Wanting YOUR ORGANIZATION to succeed is not the same as wanting “other people” to succeed. The idea that successful people’s success has anything to do with whether or not they want to see random strangers succeed, as you tried to argue, is absurd on it’s face and runs counter to literally all of human history.
There’s nothing logical about your original post. Just an arbitrary definition of success. The poor grammar was just the icing on your straw man cake.
I mean, yeah, they’re secretly getting away with something racist, I guess? But my guess is the kind of person who’s doing this is probably a known asshole anyway. So a hand signal that no one is recognizing as douchebaggery isn’t really an issue for most people. Like the person suspected of actually doing it to… Read more
Yeah, I mean, I think generally context will clue people in anyway. But in something like Call of Duty, 13-year-old edgelords don’t need another tool to be shitheads.
I think even just around most people, people would gauge the situation and realize that likely there’s nothing racist about it if you use the symbol.
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Ugh. I hate how those incelled idiots claimed the sign. I still sometimes start to do an “OK” by habit, then remember how can be perceived, and clumsily try to make it look like I was just doing an elaborate thumbs up.
Stop co-opting our cool stuff, assholes. This is NOT OK! :P
So, sorry to possibly burst the bubble here, but for many years this gesture has meant “taking it up the asshole” in Brazil. This usage has actually disappeared a little by now (we’re mostly using the international middle finger now), but it might’ve been just that, replacing a generally offensive gesture instead of a… Read more