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Author Topic: Do you have to do anything to be a Pagan?  (Read 2679 times)

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Re: Do you have to do anything to be a Pagan?
« Reply #30 on: November 05, 2012, 04:43:21 pm »
Quote from: Maps;79514
Generally it's best to call people what they wish to be called instead of insisting that you know better.

That's kind of a huge part of what colonialism is.

 
I just came across this sentence in a blog post (the blog is called "Are Women Human?" if anyone wants more specific context than 'an article talking about transphobia'):

"This isn’t really that complicated; insisting on calling someone by a label or name that they don’t claim themselves is something we do to hurt or poke fun at other people, or when we don’t consider them deserving of basic courtesy."
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as our ashes turn to dust
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