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  • Manquat
  • Newgookin

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    • November 15, 2018, 02:54:37 pm
    • Asan
Re: Recording of my online class for reference
« Reply #20 on: April 14, 2020, 09:07:14 am »
Mr. C,
The naked Kenyan boy. Not good. Change the image.


  • Mr C
  • The Legend

    • 2032

    • October 17, 2012, 03:00:40 pm
    • Seoul
Re: Recording of my online class for reference
« Reply #21 on: May 21, 2020, 10:44:02 pm »
Mr. C,
The naked Kenyan boy. Not good. Change the image.

Wow!  Uptight much, Manquat?

FTR, I actually altered the pic to remove the genitalia, aware of Korean sensibilities.  And after using this PPT for three years, no one in school or here has ever commented (and its been downloaded thousands of times by NETs here and at the page that must be not be named).  Until now.

I find it bizarre that in your 17 months as a waygook.org user, this is the ONLY post you've ever made, a month ago. 

Kirikou is a reasonably famous character whose little boy parts have been "on display" in comic strips, cartoons video games and figurines for 20+ years.

BTW, I have uploaded a dozen or so of my other online teaching videos at my YT "channel" in case you or anyone want to see how I've been trying to adapt old things and come up with new things: https://www.youtube.com/user/TuttleCapt/videos

I'm also interested to know from some of the previous commenters if my voice is less of a soporific in more recent vides.

You can't comment there, but you certainly can here.

« Last Edit: May 21, 2020, 11:00:07 pm by Mr C »
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Re: Recording of my online class for reference
« Reply #22 on: May 25, 2020, 02:49:09 pm »
Wow!  Uptight much, Manquat?

FTR, I actually altered the pic to remove the genitalia, aware of Korean sensibilities.  And after using this PPT for three years, no one in school or here has ever commented (and its been downloaded thousands of times by NETs here and at the page that must be not be named).  Until now.

I find it bizarre that in your 17 months as a waygook.org user, this is the ONLY post you've ever made, a month ago. 

Kirikou is a reasonably famous character whose little boy parts have been "on display" in comic strips, cartoons video games and figurines for 20+ years.

BTW, I have uploaded a dozen or so of my other online teaching videos at my YT "channel" in case you or anyone want to see how I've been trying to adapt old things and come up with new things: https://www.youtube.com/user/TuttleCapt/videos

I'm also interested to know from some of the previous commenters if my voice is less of a soporific in more recent vides.

You can't comment there, but you certainly can here.


At the risk of being presumptuous, the point I think Mr. C might be trying to make is that the picture you used could reinforce any negative stereotypes (and there are many) younger Koreans might have about Africans. South Africans are genuinely shocked at the student's reactions to PPTs with pictures of Johannesburg and Cape town "looking very first world" so to speak, so your pic might be playing a role in setting things back a little, for lack of a better way of putting it.

There are quite a few animated pictures on the web, of African children playing in different situations that look further away from the "poverty porn" images that some younger Koreans might be used to seeing when it comes to depictions of younger Africans. I'd recommend perhaps searching for and using one of those for future PPTs, it would go a long way.
Knowing what it feels like to be in pain, is exactly why we should try to be kind to others.


  • Mr C
  • The Legend

    • 2032

    • October 17, 2012, 03:00:40 pm
    • Seoul
Re: Recording of my online class for reference
« Reply #23 on: May 25, 2020, 07:57:30 pm »
At the risk of being presumptuous, the point I think Mr. C might be trying to make is that the picture you used could reinforce any negative stereotypes (and there are many) younger Koreans might have about Africans. South Africans are genuinely shocked at the student's reactions to PPTs with pictures of Johannesburg and Cape town "looking very first world" so to speak, so your pic might be playing a role in setting things back a little, for lack of a better way of putting it.

There are quite a few animated pictures on the web, of African children playing in different situations that look further away from the "poverty porn" images that some younger Koreans might be used to seeing when it comes to depictions of younger Africans. I'd recommend perhaps searching for and using one of those for future PPTs, it would go a long way.

Thanks for your comment.  The Kenyan boy, like all the characters in the PPT/video, is a cartoon character that is tagged to the countries represented--Kirikou is a well-known figure in Kenya.  He is a brave, resourceful child and I doubt a lot of Kenyans would be ashamed of his use here.  On that basis, actually Dora is really the odd one out, since it's never made explicit (to my knowledge) that she is from Mexico. 
« Last Edit: May 26, 2020, 06:10:18 am by Mr C »
Mr. C is not a bad person, in fact is quite a good person here. One of the best people on this forum if you really look at it
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