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Now that Mr Potatohead is gender-neutral are the Toy Story movies bigotry and should be canceled?
- 2 months ago
When is Joe Biden going to drop the "white" from the White House?
- garryLv 62 months ago
wonders if there is no mr potatohead and no mrs potatohead , where do we get potatoes from ..
- 2 months ago
I have a better idea, how about you leftists stay in north america, while us normal headed individuals leave and go somewheres else. You can keep your fuckin toy story and other entertainment media you messed up.
- nineteenthlyLv 72 months ago
No. There are loads of children's media which contain outdated attitudes. The past shouldn't be rewritten.
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- hiLv 52 months ago
Angels with Silver Wings: Don't feminism and liberals worship evils such as homosexual sex, premarital sex, "gay marriage" ,and males who identify as "female" competing in women's sports ? ...Sorry but you are mistaken ..Third wave feminists are responsible for the high rates of AIDS (and other STDs) along with people being "confused" about their gender
- WOOWHOLv 72 months ago
lol how do you cancel that which already exist a dictionary is helpful to understanding CANCEL verb for a person to DECIDE or announce that a ( PLANNED future EVENT ) will NOT TAKE PLACE the event of making the movies toy story already took place
BIGOTRY is obstinate and intolerant devotion to ones OWN OPINIONS and prejudice
presenting the FACTS that there are Binary and NON binary gender is NOT intolerant or devotion to ones own opinion
rather the contrary it is the inclusion and recognition of such persons its merely the presentation of a FACT
- ElanaLv 72 months ago
OK, so George Washington had slaves, does this mean the US should pretend George Washington didn't happen?
Celebrate the parts of whatever for the aspects that improved things for people, ignore the rest.
I would argue that the most important thing Washington did was to step down after 8 years truly re-enforcing the idea that the United States was not ruled by a dictator, that it was a function of the Constitution. Yup, he had slaves. He also picked his nose.
Similarly, Mr. Potatohead is a great toy for teaching young people about how your view of something is actually broken down into parts. It's great for manipulating small things, re-enforces some idea of what a face is etc, etc.
THAT's what the toy brings to us.
Does it bring a gender stereotype? Maybe. Personally, since it is easy to change the packaging (slightly) and remove this aspect, why not, it's easy to keep selling the fundamental toy.
However, the MOVIE has value and CANNOT be changed without being significantly re-shot. I think it is absolutely stupid to get rid of the movie for the few aspects are dated.
If you want to put a warning at the beginning of the movie ... well, I think that's idiotic, but ... oh hell, sure ... but get rid of the movie? No.
Very few movies have a shelf life beyond 10 years, almost none beyond 30 years. How many movies do you watch are more then 30 years old? Certainly, your 8yo won't be watching them. Sorry, but the exceptions prove the rule in this case.
If you're watching an old movie, you know you are watching an old movie. I would hope you also know that things change over time, and certainly cultural norms change.
So, in a serious answer to a question I know you meant to be flip, I have no problem with changing the toy to be more inclusive *AND* keeping the aspects that are difficult to change around as-is.
The trick is to generally push in one direction, not to destroy the world in an effort to be politically correct, especially when the definition of "politically correct" is fleeting.
- Anonymous2 months ago
Gender neutral people are less than 1% of the population. If you think everything gendered should not be gender-neutral, you're CRAZY.
- Anonymous2 months ago
Any movie which portrays people as having a distinct gender should be boycotted and sued for discriminating against gender neutral persons.
- Pearl LLv 72 months ago
depends on who's in charge of them