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W.S.Gosset Silver badge

Re: SJW partypooper

And then there's simple narcissism dressed up as desperately-redefining-things-as-Xism-in-order-to-get-attention/-control.

To put it another way, there is such a thing as genuine racism, and there is such a thing as gamesmanship: people seeking to be offended/upset in order to benefit from people's genuine distaste/outrage re genuine racism (Xism). I'm afraid I've seen wa-aaaaaaaayy too much of the latter, and acceleratingly so over the last few decades, with increasingly damaging effects in the larger societal sense.

Classic example:

Nothing says racism quite like a region of space in which the gravitational field is so powerful that nothing, not even light, can escape its pull after having fallen past its event horizon [1:01, youtube]

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Having said that, I quite like "blocklist" -- it is more accurate.

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