posted on Jul, 26 2012 @ 05:22 AM
Why wait for athletes to say something? Shouldn't they all be tested for thought crimes before they are even allowed to compete? How did she get so
close to competing in the Olympics???
What if she's not the only athlete who doesn't think officially sanctioned thoughts?
Seriously, it's an off color, iffy joke that plenty of people find funny but plenty of other people do not. So it's a case of less than 140
characters that are only kind of iffy vs a lifetime of dedication to being a top athlete and the opportunity of that lifetime.
If you can't laugh at death some of the time, you don't have a sense of humor and thus have no business thought policing comedy.
But who is surprised at the pathetic Greek response? it's just more evidence that Greece is run by a bunch of morons and cowards these days, as if we
Originally posted by lacrimaererum
Anyway, all those folks that support this racism are in good company. You are not the only folk who think this behaviour is acceptable;
2012 Olympics: Greece's far-right Golden Dawn party condemns the withdrawal of Greek athlete from the London Olympics for an anti-African
tweet - @Reuters
I hope you know better because that's a rather weak minded thing to say. It's an obvious example of a logical fallacy called "guilt by
What you're suggesting is that you can't ever take the side of any white people in a race debate because the KKK and neo nazis and whoever/whatever
they call them anywhere else in the world will also want to be on her side.
Who YOU are matters. The content of YOUR OWN ideas matters. And 'association' is not at all affiliation, i.e. does not equal any shared goals,
activities, or coordination of effort.
Hitler was a vegetarian, wore khaki pants, and was a big believer in a bunch of things that are still well liked and well thought of. Should vegans
stop being vegans because of Hitler?
This is wrong. Politically speaking, you shouldn't be so quick to retreat from what is right and give racist political parties something to be
exclusively right about. However, they won't be the only option for people looking around because there will be plenty of other people who won't be
making the mistake you've made.