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Response to OBenario4 (Reply #96)

Sat Aug 19, 2017, 05:31 PM

97. While I share some of your concerns about porn and objectification

I don't think that's what is happening in Beyonce videos. You may be uncomfortable with her expression of sexuality, but that is not the same as her treating herself as an object for the male gaze. A few years ago, DU had a number of discussions about porn and objectification of women, which revealed a very strong libertarian strand among posters on such issues.

That, however, is a separate point from this discussion about why we see such outrage toward wealth of women of color but not other rich people. And you still have not addressed my questions to you about Susan Sarandon.

We all like and dislike different celebrities for a variety of reasons. What is germane here how discussions of those celebrities relate to ideas of inequality, class, and race. I see far too much inconsistency, too many double-standards. Frankly, double standards have become so common in so many political discussions, that I have come to the conclusion that the overriding principle being promoted is that all people are not created equal.

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