Been thinking lately about Halloween, self-identification, and cultural appropriation. Along with Megyn Kelly, I’ve been trying to understand “cultural appropriation” and, more specifically, “identity appropriation” as “explained” to us by progressives who apparently now believe that some people (but only some) should be able to choose their age, race, sex, “gender”, and even species, forcing the rest of us to acknowledge their new reality.
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Colleges and schools across the country are instructing students how to not commit the crime of “cultural appropriation” this Halloween.
What is cultural appropriation? Apparently, it’s
the taking of intellectual property, knowledge, and cultural expression from someone else’s culture without permission. [emphasis added to quotes]