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originally posted by: IAMTAT
originally posted by: BomSquad
a reply to: Plotus
Yeah, the only problem is that the media fuels their desire to find things to take offense at and crucifies any who dare disagree. Non stop coverage of the racists pumpkins and their victims until they cave in and admit what horrible people they were to have racist decorations on their steps.
Hard to stay in business when people start picketing and vandalizing your business over this manufactured outrage, no matter how frivolous it is. (I'm not saying that this has happened yet, but it is usually phase 2 of these situations if the person/business doesn't immediately cave in to their "victims")
I'm sure angry, faux-offended mobs have already been deluging this small business with condemnation.
Bed Bath & Beyond will likely be boycotted for selling these abominations.
originally posted by: TomLawless
I had Ancient Aliens playing on TV at my restaurant last week. I asked a customer if there was anything else I could do for him, he said: "Change the $%&*ing channel".
I replied "It's Ancient Aliens, I don't understand". To which he responded "They're talking about @&^%ing Nazis. Are you a Nazi?"
"Uhhh..no. I had no idea Ancient Aliens was a Nazi show"
"You need to %$#@ing KNOW everything that goes on the television if you're going to run a business! Mother %$#@er!"
The world is insane. You never know what's going to trigger someone from one day to the next.
originally posted by: Flyingclaydisk
Imagine the sterile world all these people will live in at some point. A world completely devoid of color and character, a hermetically sealed bubble outside of which is a socially toxic and poisonous world in which they cannot live. Unable to go out in the sun, or touch the environment, they will sit inside their little bubble listening to white noise along with every other of their senses being deprived of any input so as not to offend them.
Unable to even see the outside world for fear of psychological triggering, they will sit in silence eating their tofu and genetically cultured 'meat'. Sterile, devoid of any sensory input, emotionless and forever bland.
This...is their future.
Well if corporations can be people, so can pumpkins.
originally posted by: BomSquad
a reply to: highvein
People who take offense at black pumpkin, BAD!
Pumpkins are not People! Now if they put the pumpkin on top of an effigy of a person, maybe...and I mean MAYBE, there would be case for at least insensitivity. If said effigy were being lynched or forced to perform a minstrel show, then yes, that WOULD BE racist.
A completely black pumpkin on a hay bale? NO, not racist. If the only part of the pumpkin that was black was the "face", then they might have a point.
Are the green pumpkins racist against ETs? Are the white pumpkins racist against Caucasians?
Get off your high horse, the air must be too thin up there and you can't think straight!