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    She did not “tip the scale.” Doing so would have...

    She did not “tip the scale.” Doing so would have entailed her signaling to voters to vote for Lorna, or, worse yet, forcing them to vote for her. Moreover, based on how the election was described,...
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    This is very true. Exactly. Also, if I may...

    This is very true.



    Exactly. Also, if I may belabor my point, there is nothing that gives the impression that Lorna accepted the position on the team based on anything Jean did, which...
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    That is a valid point, though the overemphasis on...

    That is a valid point, though the overemphasis on said point gives the false impression that the only reason Lorna is on the team is because Jean forced her to be. I know it is not your intention to...
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    Lorna chose to accept the position on the new...

    Lorna chose to accept the position on the new team, which Jean did not force her to do. Even after the election, she could have turned down the offer, making it clear that she didn’t, in fact, want...
  5. Good. I hope it's seared into your brain. ...

    Good. I hope it's seared into your brain.



    Isn't that what we've had during this era? I mean, Hickman is a "super fan" of Emma, so...
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    Firstly, the context I am providing is well known...

    Firstly, the context I am providing is well known and has been around since the mid-1980s, as noted by Anthony Oliveira, who wrote a story centered on Bobby for Marvel Voices: Pride earlier this...
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    This is true. I was responding to you saying...

    This is true. I was responding to you saying “Jean knew about the existence of aliens,” but, on second thought, that’s true too. In either case, the Dark Phoenix certainly didn’t commit genocide. It...
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    Be that as it may, the “joke” is homophobic, and...

    Be that as it may, the “joke” is homophobic, and it impacted Bobby negatively, as evidenced by his reaction.
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    That’s quite the reach.

    That’s quite the reach.
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    I thought you all might appreciate this. From...

    I thought you all might appreciate this.

    From @archeohistories on Twitter:



    https://mobile.twitter.com/archeohistories/status/1465132285309509632
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    My mother, whom I thank god for every day, was...

    My mother, whom I thank god for every day, was most definitely better qualified to handle my coming out.



    The scene makes it pretty clear that he was wrestling with the truth about his...
  12. Oh, that's not happening. The executive producer...

    Oh, that's not happening. The executive producer of the show is a huge Jean fan (he has a tattoo of her as Phoenix on the inside of his forearm) who is fully aware of the shit she's received due to...
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    It’s been established that time-displaced teenage...

    It’s been established that time-displaced teenage Jean is “the” Jean Grey. Put it this way: If teenage Jean had been killed during her time-displacement, the Dark Phoenix Saga would have never...
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    Firstly, neither Jean nor the clone the Phoenix...

    Firstly, neither Jean nor the clone the Phoenix Force fashioned after her committed genocide, which, per Oxford Dictionary, is defined as follows:



    The Phoenix clone-turned Dark Phoenix...
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    I see what you mean. Are you basing the...

    I see what you mean. Are you basing the comparison on superficial parallels (e.g., powers)?
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    Totally agree. Thank you for the assist!...

    Totally agree.



    Thank you for the assist! I consider most of you more knowledgeable and able to retain much more of Jean's history than I am. I'm somewhat fickle. I have too many planets (6)...
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    I've already established the difference between...

    I've already established the difference between my situation and Bobby's. My mother was a grown woman; Jean was not. Moreover, my mother had self-control (she has her Master's in Social Work); Jean...
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    Thank you for acknowledging my experience and not...

    Thank you for acknowledging my experience and not feeling the need to label it something that I no longer consider it: a violation.



    When you put it this way, the blowback makes a lot more...
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    P.S. The other key point that made a world of...

    P.S. The other key point that made a world of difference is that neither my mother nor best friend pushed me to come out to anyone else. In fact, they insisted that I officially come out when I was...
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    This is fair and I can agree with it. In...

    This is fair and I can agree with it.



    In my case, I felt extremely angry at both my best friend and mother. I accused them of violating my privacy and personal autonomy. However, as my sense...
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    This doesn’t apply to Dark Phoenix only, though,...

    This doesn’t apply to Dark Phoenix only, though, as has been established. Also, it makes sense that Jean, being an Omega Level telepath, would be so effortlessly powerful, i.e., would have to work to...
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    My mother actually entered my room and rummaged...

    My mother actually entered my room and rummaged through my belongings, which is how she found the letter I had written to my best friend. I was a well-behaved teenager, so she had no reason to snoop...
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    I found another panel in which Ororo remembers...

    I found another panel in which Ororo remembers Jean talking about having to block out others' thoughts. It's from Uncanny X-Men #151:
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    I loved Xorn Grey: ...

    I loved Xorn Grey:

    https://comicnewbies.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/11/future-xorn-reveals-her-identity-2.jpg
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    But the way Jean describes how she has to...

    But the way Jean describes how she has to safeguard her mind, it seems like it would be equivalent to maintaining a muscle contracted.

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    In other news, Jean is an educated woman (most of...
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