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Reminds me of Asian academics living in the West, who insist that pre-colonial Asia was a diverse, queer, and maybe even matriarchal paradise. All contradiction to reality can be explained by colonial legacy, or even modern Christian lobby.

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What a stellar article, doing some of the work Kike needs to do herself. She appears to be remarkably un-self-aware and you illuminate what may really be at work underneath her aggressive, frankly racist exterior. I wonder if she's yet asked herself, 'Did I go too far?'

I think you've inspired a future Substack article for me. I feel a little bit of commonality as an immigrant myself - albeit a conscious, voluntary one, making the decision when I was 40 to move here. The point of my article will be finding those commonalities and kinships in people who are very different from us, or, who we may not even like very much (as I feel about KOT) but finding commonality and kinship, however thin, is where healing and cooperation begin.

As I'm fond of saying, Hitler and I would get along great if all we talked about was dogs, since he liked them too. He also liked kids, but I'd fuck up the camaraderie by saying, "Okay, then why did you murder so many of them?" And then the fight would start...

Anyway, I will credit your article and I will likely share this on social media later. Have a great day and thanks for a wonderful article!

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T&T is extremely racist btw in how Blacks treat Indians.

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This was lovely. I hope Ojo-Thompson reads it.

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