[WikiEN-l] What. The. Fuck??!?
swatjester at gmail.com
Fri May 12 15:00:33 UTC 2006
Cyde brings up a very very good point. What your religion may perceive
as "mocking" and "offensive", my religion, or Cyde's, may not. I'm
sorry but I fail to see how this is different than the Muhammed
Cartoons: the argument there is "omg it's blasphemous and
disrespectful to show muhammed" and here it's "omg it's blashphemous
and disrespectful to make a cross spin around".
On 5/12/06, Ben McIlwain <cydeweys at gmail.com> wrote:
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> Mark Gallagher wrote:
> >Ben wrote:
> >> I've heard a lot of people claiming that it's offensive but I'm just not
> >> seeing it. How is it offensive? All of the Christians I personally
> >> know who I've pointed it out to thought it was either funny or annoying,
> >> but not offensive.
> > Mocking the cross? You can't see what's wrong with that?
> I don't worship icons, so no, I really don't see what's wrong with it.
> And I didn't "mock" it, I just rotated the canvas ninety degrees thrice.
> That's the problem with this religious stuff. It's entirely subjective
> and inappropriate for use as, say, a deletion criteria. Which is
> exactly what some people are trying to use it for.
> - --
> Ben McIlwain ("Cyde Weys")
> ~ Sub veste quisque nudus est ~
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