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re: this is very dangerous and inaccurate language! The musical doesn't have "racist content", it has content about a racist
Posted by: Michael_Portantiere 12:31 pm EST 12/02/19
In reply to: this is very dangerous and inaccurate language! The musical doesn't have "racist content", it has content about a racist - Chazwaza 04:29 am EST 12/02/19

"So now everything with language or depictions that might trigger someone is to be censored, and the only way something that is meant to hold a mirror up to the darkness of our society is produceable now is if the bad people get punished properly?"

Exactly. I fear we are in great danger of someday no longer allowing plays or films or books that depict the racism of the past, and if that happens, we will eventually erase the history of such racism from the public consciousness.

I honestly wonder if even a film like 12 YEARS A SLAVE could be made today. It's not that old, but it seems that misguided, out-of-control social justice warriorism and over-sensitivity toward "triggers" has grown significantly even since then.
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