Tag Archives: culture

Resolution?

Not the New Year’s sort. No, after obsessing over the whole cultural appropriation/not cultural appropriation question, I’ve come to a sort of resolution on it. Here’s where I’ve ended up: I am going to keep on doing what I do. … Continue reading

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More on culture and consumerism

I just can’t shake this, I know. However, it has been coming up as the subject of blogs I follow very regularly, so it’s top of mind. I have discovered that there’s a sliding scale of opinion, with two extremes: … Continue reading

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Cultural Appropriation

I have been doing a lot of thinking. I’m kind of a tumblr junkie and have been reading through several tumblrs that cover cultural appropriation and racial insensitivity. At first, I was very angry. I have the best of intentions! … Continue reading

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cultural appropriation

I’ve been following some tumblrs done by Hindu-Americans, and lately there’s been a lot of talk about cultural appropriation of Indian culture by Westerners. Mostly it’s about the Orientalists at the turn of the 20th century, but I think it’s … Continue reading

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