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  • As the party descends into chaos, at one point the guests breaks into the song "Jeg har set en lille Negermand"note , lead by Michael. This is undoubtly done to offend Helene's black boyfriend. However, the song itself isn't racist at all, it's instead a naive song (it was originally recorded by a child) about racial equality (it ends with the suggestion that everyone on earth should be painted blue, so everyoune would look alike). However, due to the extreme Values Dissonance of the lyrics, it is commonly believed to be a racist song, so it'd make sense for Michael and the rest of the guests to sing it. They genuinely thought it was a racist song.

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