Re: OT: [Let_It_Be_Forever_Islam] THE WORLD OF THE JINN
|From:||Stone Gordonssen <stonegordonssen@...>|
|Date:||Friday, October 17, 2003, 13:38|
>Asian is different on account of it being the
>adjective of a continent name. Like "European" or
The choice of using "Asian" in opposition to "Oriental" in the USA is not
continental - it's socially reactive.
>"African". I don't understand the idea behind
>capitalising something trivial like skin tone. Or
>choosing a tone that practically nó one has to
>describe a large group of people. I am an equal
As am I. Yet if a group of people take a label to identify themselves for
social strength/unity, I will use the term they choose so long as it isn't
intended to be offensive to others.
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