I wasn't trying to tell wright from wrong,,,If the word american suits your
country's name, it's fine with me I guess?,,,,,,(I lived in the states and
was constantly asked if I was American).......
I was refering to labeling terms, even in the US you have
Back to the main point of this argument there should be more conciuosnes of
music's roots - specialy in music stores.
how bout finding Ratos de Porao in the Latin section!
The word latin does not represent all the music coming from Latin america.
>>Same thing with people in the USA calling themselves Americans........I
>>guess America extends all the wy to Argentina.
>I've heard this before....but, as a person who lives and was born in United
>States of America, how should I call my self to be politically correct? I
>don't agree w/ alot of practices USA uses to get it's way, but I use the
>word "American" as a physical locator, as opposed to a philisophical one,
>b/c I'm in the USA. Should I call myself a "United States of American"
>person? It just doesn't work. It just happens to be that my country of
>origin has the same name as the continent, I can't help that. And you're
>right it's all really America, but so is Canada. It's tough b/c an
>Argentinian, living in Argentina, may call them selves "South American".
>But an Argentinian who lives in USA can call themselves a "South American"
>too. So the term can take on misleading dualities.
>I've heard this arguement used a as a divider or in an angry context
>USAmericans, but I've also heard it used as a positive arguement. I think
>it was in a Califanes song, they said, "Anyone who lives on the continents
>of North and South America are all "americans" so, we are all one people,
>and we should focus on what we have in common, not what's different, for
>then we could get into the beauty of "differences" vs. the value of
>"sameness"... but I think I'll just stick to music instead.
>Marc De Clive-Lowe - El Dia Perfecto
>Suba - Sao Paulo Confessions - Na Neblina
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