Somehow, I just knew the article on intercultural etiquette was going to be off the mark when the author referred to a tikka as a beauty mark. It’s on a woman’s face, so therefore it’s for beauty, right?
Let’s not confuse cultural bigotry between minorities or majority and minority, for bad manners. A rose may be a rose but a bigot is a bigot is a bigot, and God wasn’t prejudiced. He gave them to all races, creeds and colors.