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Old 08-01-2008, 01:53 AM   #46
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Old 08-01-2008, 01:59 AM   #47
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Why is this kind of racism acceptable here?
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Old 08-01-2008, 02:23 AM   #48
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Why is this kind of racism acceptable here?

Its only racism in 'soft' parts of America. NOWHERE else.
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Old 08-01-2008, 02:24 AM   #49
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Why is this kind of racism acceptable here?

even though i recognize its racist i laughed at the word chinamen. i think we're conditioned to see chinese/asian people as funny little inferiors. and the asian accent of english always invokes a notion of unintelligence. its the way we were brought up as westerners. maybe in case of a war with an asian country? its much easier to hate/kill people who are different. i do notice a lot of asian jokes in the media whereas other races are protected by the standards of what is and isnt politically correct.

but i do recognize why this would hurt an asian person. i would be pissed if i saw "chinaman" because it makes it sound like your less than a regular person. its a racial slur.

but instead of just blacklisting these slurs and being politically correct (which is just ignoring and denial) i feel we need to consciously work through these issues and be honest about it. theres still an asian sterotype of a bucktoothed person with a straw hat. its not right, but its reinforced everywhere.
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Old 08-01-2008, 02:33 AM   #50
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things have gone too far when you combine where a person is from with their sex and it is offensive. Its typical America. just going waaaaay to far.

I understand the term 'Chinger' or 'Ching Chong' being racist... but Chinaman? Its a man from China for crying out loud.

Only in America
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Old 08-01-2008, 02:34 AM   #51
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things have gone too far when you combine where a person is from with their sex and it is offensive. Its typical America. just going waaaaay to far.

I understand the term 'Chinger' or 'Ching Chong' being racist... but Chinaman? Its a man from China for crying out loud.

Only in America
Indeed. and if he said that to an Asian out loud in America you'd better believe it'd probably be a lawsuit.
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Old 08-01-2008, 10:13 AM   #53
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Old 08-01-2008, 12:02 PM   #54
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even though i recognize its racist i laughed at the word chinamen. i think we're conditioned to see chinese/asian people as funny little inferiors. and the asian accent of english always invokes a notion of unintelligence. its the way we were brought up as westerners. maybe in case of a war with an asian country? its much easier to hate/kill people who are different. i do notice a lot of asian jokes in the media whereas other races are protected by the standards of what is and isnt politically correct.

but i do recognize why this would hurt an asian person. i would be pissed if i saw "chinaman" because it makes it sound like your less than a regular person. its a racial slur.

but instead of just blacklisting these slurs and being politically correct (which is just ignoring and denial) i feel we need to consciously work through these issues and be honest about it. theres still an asian sterotype of a bucktoothed person with a straw hat. its not right, but its reinforced everywhere.
Y'all are pretty sensitive Americamen. I refuse to apoligize for saying Chinamen, it is not a racist or derogitory term, it's no worse than saying Dutchmen or Englishmen in my books, it's just "men" from "China". I certainly didn't intend it as racist. But if everybody is going to get sand in their... craws about this, fine, I won't call Yao Ming a Chinaman ever again.
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Old 08-01-2008, 01:42 PM   #55
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Y'all are pretty sensitive Americamen. I refuse to apoligize for saying Chinamen, it is not a racist or derogitory term, it's no worse than saying Dutchmen or Englishmen in my books, it's just "men" from "China". I certainly didn't intend it as racist. But if everybody is going to get sand in their... craws about this, fine, I won't call Yao Ming a Chinaman ever again.

100% agree with you mate. The majority of rascism is actually perceived racism - it's the people that THINK someone might take offense - somehow take offense themselves? Thats just a whole lot of beatyswollocks.
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Old 08-01-2008, 01:46 PM   #56
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hey if its not racist then its all good

all i know is chinamen makes me think of a joke classified ad i once saw in the paper

"15 chinamen and a zeppelin needed for elaborate practical joke, please call so and so"

so i laugh every time. chinamen. beatyswallocks. i "welshed" it.
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