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The 'New York Times' Publishes Racist Comic About India's Space Mission

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    You think this is racist ?

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    common its free press let them write what they want.
    why should we be bothered atleast we dont have ayotullahs to issue fatwa

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    I was quoting NYT cartoon not this
     
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    No need to issue fatwas. If you accept this now, they will walk all over you. Just expose this as racism on part of NYT- and let public perception take care of it.
     
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    Not sure about the cartoon being racist or not, but here is a problem with some people:

    Okay..? so This author thinks Dhoti/vaeshti/lungi is backward, and full suits/western gear is good? This sort of colonized mindset (As Rajiv Malhotra terms it "difference anxiety") needs to go.

    I dont understand why the author even needs to apologize for women wearing a Saree. Seriously sad.
     
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    Its just a stereotype, stop paying attention to it
     
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    I don't find anything racist here. The author who is from West is shocked to see ISRO work life which is so different when compared with NASA and ESA. Author had a cultural shock.

    Same way how Indians visiting foreign countries don't litter but they litter in India.
     
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    I didnt really feel offended at the cartoon tbh, I was more amused by the the author criticizing the cartoon (Sharanya Haridas). and her need to tell the world that Indians wear western attire too
     
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    Nothing wrong with that cartoon...... It depends on your interpretation......
     
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    :facepalm:

    it IS a compliment. there's a point being made here and it is in India's favor.

    Get it ?

    Some people should buy a sense of humor.
     
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    I just want to understand your definition of Racism. So why are you trying to shield away from a rather simple question I asked.

    Do you find this cartoon racist ?

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