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Posted 11/23/15
the problem is that, people are trying wayy too hard to be offensive now'days, it seems like today's society is just really trying to push buttons just for the sake of being able to say they survived poking a bear.

It's sad but y'know, that's what sucks about being a human, we pursue pleasure in the most pointlessly stupid of things.
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Posted 11/28/15
well i mean it is rude but i can always tell the difference between slang and racist and honestly. its the last word i wanna hear in a racist way but thats understandable when your childs half-black im sure.
Posted 11/28/15 , edited 11/28/15
I am a bit confuse here. If you meant Nigard. Well is a cultural racist word. There always a racist word for something.

If you meant Nigga. No is not racist, an everybody I know, uses the word like candy.

I see white dude call other white dudes Nigga this or Nigga that.

I see all kind of races call it each-other Nigga in a daily basis.
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Posted 11/28/15
I suppose it depends on the context in which it's used. It was and is used as an ethnic slur (and it's for that reason I prefer not to utilize it), but the word wasn't always meant in a derogatory way.


In the Colonial America of 1619, John Rolfe used negars in describing the African slaves shipped to the Virginia colony. Later American English spellings, neger and neggar, prevailed in a northern colony, New York under the Dutch, and in metropolitan Philadelphia's Moravian and Pennsylvania Dutch communities; the African Burial Ground in New York City originally was known by the Dutch name "Begraafplaats van de Neger" (Cemetery of the Negro); an early US occurrence of neger in Rhode Island, dates from 1625. An alternative word for African Americans was the English word, "Black", used by Thomas Jefferson in his Notes on the State of Virginia. Among Anglophones, the word nigger was not always considered derogatory, because it then denoted "black-skinned", a common Anglophone usage. Nineteenth-century English (language) literature features usages of nigger without racist connotation, e.g. the Joseph Conrad novella The Nigger of the 'Narcissus' (1897). Moreover, Charles Dickens and Mark Twain created characters who used the word as contemporary usage. Twain, in the autobiographic book Life on the Mississippi (1883), used the term within quotes, indicating reported usage, but used the term "negro" when speaking in his own narrative persona.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nigger#Etymology_and_history

I don't have any real strong feelings on the issue. Nevertheless, I will note that you should avoid using it around someone if it makes them uncomfortable. It's only the polite thing to do.
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Posted 11/28/15
I'm black and I question everyday why my people call themselves that I mean I do have friends who use it around me and you can't control what others say but I still question.
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Posted 11/28/15 , edited 11/28/15
I dont use nigga myself, so I wont have anyone saying nigga toward me. ESPECIALLY IF YOU LIVE IN THE SOUTH.. Like im dead fucking serious, do not try me. I will fuck someone up in every sense of the word.


Magical-Soul wrote:

There's no point to words that cannot be used. Don't let Manginas, cunts and liberalism screw up your vocabulary.

The free speech of Google+, YouTube and Reddit is what makes them so popular. Tone policing and leftist insane asylum advocates seek to destroy freedom to build their ideology of broken dreams.

Anyway, nigga please. The word is fine to use, they post them in gifs all the time here.


If nigga is in your regular vocabulary, I think we have bigger problems to address
Posted 11/28/15

dragontackle wrote:

I dont use nigga myself, so I wont have anyone saying nigga toward me. ESPECIALLY IF YOU LIVE IN THE SOUTH.. Like im dead fucking serious, do not try me. I will fuck someone up in every sense of the word.


Magical-Soul wrote:

There's no point to words that cannot be used. Don't let Manginas, cunts and liberalism screw up your vocabulary.

The free speech of Google+, YouTube and Reddit is what makes them so popular. Tone policing and leftist insane asylum advocates seek to destroy freedom to build their ideology of broken dreams.

Anyway, nigga please. The word is fine to use, they post them in gifs all the time here.


If nigga is in your regular vocabulary, I think we have bigger problems to address


So you beat somebody up, because of a word ? I get you don't like being call a nigga but the one with problems is you. That word get use by everybody in Boston or anywhere near it.
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Posted 11/28/15
I think I've said it to my friends of color and lacking alike so many times, we've reduced the word to the same level as "hello."

In other words...

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