I’m still blogging about Wrestling on my new blog if anyone is interested.

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Most wrestling fans are probably wondering why I would ask such a question comparing The Rock, one of the most beloved wrestlers of all time to John Cena, who most internet wrestling fans would consider the Jar Jar Binks of professional wrestling, but when you look at the facts there is only one difference between these two iconic superstars; reaction.

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This is a post I wrote from my new blog if anyone is interested in reading and following my new blog.

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With 2012 coming to an end it is time for me to do another generic top ten countdown to signify what I thought were the best albums of the year. Any comments as to what you believe the actual top ten are welcome along with things you liked and didn’t like about the list. Without further ado let the countdown begin.

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A personal perception of homophobia

http://www.starcitygames.com/magic/strategy/25236-The-Kitchen-Table-394-Ending-Homophobia-In-Magic.html?fb_comment_id=fbc_489714264393453_5623255_491070874257792#f3149a3fcc

“I know what it’s like when people tease you relentlessly about (being gay), and I know what it’s like when society assumes that you’re something when you were born differently,” said Abe Sargent in his article The Kitchen Table #394 – Ending Homophobia In Magic.

This article describes a personal story of how sometimes words can negatively affect someone and how even though words have been somewhat “socialized” into our culture. This article attacks the idea of  how words that are used in the game magic to insult someone can actually be really offensive slurs that will demean an entire population of people. Terms such as “Gay” or “fag” have been socialized to be just an insult to someone versus what it actually is, a word that is used to insult a whole community of people; the LGBT community.

In the end Abe uses a P.S. to explain his disdain with the word homophobia and how it is incorrect on both suffixes. Homo implies same so it is does not encompass Trangendered people and the suffix phobia implies a fear which justifies their actions. This short paragraph correlates with the other article referenced in my previous blog post.

The ostracization of the term “Homophobia”

If you look at the term homophobia in a literal context it means the fear of something that is same. If you look at it by what it implies it is a fear of homosexuals. If you look at it in it what it actually is it is an ideology that promotes hatred as something that can be justified.

http://www.autostraddle.com/the-associated-press-stamps-out-homophobia-but-not-in-a-good-way-15075/

In this article the word homophobia is looked at and explained in a numerous of ways. It looks at it historically, literally, and in application and explains why it should not be used. By calling something a phobia you are explaining someones actions as an irrational fear they can’t control and are therefore almost justifying their actions. This article focuses on how the term phobia has been removed from the Associated Press in political and social context because it is used to justify political and social actions that are otherwise not justifiable.