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Shiplord Kirel, Friend of Moose and Squirrel4/15/2019 9:49:53 pm PDT

re: #74 William Lewis

Just because they started as one thing does not mean that they stay that way. The zombie genre has been corrupted beyond redemption by racists for racists. Doesn’t matter what it was but now that’s all that it is.

I don’t think the connection is the intent of the creators so much as the filtered interpretation of the racists. The zombie apocalypse is a near-ideal metaphor for the common racist survival vision of mindless hordes of “others” pouring out of the inner cities to loot and pillage “when the welfare checks stop.” Problem is, it is also a good metaphor for other situations in which people feel threatened by a mindless mass, like me when I lived in Lubbock. If the genre is associated with racists, that is on the racists rather than the genre and its fans in general.