No, people are going to be offended, always. But compared to what serious social injustices probably occur, some idiot spouting insults are very minor and almost silly to make a big fuss over. There are definitely bigger fish to fry, and acting like the only and biggest social injustices that occur are people saying the "N" word is very detrimental to the movement. It discredits Al Sharpton, and any positive actions he does, when he's trying to sue or take the job of someone every few days for saying something immature. In a perfect world people would have thick skin and be able to shrug off asinine comments by ignorant people, but I understand that words have more meaning and more impact to some people than others.
Originally Posted by Micaiah Nelson
Now we could add another five pages to this thread talking about where the line should be drawn when it comes to what people should be allowed, or not allowed to say. Freedom of Speech is a very slippery slope and I think its best left at "Your personal freedom ends where it treads on other's personal freedoms" and I think thats where serious hazing and verbal abuse comes in. If anything people should feel ashamed to say such things rather than be forced not to say them.
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