original image taken with Pentax *ist DL
manipulated in PS Elements 7
model, angelofdeathjes
lighting; bedside lamp
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Xenophobia is defined as the “hatred or fear of foreigners or strangers or of their politics or culture”. It comes from the Greek words ξένος (xenos), meaning “stranger,” “foreigner” and φόβος (phobos), meaning “fear.”

Xenophobia can manifest itself in many ways involving the relations and perceptions of an ingroup towards an outgroup, including a fear of losing identity, suspicion of its activities, aggression, and desire to eliminate its presence to secure a presumed purity. Xenophobia can also be exhibited in the form of an “uncritical exaltation of another culture” in which a culture is ascribed “an unreal, stereotyped and exotic quality”

I’m a fruit cake. a profesional one. be scared

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  • Jennifer Rhoades
    Jennifer Rhoadesover 3 years ago

    Love it—very cool.

  • glad you like it hun =)
    xx

    – strawberries

  • ellamental
    ellamentalover 3 years ago

    Sounds like what the Bush administration had a bad case of!!!! Good Work here Mighty Strawberrier!!!!!!!!!!!

  • doesnt it just? lol
    thanks sweetie!
    xoxox

    – strawberries

  • kasia  ikasia
    kasia ikasiaover 3 years ago

    i have Xenophilia:))powerful work!!!very strong!!!

  • thanks my friend =)

    – strawberries

  • Jessica Hooper
    Jessica Hooperover 3 years ago

    ooh very nice work darl

  • glad you like it lovey =)

    – strawberries

  • TheWanderingBoo
    TheWanderingBooover 3 years ago

    stunning work

  • thankyou =D

    – strawberries

  • Sybille Sterk
    Sybille Sterkover 3 years ago

    Congratulations. This is a great image.

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    Anna and Sybille

  • oh wow!!!! thankyou so much!!!!
    xoxox

    – strawberries

  • Dwarkan
    Dwarkanover 3 years ago

    Very well done…love the processing !!

  • glad you like it my friend =)

    – strawberries

  • Medusa
    Medusaover 3 years ago

    Magnifique…

    xDx

  • thankyou =D

    – strawberries

  • Zeb Shaffer
    Zeb Shafferover 3 years ago

    Awesome!

  • thankyou Zeb =)

    – strawberries

  • Yago
    Yagoover 3 years ago

    Beautiful work, but I don’t get the relation between the image and it’s title (even after reading the into ) I think I’m missing something.

  • “fear of foreigners or strangers” the image looks strange, and therefore feared, without knowing anything about the person. the coloured skin is an implication that she is from another culture we know nothing about, but will make ill formed judgements about before alowing time for understanding, does that help?
    glad you liked it anyway =)

    – strawberries

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