I’m tired of seeing white people treating poor countries as if they were their very special emotional playground.
Racists travel to under developed countries under the guise of ‘appreciating their culture’ or ‘searching for themselves’ (whatever that means) or any other seemingly thoughtful premise.. They enjoy the ‘exotic’ foods, marvel at the ‘exotic’ landscapes, snap photos (without asking first) of those very ‘exotic’ natives.
They have profound revelations about how in the western world we have much more commodities than necessary, and how these poor rural simpletons are so happy with the little they own, cause they’re blissful savages, much less complex than the average white US citizen.
Some of them even manage to say utterly disrespectful stuff (e.g.’oh look at these people living in the middle of nowhere’ (cameron diaz) or that ‘they defecate in the woods ‘hunched like animals’ (drew barrymore) and the worst part is, they don’t even seem to realize.
… Then they go back to their countries, with a serious white savior complex, and show all their relatives photos those wonderful, smiling exotic natives, just before complaining about illegal immigrants taking all their jobs.
I can’t wait to go to las vegas tomorrow so I can but a lot of things at lush and cute clothes from that giant forever 21 and to also get pretty goddamn drunk on fruity vodka and lotsa whiskey. amen.
I’ve had a rough few days. My car battery is pretty much dead and my bf got it to work temporarily and when I left for work some asshole parked right behind my car when I was trying to back out and he wouldn’t fucking move ooooh if I wasn’t running late for work I would have probably punched him in the mouth.
Anyway after all that excitement I realized I forgot multiple meds and home when I got to work and there was like, 6 people in this small space and I was having a borderline panic attack and my bf brought my meds for me and I feel like crying but I’m happy I got such a good guy so that’s all I got it say about that. Sorry