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Old 01-28-2013, 09:50 AM   #803
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Default Re: Love Interest for Captain America II

Originally Posted by BullMcGiveny View Post
You are aware that being on the receiving end of abusive behavior -including bullying- sometimes leads to being the perpetrator of similar behavior, right?

Also, you're under the impression that I'm arguing that Steve should be racist. I am not.
I am aware. But "sometimes" does not mean all cases. There are cases in which people who have been victims have risen above that abuse and become strong advocates against bullying. Sure, those are celebrated cases that are special and perhaps rare, but it is not unheard of.

Originally Posted by BullMcGiveny
If you're after realism, then there's no way that a white, not-all-that-educated kid from Brooklyn in the forties would have been cool with black or Asian people, or a German person, for that matter.
I'm under the impression that you're arguing that it's unrealistic for Steve not to have been racist. I am disagreeing with you.

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