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Great mkamionka 2021-12-05 3:34

Hi Jorge,
Ha ha
I don't think the newly born will be sensitive to the colors of balloons.
I am a scientist specializing in natural sciences so I pay slightly more attention to what nature has visibly put in front of our eyes than to how anybody may feel about it. On the other hand at one of the British universities there was a petition to fire a professor because she said exactly what I said above as being transgendrophobic.
I do believe everybody should be respected and everybody may feel whatever he or she likes but the nature is the nature, black is black and white is white so why should we go into discussion whether old children song "ba ba black sheep" offends somebody's feelings.
Some of the modern trends are going too far. Following this trend you cannot say anything really because everything may potentially offend someone.
I am not entirely sure whether I want my daughter to learn in the primary school that she can choose to be a boy someday. This feels like unnecessary complication for majority to make 1 in 1000 feel better.

Old 12-05-2021, 01:05 PM
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Thank you Murat,

I took the spelling for 'teke' from my English travel guidebook 'The Bradt Travel Guide - Macedonia'.
In doing so, I presume that the author adopted the word from the original designation 'Arabati Baba Bektashi Teke' (be it Turkish or Macedonian or any other language that was the local language at the time).

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