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Old 04-08-2007, 12:01 PM   #1
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Default OT: When It Comes To Race, Why Are Whites Quick To Use The "Double Standard" Excuse?

This has been on my mind for ages. I've seen it displayed on this board countless times and I just saw it showcases to a rather large degree on ESPN's board regarding the remarks made on "Imus In The Morning" show about the Rutgers women's basketball team.

Now even though I don't agree with the raw principles of the double standard excuse, I will admit I'm still trying to find the definitive argument that intellectually counters that argument. Besides the fact I know using the double standard term is arguing in the alternative and is essentially a self-defense mechanism to deflect from the original issue to begin with, what type of compelling thesis can be made to convince the double standard user that they're wrong? Yeah, I'm still searching for that.

At this point, my best argument is that the double standard excuse is one of self-defense. And, IMO, no real issue or debate can be settled through retreat or lack of offensive principles.

I don't know, but I will ask each person that reads this thread to take a legitimate and sincere look within themselves and tell me with a straight face that I'm wrong about the concept of this thread.





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On the ESPN board, it became not an issue of whether or not Imus's remarks were offensive and wrong, but more to do with the fact blacks are able to publicly make insensitive remarks against their own race...so why make a bigger deal out of it when people like Imus do the same thing?

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Old 04-08-2007, 12:03 PM   #2
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Default Re: OT: When It Comes To Race, Why Are Whites Quick To Use The "Double Standard" Excuse?

this thread will be 50 pages of BS unrelated to bball
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Old 04-08-2007, 12:05 PM   #3
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Default Re: OT: When It Comes To Race, Why Are Whites Quick To Use The "Double Standard" Excu

wha?

you're going to need to go into a bit more background of what happened so i know what the hell you're talking about. What are the specifics of the double standards your talking about?
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Old 04-08-2007, 12:07 PM   #4
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Default Re: OT: When It Comes To Race, Why Are Whites Quick To Use The "Double Standard" Excu

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wha?

you're going to need to go into a bit more background of what happened so i know what the hell you're talking about. What are the specifics of the double standards your talking about?
Exactly. WTF are you talking about? Double standard in relation to what?
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Old 04-08-2007, 12:07 PM   #5
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Yeah i have no idea what you're talking about. Explain please
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Old 04-08-2007, 12:08 PM   #6
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pleese be more specific
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Old 04-08-2007, 12:08 PM   #7
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This has been on my mind for ages. I've seen it displayed on this board countless times and I just saw it showcases to a rather large degree on ESPN's board regarding the remarks made on "Imus In The Morning" show about the Rutgers women's basketball team.

Now even though I don't agree with the raw principles of the double standard excuse, I will admit I'm still trying to find the definitive argument that intellectually counters that argument. Besides the fact I know using the double standard term is arguing in the alternative and is essentially a self-defense mechanism to deflect from the original issue to begin with, what type of compelling thesis can be made to convince the double standard user that they're wrong? Yeah, I'm still searching for that.

At this point, my best argument is that the double standard excuse is one of self-defense. And, IMO, no real issue or debate can be settled through retreat or lack of offensive principles.

I don't know, but I will ask each person that reads this thread to take a legitimate and sincere look within themselves and tell me with a straight face that I'm wrong about the concept of this thread.

you need to explain what the ______ you are talking about. be more definitive re: "double standard"
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Old 04-08-2007, 12:11 PM   #8
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Default Re: OT: When It Comes To Race, Why Are Whites Quick To Use The "Double Standard" Excuse?

Its PleaseBelieve fellas...what do you expect from him?
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Old 04-08-2007, 12:12 PM   #9
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double standard in what area though??

in what field you're talkin about???

cause arguments for this act varies in different fields, it can be justifiable as well as bogus
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Old 04-08-2007, 12:19 PM   #11
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Is the TMNT movie any good? I'm thinking about taking my little brother to see it.
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Is the TMNT movie any good? I'm thinking about taking my little brother to see it.

He'll enjoy it, you wont. It has a Toy Story kind of feel.
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Old 04-08-2007, 12:25 PM   #13
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You dumbass he was being prejudicial towards females. It's not about race, it's about gender.
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Old 04-08-2007, 12:29 PM   #14
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I took a shower after waking up, but forgot to scrub my balls. However, this thread makes me feel a whole lot dirtier than any smelly genitals can.
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Old 04-08-2007, 12:31 PM   #15
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You dumbass he was being prejudicial towards females. It's not about race, it's about gender.
8 of the 12 girls are black. Plus he was using slang staright out of Spike lee's movies. Put it together, genius.
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