Why? I live in a blue state and I know many empathic white people but if I lived in a red state I…
Salma Sitara
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Why? Because soldiers who have seen their friends shot in the head and blown up by IED’s right in front of them have a legitimate basis for developing PTSD. Of course, to the extent that an individual black person has been exposed to similar traumas of lost loved ones or something similar, it’s understandable for them to potentially develop PTSD. However, to suggest that nearly the entire race has a legitimate basis for developing PTSD because someone was elected president, is absurd.

I live in a blue state and I know many empathic white people but if I lived in a red state I would experience all white people as racists. That just makes sense.

That makes 0 sense. Whatever state you’re in, you’re still in contact with Trump voters. So somehow because a red state had a few percentage higher Trump votes than a blue state, you would experience all white people as racists? There’s some invisible threshold that corresponds to the number of votes require to win electoral delegates, that happens to be the dividing line for experiencing racism? You’re outing yourself here in your wording. The fact that you would “experience” all white people as racists has more to do with your worldview and your presuppositions than it does their actual behavior.

This woman “experienced” sexual assault, but she was not sexually assaulted.

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