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Old 09-19-2018, 09:08 AM
Damuri Ajashi is offline
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Originally Posted by Gyrate View Post
Some people "see" more of it than others, because of course individuals differ on what are valid and invalid claims of racism. If one approaches it from a perspective of "[Other person] said [X] is racist but I don't find [X] to be racist, therefore [Other person] is either hysterically oversensitive or a member of the uber-PC thought police trying to shut me down", then one will perceive a higher percentage of claims of racism to be invalid. That doesn't mean that [X] isn't racist (nor that it is); it merely demonstrates a rather narrow and self-centered approach to assessing these claims.
In the aggregate, one false claim of racism is not balanced by one correct accusation of racism.