id22938284's comment made me think. We, as a society, are obviously still scarred by institutionalised racism of the past, and suggesting that a black woman appears like 'a monkey' can still provoke a very strong response - despite the clearly monkey-like style of the way she's climbing the fence. I thought it was a bit unfair to come down so hard on him, we don't know the guy; we don't know if his intent was hurtful or playful. It's harsh to judge without knowing. To live in a truly post-racial society, we need to re-appropriate the language of the past and cleanse it of its racist stigmas and create a pure, equal and democratic language. -- But then I looked at his profile and saw he listens exclusively to Trance music and concluded he's probably a racist. Fuck him.