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dreamsicle

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  1. dreamsicle added a post in a topic Sulli f(x) / @jelly_jilli   

    But free speech still isn't absolute. There are other forms of limits to speech that aren't always governmental or even institutional, ie. societal pressures. Or how some forms of speech can suppress others. And not all forms of speech are equal as well. But also the freedom of speech doesn't necessitate the right to a platform and audience either. There's a lot of un/spoken regulations in life to keep things running and functional in many outlets of life. To restate my point, you can't be a dick and expect zero ramifications. I still do feel iffy about governmental measures against it and agree that it's not going to be an effective change in korean soceity. but I'm also not going to actively defend ppl who use their right to speech to harm others. 
    As for your second point. I didn't really say that though. My main point was that aside from learning how to cope with depression and anxiety, other mental health issues should be addressed, such as the cause of toxic behavior. Saying, oh, there's always going to mean people, you should just learn cope is only addressing half of the issue and puts the onus of the victim and not the perpetrator. Properly channeling these negative feelings so that they aren't harmful to the person and others is something that also should be addressed. Instead of, you know, leaving hateful comments on a kpop celeb's ig. 
    Like yes, Sulli's mental health as well as other kpop stars should be addressed, receive treatment and so on...but so should the hateful netizens. They can't be healthy people themselves either. 
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  2. dreamsicle added a post in a topic Sulli f(x) / @jelly_jilli   

    It's still so bizarre that she's gone. I remember f(x) debuting back when I was still into kpop. While I never really got into them, Sulli always stood out to me for her smile. She had a really lovely one. Looking back at her photos this year in particular, she seems physically unwell: she's disconcertingly thin and has really dark circles consistently. I think the post of her and her grandparents is really retroactively tragic though. I feel deeply for her friends and family. 
    Reading up about her, she really does seem like a really caring and sweet person who uncharacteristically spoke out against societal issues, esp in conservative korea. 
    I'm also american, so obviously my opinion is thru that lens but my understanding of free speech (even in the US), is not absolute. Certain forms of speech are punishable within some legalities, esp morally reprehensible ones like telling someone to kill themselves. Freedom of speech =/= freedom from consequence. Like, you can't expect to be a dick and not have it bite back at you in some manner. 
    Don't mistake this for being pro-governmental intervention though. Yeah, it's tragic she wasn't/didn't get treatment that would have really benefited her, but people could also.....not be assholes? It's not hard. I don't think that's a wild idea. In an ideal world both would of have happened. 
    While addressing bullying in response to mental is a step in the right direction, punishing netizens for abusive comments seems....really reactionary? I'm no sociologist or psychologist or anything or the sort but if mental health is going to be discussed on a large societal scale (esp in Korea) it'd seem like it'd be better to not only to educate people on how to cope with anxiety, depression, et cetera, but also address the cause of what causes the need to lash out like Sulli's antifans and other hostile behaviors. 
     
    tl;dr: freedom of speech isn't necessarily absolute and doesn't mean freedom from the consequences of what (shitty) things you say. also, if mental health in korea is going to be discussed, then also address the causes of why people turn into anti-fans and be so arbitrarily aggressive
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  3. dreamsicle added a post in a topic "Who is this?" Thread   

    Hi, any recognize either these models or the photoshoot? I can't find the latter. Thanks in advance! :-)

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  4. dreamsicle added a post in a topic "Who is this?" Thread   

    lol you posted her ig url right under her photo
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  5. dreamsicle added a post in a topic "Who is this?" Thread   

    oh man that's dedication, props to you for finding accounts for people
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  6. dreamsicle added a post in a topic Unpopular opinions   

    Tiny food makes me irrationally makes me upset because it seems like a lot of effort for not a lot of food
    Pandas frustrate me because they cute but it's notoriously difficult to get them to have babies
    I don't like Hot Cheetos all that much
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  7. dreamsicle added a post in a topic "Who is this?" Thread   

    Wow thanks!!  How'd you find her?
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  8. dreamsicle added a post in a topic "Who is this?" Thread   

    Hi! Anyone know who she is? Thank you! 
    (also, how do you guys find people when reverse image search doesn't work?)

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  9. dreamsicle added a post in a topic "Who is this?" Thread   

    Thank you! :-)
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  10. dreamsicle added a post in a topic Random Chat Thread   

    my fav youtube gaming channel split up and i've been a fan for a better part of a decade
    they were a huge influence on my sense of humor and helped me through some rough times 
    now i'm big sad
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  11. dreamsicle added a post in a topic Unpopular opinions   

    She's hilarious and one of the funniest on the show. Honestly, she's really badass at times. At least I thought so as I got older.
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  12. dreamsicle added a post in a topic "Who is this?" Thread   

    name please? 
     
    thank you!!

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  13. dreamsicle added a post in a topic babymeia   

    Yep. Low key glad she deleted the really bad photoshop of her waist I posted earlier in the thread. But she also deleted a lot of the photos that made the photoshop obivious. 
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  14. dreamsicle added a post in a topic hyulari   

    you made a general statement and not a specific one originally 
    And I picked some lesser know girls too who just have regular dark brown eyes. I forgot to add in babymeia too, she did a thing with chanel and has dark brown eyes so I think it really doesn't have to do too much with their eye color.
    anyways, I wonder if hyulari still really wants to go to UCI for ICS still because it's becoming a lot more selective in general (even for transfers) and the ICS school has only 200 open spots next year
    I told a friend about her and we both agreed there's no way you can attend this school and be an influencer at the same time 
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  15. dreamsicle added a post in a topic hyulari   

    Eh, not at all
    Some of the girls on the welovecoco account aren't even super popular anyways, so I guess they're just appealing to Chanel as beauty bloggers in some way
     
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