Thread: Sealioning
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Old 10-21-2019, 06:54 AM
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Originally Posted by Kimstu View Post
I'm not defending the artistic/literary quality of the cartoon. I'm just pointing out that the cartoon's author has made it unambiguously clear that he intended the other characters' disparagement of the sealion as a metaphor for criticizing a certain type of asshole behavior. Not for any kind of gratuitous abuse or unjustified prejudice against anybody's "immutable characteristics".
Yeah, and Chris Rock used to do that bit about how some types of behavior makes you an N-word. Doesn't change the fact that it actually does refer to immutable characteristics as defined by society.