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Are You Responsible For What Other People Do?  
User currently offlineLehpron From United States of America, joined Jul 2001, 7028 posts, RR: 20
Posted (9 years 10 months 1 week 4 days 6 hours ago) and read 2793 times:

This came about from Carlos Mencia's "No Strings Attached". I know it came out a while ago but something caught my attention and I just thought I would bring it to yours.

From his stand up, "You wanna scare me? You don't know who I am. I'm not white, I don't apologize for what my country did to become great, do you understand that?"

My inquiry: Since when are white folks (or anyone) have any responsibilities as to what their parents, grandparents, etc. did? Say your dad or mom killed someone either when you were young or before you were born, should you have to apologize for it? What kind of impact could you have had? While I hope lessons were learned, I feel as long as a modern group doesn't go off doing the same thing, what does it matter who did what way back then?

The meaning of life is curiosity; we were put on this planet to explore opportunities.
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User currently offlineCastleIsland From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 1, posted (9 years 10 months 1 week 4 days 5 hours ago) and read 2785 times:

I will never be held responsible for anything anyone else ever did. Period. Kill me instead.

An exception, although I will not have children, is that parents should be held responsible for their child's actions up until age 18. If they don't agree, maybe that would be a fantastic deterrent toward having children. A good thing, IMO.

User currently offlineHAWK21M From India, joined Jan 2001, 31875 posts, RR: 54
Reply 2, posted (9 years 10 months 1 week 3 days 19 hours ago) and read 2758 times:

I Agree.Only the Individual Concerned can be held responsible for their Actions.Period.

Think of the brighter side!
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