Cultural Appropriation: What Is It And Where Does It End?

Appropriation, you see, depends upon which side of the table you are sitting.

Cultural appropriation, for want of better words, is the adoption or use of the elements of one culture by members of another culture. It generally is framed, by the pundits, as harmful and is claimed to be a violation of the collective intellectual property rights of the originating culture. I want that to sink in for just a moment. Now, I am not sure whom is appointed to lead what culture; however, the pundits are a dime a dozen when it comes to raising hell about it. For the most part, when a . . .

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