(un)common ground

a commonplace book

Cultural Appropriation

Every group that gets hold of a cultural form interprets it in the light of their own traditions.

Shehzad Nadeem, “Bourgeois Bodies,” The Point, 2014

This on the appropriation in the United States of yoga. While sort of a no-brainer, the sentence struck me as a neat, perhaps useful aphorism.


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