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Old 03-23-2015, 10:02 PM   #3
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There is another dimension to the fashion culture which contributes to this kind of thing. There is no copyright protection for clothing design. (Not to be confused with copying trademarked design elements like the Gucci symbol or the Nike swish.) So, there are no well defined legal boundaries.


USPTO background on the Design Piracy Prohibition Act

Wikipedia: Design Piracy Prohibition Act


Add to that an artistic culture which exalts offense and trespass, and secular humanism's innate contempt for the sacred and religion, no matter the source. Of course you get this kind of thing.

It isn't just Native people's sacred symbols. They commit sacrilege within their own culture. At the risk of showing my age, anyone remember "Piss Christ"? There is a fine line between commentary and disrespect. I find many artists don't know where that is.

If you can't respect your own culture, how can you respect another's?
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