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i dont see color = i dont see racism
all lives matter = i don't see black lives

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@jookia Mh, I kinda disagree on the second one, though. Shouldn't all lives matter equally? And not be separated by colour, race, religion, etc?
Shouldn't that be our goal as a society?

Or do I have an error in my thinking somewhere?

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@Soundsphere @jookia true, but deliberately changing a phrase, that is specifically about black lives, is bad. It's deliberately distracting from the fact that too many racist people think that black lives don't matter.

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@LunaDragofelis @Soundsphere @jookia Part of me feels like, when I hear "black lives matter", that it implies "no other lives matter". I know that's not what most people intend with the phrase. But I also know that some people think reverse racism is a just and proper solution to racism, when in fact it's just replacing one racial tyranny with another. The real solution is no racial tyranny, and no tyranny at all.

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@LunaDragofelis @Soundsphere @jookia So that's what I think of when I hear "all lives matter", even though I know that the phrase has been used by racists to do exactly what you're describing, to discount black lives. The whole thing sucks.

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@faoluin @LunaDragofelis @jookia I'd love to live in a world where all that shit we're dealing with today doesn't exist. Where nobody is discriminated agains on colour, race etc.
When I say "all lives matter", I certainly don't mean to discredid the "black lives matter" movement. I just mean that, no racism or discrimination of any kind.

@jookia post made me think about my stance and if I am making an error in my thought process somewhere

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@Soundsphere @faoluin @LunaDragofelis i mean the problem is that if you say all lives matter you're saying a racist phrase so people think you're a racist

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@jookia @Soundsphere @LunaDragofelis I think the bigger problem is that we aren't taking phrases like this back from the racists, we're just letting them have it and giving up on it forever as a racist phrase.

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@faoluin @jookia @LunaDragofelis

Yes, Softwarewolf! That article is exactly it! I was that very person outlined in the article. To stay with the comparison in the article: I was that person with an opinion about hockey!

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