Tag: indigenous

DEFINE INDIGENOUS

Americans may have an unusual view of Indigenous people and may use the description as a noun rather than an adjective.  When we view the rest of the world in provincial thinking, are we skewed, or is everyone else? read more

INDIGENOUS = HUMANITY

Simplicity probably offers the most clarity and this is FACTual in language as much as in anything.  Is it a coincidence that the English-speaking world has been at the forefront of exploitation and imperialism and that the language is intricate, while less aggressive societies are known to have fewer words but perhaps with more emphasis on emotion?  Who knows, but this is an interesting topic of thought on a dreamy Fall day.  May we still be capable of dreaming. read more

WE MUSTN’T SAY DEMOCRACY

We often have heard hierarchical Establishment proponents warn We The People that we shouldn’t describe our system as a democracy.  Perhaps those using this forbidden word do so in place of reading out the entirety of the First Amendment that seems to suggest freedom and inclusion in reference to our governance.
Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances.
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