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This is a response to: It's sociological, even primal, to make comparisons via clinal variations imo. Comparing Dom to Zakiyah is nuts though; Jessica seems closer to me!
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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
07/14/17 12:06 PM




to being at the bottom. This extends to the fans too. How the people on Jokers react is pretty fascinating. It's so amazing how people can see people so differently or even change facts of events depending on how they view it. Love it!

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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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