[Foundation-l] Wikimania and the Muhammad pix
swatjester at gmail.com
Thu Feb 21 15:55:45 UTC 2008
Aphaia: We are not talking about the Orthodox Church of Russia, nor
are we talking about Russia. We are talking about the former Soviet
Union, which was notoriously intolerant of religions, including
Christianity and its related sects. Your offense is misplaced.
On Feb 21, 2008, at 10:47 AM, Aphaia wrote:
> Your jokes sounds very offending. Such thing has never happened for
> your information. I say it as an personally offended person and a
> catecumenata (sorry I don't know how you call it in English) at the
> Orthodox Church of Japan, an autonomous and canonical Orthodox church,
> whose primate is confirmed by the Orthodox Church of Russia.
> On Thu, Feb 21, 2008 at 11:03 PM, Dan Rosenthal
> <swatjester at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Or perhaps, refusing to smuggle Bibles into the Soviet Union because
>> smuggling Bibles is illegal by fiat of an intolerant government, and
>> people who do it run the risk of being beaten or worse.
>> Fail analogy is full of fail.
>> On Feb 21, 2008, at 4:44 AM, Lars Aronsson wrote:
>>> Dan Rosenthal wrote:
>>>> This is really the kind of environment we want to host a
>>>> Wikimania in? I'd have much more respect for people who BOYCOTT
>>>> Wikimania in the name of free speech, freedom of the press, and
>>>> journalistic integrity.
>>> This is like refusing to smuggle Bibles into the Soviet Union,
>>> because it is such an awful atheist country. Think again.
>>> Lars Aronsson (lars at aronsson.se)
>>> Aronsson Datateknik - http://aronsson.se
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