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User Info: 90sNinja

90sNinja
4 weeks ago#11
Eh it makes sense, but Jax never really struck me as the "woke" type, more the Time Haters type.
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User Info: Lord_Shadow_19

Lord_Shadow_19
4 weeks ago#12
Depoinvil posted...
I personally love it. As a black man, I'd do the same thing if such a power was given to me. I'd say I'm surprised that this is upsetting people but who am I kidding...


That isn't the issue, the issue is the politics involved with making such an ending, especially when people in the world of MK, or Jax in particular have never dealt with any kind of racism before that would cause the ending to make sense.

Jax doesn't have a history of being woke or a part of BLM or anything, the ending just doesn't make sense giving the circumstances. Jax making a world great for those he knows such as friends and family would make sense sure, but possibly becoming a racist out of nowhere and possibly committing genocide doesn't seem to suit his character based on past games.
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User Info: Blue_Inigo

Blue_Inigo
4 weeks ago#13
There's nothing particularly "woke" about a black man with time magic at his disposal righting an obvious wrong
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green dragon
4 weeks ago#14
King-Kaido posted...
kitana is lesbian with jade

absolutely nothing wrong with that
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User Info: bige85

bige85
4 weeks ago#15
Lord_Shadow_19 posted...
Depoinvil posted...
I personally love it. As a black man, I'd do the same thing if such a power was given to me. I'd say I'm surprised that this is upsetting people but who am I kidding...


That isn't the issue, the issue is the politics involved with making such an ending, especially when people in the world of MK, or Jax in particular have never dealt with any kind of racism before that would cause the ending to make sense.

Jax doesn't have a history of being woke or a part of BLM or anything, the ending just doesn't make sense giving the circumstances. Jax making a world great for those he knows such as friends and family would make sense sure, but possibly becoming a racist out of nowhere and possibly committing genocide doesn't seem to suit his character based on past games.

This is my main problem with Jax's ending. It feel out of character for him.
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Not seeing the problem with this. Not like Jax flipped the script and rewrote history so that all white folk were subjugated instead or some nonsense. He fixed something that's been broken for centuries and made a world of fairness and equality, that's totally in character for a man that's dedicated his life to fighting for the sake of others.
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User Info: ProbesInRobes

ProbesInRobes
4 weeks ago#17
This game isn't woke enough.

User Info: DeathVelvien

DeathVelvien
4 weeks ago#18
I seriously have no idea how the living f*** people are interpreting this as Jax having changed history so that whites were enslaved/possibly genocided off the planet entirely, or how this makes him "racist."
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User Info: Lord_Shadow_19

Lord_Shadow_19
4 weeks ago#19
DeathVelvien posted...
I seriously have no idea how the living f*** people are interpreting this as Jax having changed history so that whites were enslaved/possibly genocided off the planet entirely, or how this makes him "racist."


The last panel shows a picture of a scene in America with only blacks, it's a stretch to say its white genocide sure, but then so is Jax suddenly becoming woke out of nowhere.

Also, being anti-white is a common thing among the woke populace.
Yang 2020
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User Info: Blue_Inigo

Blue_Inigo
4 weeks ago#20
bige85 posted...
Lord_Shadow_19 posted...
Depoinvil posted...
I personally love it. As a black man, I'd do the same thing if such a power was given to me. I'd say I'm surprised that this is upsetting people but who am I kidding...


That isn't the issue, the issue is the politics involved with making such an ending, especially when people in the world of MK, or Jax in particular have never dealt with any kind of racism before that would cause the ending to make sense.

Jax doesn't have a history of being woke or a part of BLM or anything, the ending just doesn't make sense giving the circumstances. Jax making a world great for those he knows such as friends and family would make sense sure, but possibly becoming a racist out of nowhere and possibly committing genocide doesn't seem to suit his character based on past games.

This is my main problem with Jax's ending. It feel out of character for him.

How is it out of character for the african american who is a soldier and so patriotic that he drapes himself in the american flag in some of his victory animations to get rid of slavery? Calling this ending "SJW" is such a moronic thing.
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