Being humble about what one claims to know goes a long way. If someone asks you a question and you don’t know the answer, you say “I don’t know.”
Find out if what you’re doing is cultural misappropriation in 7 questions or less.
A group I am a part of recently had a social justice warrior cry “cultural misappropriation!!!” on a dearly-held tradition of theirs. Unsure of what to do, this group stopped doing the “offensive act” altogether. Years of their tradition immediately ceased because one person felt some minor offense. Continue reading “Is it Cultural Mis-Appropriation? A Handy Guide”
Being human today is probably no different than being human 4,000 years ago.
Here’s a few general observations I’ve made about humanity: our personality, social traits, and philosophies, both pessimistic and optimistic. When you boil it down, a human being today is probably no different than a human being 4,000 years ago. Please keep in mind that I realize these are blanket generalizations that do not apply to every individual human being. Continue reading “Observations on Humanity”