Monthly Archives: July 2016

Barry’s Blog # 171: Cultural Appropriation? Part Four of Seven

So, have Maya and I been engaging in cultural appropriation all these years? And which cultural forms are we making use of? The terms we need to make peace with are calling, permission, authenticity and community. After participating in several … Continue reading

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Barry’s Blog # 170: Cultural Appropriation? Part Three of Seven

When the iron bird flies and horses run on wheels, the Dharma will come to the land of the red faces. – Tibetan Prophecy S0 – What about those emissaries from Tibet and countless other cultures who have relocated to … Continue reading

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Barry’s Blog # 169: Cultural Appropriation? Part Two of Seven

The alternative to cultural appropriation is cultural appreciation: learning about another culture with respect and courtesy. Some prefer the term “cultural exchange.” It is appreciating a certain culture enough to take time to learn about it, interact (or study with) … Continue reading

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