why do you use SJW as a pejorative? there's nothing wrong with critisizing problematic material or calling out people who perpetrate it. you seem incredibly naive, but it also shows how priviledged you are if you can just sit back and watch injustices happen because they dont affect you whatsoever. also nothing is "just fiction" because nothing exists in a vacuum.
Here’s your answer for the SJW bit! I never see tumblr SJWs doing anything that’s actually good. Like, with this ask, what have you done, really? You’ve insulted me and you’ve accused me of having privilege, but you don’t know anything about me or what I actively do and advocate for. You’ve accomplished nothing by being an asshole, except, of course, make yourself look bad. You know exactly nothing of my experiences, but you’re more than willing to discount them and assign your assumptions onto me, which is the exact opposite of what a SJW is supposed to do. Calling people out for doing something you don’t like isn’t making the world a better place, it’s you pushing your own toxicity onto others. No one owes you anything, no one has to cater to you or change who they are for you and why the hell should they when you’re a nobody to them? And if me choosing to not go around openly attacking people who I view as Problematic makes me “incredibly naïve” then so be it, I really couldn’t care what you think or what you want to call me. I’ve never shied from speaking out about what I think about the things that bother me or about the content I don’t agree with, but I’m not about to go attack someone for liking something I don’t like. And if I did want to talk to someone, unlike you, I’d be brave and talk to the person off anon and actually talk to them to hear their side of things rather than spew nonsense into their inbox and pretend like my opinion is the only one that matters.
Discussion is a two way street, anon, and if you’re not willing to listen to the other person, then it’s obviously not really a discussion you’re wanting, is it? No, the only reason you’re here hiding on anon is to be Problematic and cause drama and to garner a bit of gratification out of it. I grew bored of your kind of person a long time ago and it makes me wonder who the truly naïve one of us is.
say what you want about woobifying villains, but i think tragic backstories and redemption via love are staples for good reason. we want to believe that people are fundamentally good, just hardened by a harsh world. that suffering earns you a happy ending. because then it means something, then pain isn’t just senseless and futile.
people don’t ‘excuse’ the actions of villains because they just don’t take those actions seriously. i think it’s a kind of projection - we forgive them because we want to forgive ourselves, and we look for the good in them because we want to see that in the world, even in people who have wronged and hurt us. because earth is a goddamn terrifying place if other humans really are evil, if they’re really monsters.
and idk, i just think it’s kind of beautiful that we all want to believe that the scariest mass-murdering motherfucker alive can be brought down by something as pure and innocent as love. that love is the answer, not violence. i don’t think that’s cheap or ‘problematic’ or a bad influence. i think it’s human, and profoundly optimistic in a way that few people are brave enough to be.
this is legitimally one of the gayest scenes that I ever had to witness in my entire life. like I’m not even joking. you have to make some intense leaps of logic to find a hetero way to read this scene. how was this aired in 60’s television. i’m amazed
pro tip: if you don’t like something, don’t reblog it with your rude, irrelevant tags bashing the thing you obviously hate. cause people don’t spend their time making things for you to shit on. don’t be an asshole :))