I am going to make a post very different from my previous ones about the multiracial experience. For the sake of showing my growth, I will keep those about, but knowing what I do now, there is so much I would change. They were authentic feelings, those experiences and reflections. Yet, there are quite a few insights I have faced the past week that knowing what I do now, the wisdom I had acquired, I would have changed several things I have done these years. Or, even what I had written about, really. Continue reading “Not Commonly Treated As White Does Not Mean Never Passing: It Counts in Colorism”
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When talking about cultural appropriation, one risks incensed Twitter arguments, hate-mobs, and self-entitled internet personalities claiming victimization for merely being asked to give credit to cultures where it is due. Continue reading “Deliberations: More Courageous Conversations About Cultural Appropriation, And How to Handle Criticisms”
Navaratri is at its end, and I am grateful I have been able to read through the Chandi and keep up with my nine day vegetarian fast I chose to undergo. I feel over all this Navaratri had been one of my best ones to date, even if the tail end of it had led to some difficulties. Difficulties of which I have reflected on considerably. Continue reading “Pre to Post-Navaratri 2018 Reflection: Empathy, Limits, and Prayer for Others (Part II – Cultivating Empathy)”