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Maximilian Burszley • Edited on

Because I'm an American and the protests started in the US about racism against black Americans. This isn't "generic slavery protesting"

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Toomas Jaska

We seem to get to the core of the issue. Changing "master" and other "problematic" words is a kneejerk reaction to the outrage of the day. It will solve absolutely nothing of importance, certainly not racism or police brutality - which AFAIK was actually what the whole catalyst incident was. And I, for one, think we should as a community think more globally.

If it's a race issue, then the ones in the US do not carry over to other countries.
If it's a slavery issue, you have more on your hands to sort out than black slavery.
If it's police brutality issue, I have no idea how it even relates to this thread.

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Maximilian Burszley

Changing "master" and other "problematic" words is a kneejerk reaction to the outrage of the day. It will solve absolutely nothing of importance, certainly not racism or police brutality - which AFAIK was actually what the whole catalyst incident was. And I, for one, think we should as a community think more globally.

I agree. I don't feel this change has any real effect.

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