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5-01-2009 @ 1:07PM
Agreed, it's sexist!
5-01-2009 @ 1:08PM
Please explain how.
5-01-2009 @ 1:40PM
As a male player I think it is sexist because it is not focusing on male characters.Come on, seriously this sexist/racist crap is being taken way to far.
5-01-2009 @ 1:41PM
5-01-2009 @ 1:54PM
"Please explain how."This is not Feminism 101. If you are interested in taking part in a discussion about sexism and feminism, there are all sorts of resources and references that discuss the issue in depth.Go do some research and get back to us. Otherwise it'd be like explaining a magic trick to a housecat.
5-01-2009 @ 2:02PM
Come on, not just you but several others I've read, I'm getting tired of the elitist smart you know what attitude that is obvious in so many comments. It is possible to reply to a debate without such bitterness.
5-07-2009 @ 5:10PM
Apparently they never aired Sabrina the Teenage Witch in Oregon.... Gratz to you Jay. Wish that was true here.
5-01-2009 @ 2:12PM
@Jay:Wow, what an epic non-answer that was. And you gotta appreciate the incredibly condescending tone too, as if questioning the statement, or asking for proof of the statement, means Super Marxio must be completely ignorant of the issues and history of sexism and feminism. And to top it all off, you're giving yourself this air of having knowledge and understanding of these issues, without having produced any real knowledge or understanding.Now of course, had you any understanding of logic or debate, you'd know your answer is not a real answer at all but just a lazy way to try to shift the burden of proof off of PurpleKitty and on to Super Marxio. But trying to explain that to you would be like trying to explain a magic trick to a house cat.
5-01-2009 @ 2:14PM
Always interesting to see what the internet thinks. In a "we don't have to publicly defend our statements with our actual names attached to them" sort of way.It's hard to say whether Playboy and its other likenesses are sexist or not. Playboy could arguably be a part of early feminism as it allowed (allows) women to show their bodies without being socially branded for ostracism. On the other hand, it objectifies women as sex toys whose purpose in life is to please men. Either argument is a double edged sword for whoever is arguing it - you can't have one without the other.As for its use in WoW, this is an adult game. We regularly go out into the digital world and do things that we would be arrested for (if not killed by) in the real world. Is it wrong for Blizzard to single out female characters for putting the iconic bunny ears on women who cannot actively object (you can't stop someone from putting the bunny ears on you, you can only take them off)? Possibly. Is it good that people are at least giving it some thought? Definitely.
5-01-2009 @ 3:16PM
@Jay: no you@Nizari: easier see? 2 words. not 2 paragraphs.
5-02-2009 @ 7:20PM
When Jay from Oregon said "this is not Feminism 101" I think he was explicitly referencing this:http://finallyfeminism101.wordpress.com/Point being, if you are genuinely interested in the question "why is this achievement considered sexist" you can find several answers just by having a basic understanding of gender issues.On the other hand, if by "explain to me why it's sexist" you really mean "it isn't sexist, I will never accept that it's sexist, and it's up to you to convince me otherwise" then there's no point in trying to explain anything to you.
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