linguistics, etymology, colonialism, Star Trek
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Persian "farangi" -->
Urdu/Hindi "firangi" -->
English (Star Trek) "Ferengi"
In South Asia, the term describes foreigners, specifically British but also more generally white Europeans.
It's such an apt name for the Star Trek species which embodies and makes a literal religion out of everything that is wrong with British/European/USian colonialism, capitalism, and patriarchy; greed, sexism, profiteering, classism, racism, and so on.
A message to fellow white people on here
As a white person is okay to stay out of stuff that doesn't affect you.
We don't have to have an opinion.
Listen to the marginalized and racialized people in your community, as they experience things very different to anything you can understand if you're white.
You do not have to inject your experiences, you can just listen. Listening takes practice. Practice listening.
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