Aaaaaaand George Takei Joins the Weinstein, et al Club

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  1. Lanzman

    Lanzman Vast, Cool and Unsympathetic Formerly Important

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    Accusation against member of an "out" group: IT'S ALL TRUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUE THEY'RE A MONSTER!!!

    Accusation against member of an "in" group: Well, we must understand that these circumstances were such that a reasonable person would reach the conclusion that consent was implied and they're such a nice person and say so many things that I agree with . . .
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  2. Coloratura

    Coloratura Unsung Aria

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    I think lack of empathy is what's going to doom the human race. We're going to care so little for others, and so much for our own gain, that people will just die off, but we won't give a good goddamn. The last person on earth won't lament the loss of humanity, but will instead be too busy exulting in the fact that it's all theirs.
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  3. Christopher

    Christopher There aren't enough redheads. Administrator Faceless Mook Writer

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    If that last person is me, I'll be sad and lament the loss of humanity... as I piss on humanity's grave :bergman:
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  4. ohdeve

    ohdeve Not good

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    In the end we're all animals. What's that Oscar Wilde quote? We're all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars or something like that? Yeah. It seems like every year the number of us looking up drops.
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  5. Coloratura

    Coloratura Unsung Aria

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    Truly, you are a person of deep, conflicting ideas. :P

    “We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.” A partial quote from Lady Windermere's Fan, by Oscar Wilde.
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  6. Tuckerfan

    Tuckerfan BMF Staff Member Moderator

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    You mean like how since Kevin Spacey is a hugely popular actor and still has lots of job offers thrown at him despite being accused?
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  7. Elwood

    Elwood I know what I'm about, son.

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  8. Tererun

    Tererun Magical Girl

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    No, if the gender of the person were to change I still feel going back to someone's room or home is saying you want privacy for more intimate contact unless a platonic purpose is specifically stated. If Bill O'Reilly was being accused of a single instance of taking a drunk woman back to his house and grabbing her crotch and sending her home when she said no I would also say that is not rape or assault. That is not what Bill did, but if he did that I would say she was blowing things up further than they needed to be. Perhaps it is rude, and certainly not to be done with a co worker, but it is not assault. Again, if people do not care to go home with takai because he might get grabby then sure that might happen and you probably should stay at the bar and watch your alcohol consumption.
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    I thought they were cutting him out of things now that this was all exposed and they feel safe to do so. Yes, it was wrong to wait until now to do so, but spacey is getting hammered, and rightfully so. Just because you are gay does not mean you get to get grabby with the cast, but it does mean if you ask politely and without coercion it is not improper to ask an adult male if you are a guy. Being gay doesn't excuse child molestation either.