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This is a response to: I think to create order and understand things - we put people into boxes. Not just race/sexual orientation - but also common personalities traits
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Thank you for this thoughtful response. It does make sense. We do tend to over generalize and stereotype people. I think you have a great point about
07/14/17 12:02 PM




our minds wanting to order and arrange things to make sense.

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* Serious question that is not meant to be race baiting so I hope no one takes it as such. When comparing current HGs to HGs on previous seasons, why do
CoyoteBB
07/13/17 10:15 PM
xx * Maybe if BB recruited actual players and not characters to fit their narrative, it wouldn't happen so often. NT
BabyScorpion
07/16/17 11:29 PM
xx * People compare based on all kinds of looks, not just race. For instance people with glasses will also be compared to others with glasses. I think...
WillettDrizzle
07/14/17 10:13 PM
xx * Exactly. First impressions are usually lasting, and the first impression we nearly always get of people is a visual one. Even moreso for a TV show
JAF
07/15/17 06:23 AM
xx * This is very common for people to do and it is rarely consciously or intended racism. It happens w sports figures a lot. It’s kind of a lazy short
arbo
07/14/17 04:40 PM
xx * It's sociological, even primal, to make comparisons via clinal variations imo. Comparing Dom to Zakiyah is nuts though; Jessica seems closer to me!
Majuro
07/14/17 08:54 AM
xx * Thanks! Even though they cast very stereotypically, I still enjoy the social experiment aspect of the show and seeing how the HGs respond to power and
CoyoteBB
07/14/17 12:06 PM
xx * I think to create order and understand things - we put people into boxes. Not just race/sexual orientation - but also common personalities traits
doodles444s
07/14/17 08:37 AM
xx * Thank you for this thoughtful response. It does make sense. We do tend to over generalize and stereotype people. I think you have a great point about
CoyoteBB
07/14/17 12:02 PM
xx * May have been based on pre show interviews.
Papacrispin
07/14/17 08:05 AM
xx * Thanks for your response. My question was a larger one about this tendency in general, not specifically Alex and Pao Pao. NT
CoyoteBB
07/14/17 12:00 PM
xx * LOL this isn't just a BB thing - happens in other mediums as well, especially in sports and entertainment. White basketball players are usually...
Osei
07/14/17 07:48 AM
xx * Yes, I realize that. This is a BB forum though so I'm relating it to that. Why do you think that is? NT
CoyoteBB
07/14/17 11:58 AM

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