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by pepomint
Fri Nov 30, 2012 7:32 pm
Forum: 2013 Theme
Topic: 2013 Theme - Cargo Cult - thoughts?
Replies: 627
Views: 73151

Re: 2013 Theme - Cargo Cult - thoughts?

I want to pop back in and say that it was not my intention to speak on behalf of folks of color in general or Pacific Islanders specifically. My sincere apologies for coming across that way. And let me say that I'm working from a deep pit of selfishness. I find that my social world is a much better ...
by pepomint
Fri Nov 30, 2012 2:29 pm
Forum: 2013 Theme
Topic: 2013 Theme - Cargo Cult - thoughts?
Replies: 627
Views: 73151

Re: 2013 Theme - Cargo Cult - thoughts?

I trust burners to find the good side of this, or to go in some stupid direction that I would never have any power to influence. Or maybe what you're saying is that you have friends who are Latino's, African Americans, or Asians that would be offended by a dystopian based Burning Man theme with its...
by pepomint
Fri Nov 30, 2012 2:07 pm
Forum: 2013 Theme
Topic: 2013 Theme - Cargo Cult - thoughts?
Replies: 627
Views: 73151

Re: 2013 Theme - Cargo Cult - thoughts?

Ugly Douhy, Certainly, Millenialism is not restricted to Cargo Cults. In fact, Millenialism itself would have been a non-racist way to express this theme, since all that Y2K bullshit was just as prevalent in the white Western world as it was elsewhere, if not so. So why are we choosing Cargo Cults t...
by pepomint
Fri Nov 30, 2012 1:43 pm
Forum: 2013 Theme
Topic: 2013 Theme - Cargo Cult - thoughts?
Replies: 627
Views: 73151

Re: 2013 Theme - Cargo Cult - thoughts?

I like the general idea of "we've fucked up beyond belief! the aliens should save us!". BUT, bringing in cargo cults is some seriously colonialist shit. Which is to say, racist. I feel like it's going to be a year full of tiki bars and other "gentle racism", and people of color or of other nations w...
by pepomint
Mon Aug 13, 2012 3:11 pm
Forum: 2012 Theme Camps
Topic: 7:30 Neighborhood camps for 2012
Replies: 78
Views: 57084

Re: 7:30 Neighborhood camps for 2012

Poly Asylum will be joining y'all on Edelweiss at 7:45! We are excited to be in the neighborhood. We will be holding a bunch of workshops on interesting non-monogamy topics, and we will have two evening parties, each of which was well-attended last year. We will also have a Poly Doctor drop-in servi...

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