Tuesday, 23 June 2020

'My Little Pony' Fans Are Ready to Admit They Have a Nazi Problem

quote [ Even a niche subculture built around magical cartoon horses is reckoning with racism. ]

I always knew brownies had some strange viewpoints...
[SFW] [dystopian violence] [+5 Underrated]
[by XregnaR@5:41pmGMT]

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steele said @ 5:16pm GMT on 25th Jun [Score:1 Interesting]
cb361 said @ 11:39pm GMT on 25th Jun [Score:1 Underrated]
I think that the black population of the USA has been accommodating beyond reason. If it were me in that situation, I'd have burned the country down a long time ago.
Menchi said @ 6:45pm GMT on 23rd Jun
Another article that picks a niche subculture to project onto. "Oh, those *weirdos* over there have a Nazi problem" as a way to deflect from the far more uncomfortable idea that the entire society has a Nazi problem.
endopol said @ 7:36pm GMT on 23rd Jun [Score:1 Underrated]
The tone of the article is, “even those relatively wholesome weirdos over there have a Nazi problem”. It goes on to say that society as a whole has a Nazi problem.
endopol said @ 7:41pm GMT on 23rd Jun
Very last line of the article:
“The fandom has to recognize that it doesn’t exist purely within the vacuum of an online fantasy,” Acesential said. “It exists in a world where these problems are still here.”
Dienes said @ 7:51pm GMT on 25th Jun
Its almost like they didn't read the article.
Menchi said @ 4:57am GMT on 26th Jun
I'll admit, my eyes started to glaze over after paragraphs of the author conflating one imageboard's userbase with an entire community.
cb361 said @ 12:51pm GMT on 25th Jun
Perhaps it's Nazi society that has a Pony problem.
mechanical contrivance said @ 1:51pm GMT on 25th Jun
Perspective is everything.
cb361 said @ 2:30pm GMT on 25th Jun
You say that, but what what about the poor Fahnenjunker who wants to send out his Obersoldat to daub racist messages on cars in excrement, but can't because they're watching children's cartoons? Won't somebody think of the Offizieranwärter?
maximumtodd said @ 8:42pm GMT on 23rd Jun
Not brownies, it's Brown Shirts.
cb361 said @ 11:41pm GMT on 25th Jun
Bronie Shirts.

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