Can a mod please explain the reasoning behind letting this thread stay in Great Debates?
100% of the answers are opinion-based and a good many posts read as if they belong on Hot or Not.
It makes no difference to me if some people think black women are unattractive or whatever. But it doesn’t speak well of the board that this topic isn’t put in a more appropriate forum, but rather treated as a topic worthy of evidence-based analysis.
Although I’ve been here for a while, I’m tired of black people casually being treated as The Other on this board and I’m sure I’m not alone in this. The handling of the aformentioned thread is particularly irritating because I’m having an extremely difficult time imagining a thread entitled “Are red-heads generally less attractive than brunettes and blondes?” or “Are overweight women generally less attractive than normal weight women?” or “Are <insert any other ethic group> generally less…” staying in GD longer than an hour let alone 7 plus months.
The irony is that another thread in GD is full of pissing and moaning about the need for having frank discussions about race. Get this: it’s not the blatant, cross-burning lynching shit that occured in the past that is getting in the way of progress. It’s the casual insensitivities and constant “us versus them” attitudes that surface in everyday life that are the major sore points. What I’m complaining about falls in these latter categories.