Discussion: Depiction of Old Time Values

I’m wondering, for stories set in the past, how do you feel about depictions of old-time values that don’t exist any more? Do you prefer anything un-kosher be referenced vaguely, like putting (racial epithet) instead of the actual word? Do you read stories set in the past? What’s your opinion on them?

I think it’s important to make it abundantly clear that these values are wrong, and outdated for good reason both in your personal views and in the story itself.

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I agree that :

And also, yes, you should leave out racist slurs//degrading names used for people and replace it with

I think that Episode’s guidelines are pretty strict on racism and what you can show and say about it. I’d read through them again to make sure that your idea isn’t “too mature” for Episode.