Bone Headed Decision By British Museum

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    Talk about empowering the terrorists :rolleyes:

    http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20050925/ap_en_ot/britain_artwork_pulled

     
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    You never know, by removing the artwork, they might have saved themselves from being bombed. Better safe than sorry right?
     
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    Then again, if everyone would just convert, they'd be happy?
     
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    its a good start to bowing down and letting someone dictate, through violence, what you are and are not going to display
     
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    Reminds me of when Giuliani threatened to close down the Brooklyn Museum because a handful of Christians misunderstood a painting of Mary. Until these religions start producing quality art (as they did in the Renaissance for example) they should stick to the business of religion, not art.
     
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    So are you like, proud to be a gutless invertebrate?
     
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    I'm drawing a blanck on the Brooklyn episode, but is that the one with a painting of the Virgin Mary covered in elephant excrement?
     
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    Hardened balls of elephant dung was used as one of the materials, as it frequently is among African artists, regardless of subject matter. I saw the painting. There was nothing offensive about it.
     
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    unfortunatly some secularists are insecure, and pc and like
    to appease the muslims.

    I Just can say that my friends, who you could consider
    part of the conservative/centrist German elite fight against
    these traitorous assholes.
     
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    If they are your friends, I am sure that is true.
     

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