Saturday, March 13, 2010

We have become so wrapped up in the culture o

We have become so wrapped up in the culture of whatever Western country we’re living in that we have unwrapped our own values from around us. It is perfectly acceptable to wear jeans on a daily basis but when you get those few opportunities to represent who you really are and reflect your identity then it is important to bring out the saris. It is also unwise to think that we are “Americans” or “Canadians” or whatever else you consider yourself to be because the truth remains that when you look in the mirror the person starring back at you is brown and that is the way the West will always see us…Brown and Inferior…and that’s the way they will continue to treat us no matter how much we change ourselves to become like them. Instead, it is better to be yourself and be proud of who you are. This will more likely guarantee your success and survival as you lead your life in the Wes

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