Great article from Santafemous. “How do we make peace with the past? We are all borrowing from one another, could that be cause to celebrate and enjoy our common ground?”
A Burner recently posted on Facebook that she had lost her segue during Burning Man 2014. Her request for assistance was rapidly subjugated to a heated name-calling fest that resulted in the post being deleted. Because her photo showed her wearing a headdress, the woman was called a douche, and she was accused of cultural appropriation. As the thread devolved, the people posting called one another ignorant, clueless, assholes, idiots, haters & uppity bitches. It culminated in this vulgar comment:
“I do believe this is a joke and if it is not…I buried it out by the trash fence after I stole your hooker and corn holed her at the clown tent. Thanks for the great ride.”
As the sputum flew, I took a screen shot of the post, thinking I’d like to write about it. I have altered the photo to protect the woman’s identity.
The Burning Man Principle of Radical Self-Expression…
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