I’ve seen a couple post in the tags now about how “trolls in the tags give us bad press”, and I feel like I should chime...
Imagine you’re building a house. You’ve been working on it for ages, for years even. And before you, others came and added to it, bit by bit.
How to “call people out” by the Otherkin tag:
Hey, I can understand that. The tumblr otherkin community consists of crazies
and a small handful of paedos
I would like to clarify a few things, before I continue my regular blogging.
First things first, I don’t hate otherkin. I completely believe in...
…how about “I REALLY IDENTIFY WITH AND LOVE THIS CHARACTER/THING”
or, if you want something that is shorter and more nerdy, how about “patronus”?
“ROBERT DOWNEY JR. IS MY PATRONUS”
“CAKE IS MY PATRONUS”
“PEOPLE WHO COME UP WITH NON-RACIST TERMS FOR THINGS I DIDN’T KNOW WERE RACIST ARE MY PATRONUS”
THIS IS FOR YOU, pagan TAG.
How exactly is “spirit animal” racist? Two modern English words. Not totem, not nagual, not any of the words that native Americans or any other indigenous group would have used for the equivalent belief in their spiritual systems. ”Spirit animal”. I’m having a hard time seeing any justification for racial ownership of this English-language term.