I believe the nature of a person or people is revealed in part by their ability to poke fun at themselves and find humor in daily events.

Satire, especially political satire, can be an effective means to make a point – a subtle and humorous vehicle to dramatize and draw attention.

The “Indian store” is a classic example that addresses a serious issue the nations confront – such “stores” can be found in increasing abundance across the country and on the net.

Selling indigenous arts and crafts isn’t something…

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I believe the nature of a person or people is revealed in part by their ability to poke fun at themselves and find humor in daily events.

Satire, especially political satire, can be an effective means to make a point – a subtle and humorous vehicle to dramatize and draw attention.

The “Indian store” is a classic example that addresses a serious issue the nations confront – such “stores” can be found in increasing abundance across the country and on the net.

Selling indigenous arts and crafts isn’t something I have an issue with per se. In many instances it is something of an individual cottage industry that can moderate poverty and elevate.

I do though have some serious issues with “stores” as portrayed in the video, the pure hucksterism of them and almost predictable inclusion of the “new age”.

I have a particular disdain for internet storefronts marketing our…

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