Gentoo Forums
Gentoo Forums
Gentoo Forums
Quick Search: in
"You are NOT oppressed!"
View unanswered posts
View posts from last 24 hours

 
Reply to topic    Gentoo Forums Forum Index Off the Wall
View previous topic :: View next topic  
Author Message
VinzC
Advocate
Advocate


Joined: 17 Apr 2004
Posts: 4950
Location: Dark side of the mood

PostPosted: Mon Sep 17, 2018 10:00 am    Post subject: "You are NOT oppressed!" Reply with quote

Hi all.

I've watched a video — youtube suggestion, sometimes... — a while ago about a guy named Dave Rubin, facing a female student who IMHO was more trying to confront than understand him. I didn't get the whole point of that comedy but at one moment Dave Rubin says : « You are not harassed, you're entitled! » (TL;DR: you have to wait for about twelve minutes of nonsense to reach that point.)

According to what I found on various dictionaries
Quote:
ENTITLED (adjective)
The adjective ENTITLED has 2 senses:
  1. qualified for by right according to law
  2. given a title or identifying name

What?

I don't get the meaning of that word from that... conversation. What did he mean exactly? (So far I believe he was claiming «you just think you are [harassed]». I still believe that's it but I just wonder what "entitled" is supposed to be used for in that sentence.)
_________________
Gentoo addict: tomorrow I quit, I promise!... Just one more emerge...
1739!
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
aidanjt
Veteran
Veteran


Joined: 20 Feb 2005
Posts: 1104
Location: Rep. of Ireland

PostPosted: Mon Sep 17, 2018 10:46 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Entitled can informally refer to a person who behaves in a spoilt or obnoxious manner as if they're owed a right or privilege that nobody has a right to have.
_________________
juniper wrote:
you experience political reality dilation when travelling at american political speeds. it's in einstein's formulas. it's not their fault.
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
VinzC
Advocate
Advocate


Joined: 17 Apr 2004
Posts: 4950
Location: Dark side of the mood

PostPosted: Tue Sep 18, 2018 6:55 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Thanks aidanjt, I've learnt something new today ;-) .

In French (my mother tongue) there's no equivalent to my knowledge. A possible response could be something like
Quote:
Mais personne ne te met la pression, pour qui tu te prends?
I guess.
_________________
Gentoo addict: tomorrow I quit, I promise!... Just one more emerge...
1739!
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
Display posts from previous:   
Reply to topic    Gentoo Forums Forum Index Off the Wall All times are GMT
Page 1 of 1

 
Jump to:  
You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot vote in polls in this forum