[TAG] [lgang] 'Cane in the offing
kat at linuxgazette.net
Wed Aug 30 16:51:41 MSD 2006
On Wed, Aug 30, 2006 at 01:50:48PM +0530, Kapil Hari Paranjape wrote:
> On Tue, 29 Aug 2006, Kat wrote:
> > On Tue, Aug 29, 2006 at 01:42:25PM -0700, Mike Orr wrote:
> > >
> > > Another flaw is, where are the Asians? What happened to all the
> > > Buddhists and Hindus? He seems to have forgotten they exist. Did
> > > they convert too?
> > *sigh* This happens a *lot* in English language fiction, unless
> > Buddhists or Hindus are specifically the central concern of the plot.
> Not to mention the Sikhs and Jains...and Atheists who get neglected
> off the map.
This one is, to my mind, actually more serious. The number of Sikhs who
are taken for Muslim, and then abused for it (not that I believe Muslims
should be abused, but to be bashed for a case of mistaken
ethnicity/religion strikes me as some sort of additional wrong.)
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