captainyodels wrote:Aryan-white, really? Jesus christ you are racist
The term "Aryan" refers to a lot of things. My use of the term as an adjective was an indication that I meant to modify the following noun "white" to portray a specific concept. Overall, the term "Aryan-white", or as the White Supremacists simply called "Aryans" refers a specific set of genetic phenotypes that include, but are not limited to, pale skin and blonde hair. Not only does the term accurately portray the visual perception that the leftmost character models in the images I posted for both the male and female Pokemon trainers bring about, but it also carries the connotative implication of racism. The connotation, as can be seen by the context of my post, was quite intentional. It brings into the mind of the reader that the text of my last post is not only about the phenotypical appearance of the character models, but also about the racial significance of the choices.
To put it quite plainly, if, from my post, you got the idea that I was being racist, then it would mean that you failed to (or neglected to) recognize the full meaning of what I was saying. It isn't that I am classifying others as Aryans and then putting them on a pedestal (or bringing them down). Rather, it is that we finally have different choices in physical appearance for a Pokemon game, and it seems like while there is even a choice for what is known historically as the "most white" of all races (hence the whole entire White Supremacy thing that came about in the last couple centuries), there is still no possibility of the player choosing a race that portrays the common "black" phenotypical qualities.
Of course, I believe that you do sincerely recognize this and are just being contrary because you have some ought against me. Which, then, is fine as far as the knowledge of truth, is concerned although is perhaps condemnable for the sake of moral fairness. And if that is truly the case then, whatever. I've been done seeking to appease you, I just want to participate in these forums. So say whatever you like about me. No sense in me trying to defend myself from those who wouldn't care a bit if I were to die tonight.