhelmingly controlled by white men, whose escapist fantasies so often revolve around vigilantism and sexual wish-fulfillment (often, if not always, featuring a steady through-line of casual misogyny). Rodger's rampage may be a function of his own profound distress, but it also shows how a sexist movie monoculture can be toxic for women and men alike.

    How many students watch outsized frat-boy fantasies like Neighbors and feel, as Rodger did, unjustly shut out of college life that should be full of "sex and fun and pleasure"? How many men, raised on a steady diet of Judd Apatow comedies in which the shlubby arrested adolescent always gets the girl, find that those happy endings constantly elude them and conclude, "It's not fair"? [Washington Post]


    Most will agree that "images" are powerful shapers of our reality, our mindsets, and since the latest young white terrorist lunatic fits the above profile perfectly (not to mention the Batman suit-wearing "Dark Knight" mass murderer terrorist), not only is America in decline, but it's imploding on its own white privilege entitlement as blasted to us ALL in Hollywierd's fantasy of 'even the lowliest of white boys win' movies.
     
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    That's the unspoken reason? I thought it was because caucasians have always been the ones stereotyping others, so much so, that many of their stereotypes still stand centuries after the fact even while the groups stereotyped still try to prove them wrong, and also because of their unbridled aggression toward every other race to the point of trying to wipe them off the face of the earth, including their rapes, tortures, and thefts.

    Having it easy only stems from all that, yeah?
     
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    I don't understand what you're saying. Unspoken reason for what? And where does whites stereotyping others come into play in this discussion? :10500:
     
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    Black males 16-19. 92% in Chicago unemployed; 88% in Illinois; and 83% nationally.

    All of them wear saggin pants? :10500:
     
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    yep.......
     
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