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Disney's Aladdin is Racist?
Disney has a 21-second warning before you watch Aladdin on Disney Plus that says it's racist, apologizes, and will do better in the future. So I decided to give it a watch from a child's perspective and see what racist lessons this piece of shit movie teaches kids.
I did this to demonstrate how stupid the "woke" can be and how dangerous they can be if we allow their groupthink to influence us in ways that make us act on their mistruths. Adding this warning will confuse an audience when the lessons are wholesome.
The movie opens up with Aladdin and his monkey sidekick Abu running away from guards after stealing 1 loaf of bread to eat. When they finally escape, while explaining in song why they stole (to survive), they run into orphan children who start to ask for bread. Aladdin gives them his share of bread, and after some hesitance (because he is a monkey), even Abu gives the orphans his bread. Then they continue to go hungry.
So far, the lessons are to give to those less fortunate and even give us a perspective of why we shouldn't just instantly hate all "thieves" without thinking of their perspective first. That’s good defence against groupthink.
After Aladdin finds Genie and sets his sight on Jasmine, the entire movie is basically Aladdin trying to win her over. To do this, he believes he must be a prince. Genie tries to teach Aladdin throughout the film that materialism and social status mean nothing when it comes to love. Jasmine would not like him for those things; she would only like him for who he is. And love, based on those things, is not truly love. Aladdin, desperate to win Jasmine's approval, pays this advice no mind and continues trying to be someone he is not.
In the end, everyone discovers who the bad guy really is, and Aladdin is forced into telling Jasmine the truth about who he really is. If he had done this from the start, none of the bad things throughout the film would have happened. And Disney makes this fact very obvious throughout the whole movie.
The bad things throughout the film happen because Aladdin thinks he needs wealth and social status to be a good person worthy of love when he already is a good person worthy of love. They also happen because he is dishonest and makes up stories to try and act cool, as children do.
In the end, when he finally does tell Jasmine the truth, the conflict is resolved, and they live happily ever after.
Okay, so what did this piece of shit movie teach kids?
It taught them to always behave with honesty and integrity, it taught them about seeing someone for who they are and giving to the less fortunate, and it focused on materialism, wealth, and social status leading to ruin and unhappiness. It really helps delete the ego if watched from the proper perspective.
So, in conclusion, this movie was racist, and everyone who made the original Aladdin must be racist too.