- Me:Hey Dad, I have a question
- Dad:Alright, lets see if it's within my reach
- Me:What do you think of cultural appropriation?
- Me:Cultural appropriation.
- Dad:I think you mean acculturation.
- Me:yeah, I do. But I was using the term the Social Justice Morons use.
- Dad:It's a necessary part of being human, you can't just keep the one culture all of your life!
I’d like to point out that eating potatoes is really degrading and offensive to Irish culture. Its really not cool guys.
Spoon Theory & “Appropriation”
So since Tumblr decided to drop this the first time that I posted it, here’s a briefer version of this:I’ve been seeing it go ‘round the internets that ‘using the spoon theory when you are not disabled is appropriation.’Lemme be the first person to say that a) that is not a universally-held view in ...
“The cultures of people of color are either packaged for consumption or called upon to fill cultural and spiritual voids of Eurocentrism.”
stop white people from calling every silk robe a fucking kimono 2k14
white girls can’t wear bindis because in sixth grade one time i was dropped off at school by my aunt who was wearing a bindi at the time and some girl’s mom whispered to her friend how she would never let her daughter play with me because my family had probably been happy about 9/11 and ...
“…using someone else’s cultural symbols to satisfy a personal need for self-expression is an exercise in privilege.”
“I think a lot of people don’t understand that when we talk about these issues—blackface, rape jokes, the appropriation of marginalized...”
“Lets remember that cultural appropriation is not simply about ‘borrowing what it is not yours’, it is also fundamentally about V...”
We don’t hate people who put pineapples on their pizzas. We don’t hate people who put ketchup on their pizzas. We don’t hate people who eat pizza with american toppings and recipe. That because everyone has their personal taste and there’s nothing wrong it it! But just don’t call it “italian”. Why? ...