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Cultural Appropriation and the Spiritual Traveler

Anyone who is interested in leaving home to find yourself and deepen your spirituality has got to have a conversation about cultural appropriation and the spiritual traveler at some point. Am I right? So let's start with a definition. "Cultural" means of or relating to a culture. "Appropriation" means to take. So "cultural appropriation" means the use or adoption of cultural elements of one culture by another. For example, if an American woman were to wear a sari (the traditional dress of women in India), this could be called cultural appropriation. Now usually this is a derogatory term used to accuse the "taker" of a misdeed, but cultural trends are always evolving. Sometimes thing change with time. For example, early Christianity isn't the same as modern Christianity. Sometimes things change with distance or...

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