Everybody chalk Mohammed day...

Discussion in 'Politics, Religion, Social Issues' started by freeny, May 20, 2010.

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    :) <- Mohammed

    Just did ;)
     
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    Oh man, you infidels are in a heap of trouble now!:p
     
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    Who would win a fist fight between Jesus and Mohammed?
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    I got 14 bucks on JC. :)
     
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    :) Always have been.

    Neither. They'd just sit there and be passive. :)
     
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    Personally I think its pretty intolerant/ridiculous to do this as people are going out of their way to deliberately offend sunni muslims.

    Its like going to a Hindu festival and eating a Big Mac, or finding a Jew and shouting god in their ear.
     
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    Let me guess, you supported the death threats against the Jyllandsposten cartoonist, too?
     
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    As offensive as threatening people for some light-hearted humor? Sorry- no comparison.
     
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    It's more like "Don't take yourself so seriously."
     
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    Amen to that!
    (Disclaimer--no religious connotation intended)
     
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    Or putting a crucifix in a glass of urine or whatever it was and calling it "art"?
     
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    Which was brilliant, BTW. Unfortunately, the people who needed to understand it's point most, didn't.
     
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    Piss Christ.

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    The message being what the religious have done to their own religion- pissed on it and used it as a weapon, everything Jesus would have been against.
     
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    I guess the message in the photo I posted is that Christianity is so hot and sexy that it needs to cool off in the pool.:D



    All joking aside, I have no problem with Everybody chalk Mohammed day...

    Islamic law/rules does not have jurisdiction over non-muslims' lives.
     
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    Yeah I don't mind it. I actually looked it up less than a week ago after hearing about it again on the radio. It's worth a fortune these days :).

    Serrano should do a whole series of religious figures. Would fit in with your post....


    Nothing sexier than someone being nailed to wood and slowly dying of blood loss and dehydration :D!
     
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    Slippery slope IMO.
     
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    -Ikkyu
     
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    Have you received your death threat yet? :)
     
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    I think the difference with that, and probably the Mohammad cartoons is that they have artistic value. Whereas a bunch of people drawing Mohammad to wind the sunni muslims up doesn't have artistic value.

    Is that really offensive in the same way?

    Yep, its a difficult issue and there isn't that much of a clear cut line. However I completely agree with:

     

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