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Dreamcatchers, Tibetan Prayer Flags, and Other Religious Items from Religions that You Don't Observe
So, this can be filed under the same category as the teepee in the sense of cultural appropriation. Yeah, just like wearing a bindi when you don't know the first thing about the Hindu religion, having a dreamcatcher or hanging Tibetan prayer flags from your ceiling is not really the right thing to do if it isn't part of your own religious or cultural tradition. If you give it just the littlest bit of thought, you'll know why it's wrong. Which is really the running theme with all of these decorating gaffes—they're just totally, stupidly thoughtless. It's your home, you know? You can do better.
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