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    (Original post by chemting)
    Some Indian scholars have pointed out that it was in fact Ancient Indian mathematicians/astronomers (for e.g. Brahmagupta) that taught Arabs Mathematics and Astronomy before Islamic scholars studied it.

    Thus, white people complaining about cultural appropriation is cultural appropriation! These social justice warriors should be ashamed of their white supremacist, imperialistic acts!
    Yet the arabs and islamic scholars were better at it?
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    (Original post by queen-bee)
    Because people place great importance in their cultural practices. This is why I want to ask people why they think cultural appropriation is a bad thing. Maybe it's misrepresentation of somebody else's culture by another person? In a negative light ?
    That. It's also (butting in) it's also exploitation that doesn't benefit the exploited group.

    Let's say someone is pretending to be Arab, or who blatantly isn't Arab at all, and then I don't know...starts a social group on campus...that is meant to be the voice for Arab people on a certain topic, and then deliberately makes a living off this, or at least gets exposure from this. Meanwhile at least the Arabs on that campus don't agree with any of it. Like Rachel Dolezal in the NAACP. It's ****ed up if not just completely annoying.
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    (Original post by luminarychild)
    Yet the arabs and islamic scholars were better at it?
    Oh jeez.
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    (Original post by somesomebody)
    That. It's also (butting in) it's also exploitation that doesn't benefit the exploited group.

    Let's say someone is pretending to be Arab, or who blatantly isn't Arab at all, and then I don't know...starts a social group on campus...that is meant to be the voice for Arab people on a certain topic, and then deliberately makes a living off this, or at least gets exposure from this. Meanwhile at least the Arabs on that campus don't agree with any of it. Like Rachel Dolezal in the NAACP. It's ****ed up if not just completely annoying.
    Apparently Sean King is the new Rachel dolezal and making a living from the #blacklivesmatter movement
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    It's my sister's college too. Not sure whether to laugh or cry.
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    (Original post by queen-bee)
    Because people place great importance in their cultural practices. This is why I want to ask people why they think cultural appropriation is a bad thing. Maybe it's misrepresentation of somebody else's culture by another person? In a negative light ?
    Cultural appropriation is just using part of somebodies culture. How can that be a bad thing when every single culture has do it in some way.
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    (Original post by queen-bee)
    Apparently Sean King is the new Rachel dolezal and making a living from the #blacklivesmatter movement
    Heard of him, had to google to refresh my memz, and yes that fool. It's psychotic. Can we not be politically correct for once in our sad lives and just admit transracialism is a ****ing joke. And that cultural appropriation isn't one. FFS.
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    (Original post by somesomebody)
    Indians are pale and dark North and South. But majority North and South are dark or visibly South Asian.

    Stop watching TV.
    They are significantly paler in the North
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    (Original post by Kiytt)
    It's my sister's college too. Not sure whether to laugh or cry.
    Laugh at the party idea. Like a fancy dress party. Oi vey lol

    also, if I wanted to dress as a white person...

    what would that be like?

    :hmmmm:
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    (Original post by somesomebody)
    Heard of him, had to google to refresh my memz, and yes that fool. It's psychotic. Can we not be politically correct for once in our sad lives and just admit transracialism is a ****ing joke. And that cultural appropriation isn't one. FFS.
    But Sean king,unlike Rachel dolezal is adamant that he has black heritage and that he every right to identify as a black man
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    (Original post by Mathemagicien)
    They are significantly paler in the North
    Again. Stop. You are wrong. Just stop.
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    (Original post by queen-bee)
    But Sean king,unlike Rachel dolezal is adamant that he has black heritage and that he every right to identify as a black man
    Lmao all I can do is laugh. If he has no black parents nor grandparents he needs help.
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    Can someone help me? I want to attend this amazing event

    but how would I dress like a Frenchie?

    Josb any suggesti-on-es?

    Right You can't suggest. Becuase that would be ****ing ridiculous.
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    Mathemagicien

    Just google. Google any place in "North India." Like it's one plot of land, "North India" is vast as ****.

    Now google a place in the region.

    I'll help you and say Uttar Pradesh.

    Now google its people.

    Now stop saying North Indians are white.

    Now disappear.
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    (Original post by Howard)
    White people with dreadlocks. They suck ass.
    Dont knock analingus til you try it.
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    (Original post by DiddyDec)
    Cultural appropriation is just using part of somebodies culture. How can that be a bad thing when every single culture has do it in some way.
    (Original post by queen-bee)
    x
    Answer the question.
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    Never in all my days have I ever.
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    (Original post by luminarychild)
    Yet the arabs and islamic scholars were better at it?
    Wow you're triggered. That is a debate you can have with Hindu Nationals and Indian scholars, and I am neither of those.

    You have completely missed the point of my post...
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    (Original post by somesomebody)
    But you don't see that instead of just hiring an Indian woman who is more talented and more beautiful with brown skin would be better?

    Instead of spray tanning the poor girl and making her cram-learn Tamil?
    I mean...if they played a white dude to be tanned up to play in Slumdog it would've...been sh*t. lol
    LOL! Slumdog was total sh*t anyway.
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    (Original post by Howard)
    LOL! Slumdog was total sh*t anyway.
    Doesn't mean a damn thing coming from you.
 
 
 
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