Sexta-feira, 7 de Dezembro de 2007

Provocação* Religiosa #2



"(...) I think of the eternal chicken-and-egg debate, modified thusly: Which came first, the radical fundamentalists who can't walk and chew warm theology at the same time, or the overeager commercial media, ever in need of tales of shock and titillation and blood to get you to pay attention?

Or the existential version: If extremist hooligans march in the streets and there are no media to cover it, do they make a sound? Does it make a bit of difference? Does anyone care? If there are no cameras, will the zealots just stay home and masturbate to copies of "The Hills" on DVD? Then again, if the media ignore such eruptions, will they be accused of bias? Of neglecting their duties, especially if something truly dangerous occurs? If you were running a news organization in this age of fear and persecution and limitless media potential, what would you do?

As for me, I love Great Danes. Also Dobermans and Ridgebacks and sleek Lab mixes. Alas, I do not yet have a dog. When I finally get one, perhaps I shall name him Allah. Maybe I shall get a second dog and name her Buddha, my parrot Jesus, my new mattress set Shiva and Shakti, my car Dionysus, and my favorite Pyrex sex toy, naturally, oh sweet Lord. This is the plan.

For now, I shall do my part to defuse the raging drama of perceived blasphemy in the world by naming my favorite coffee mug Muhammad. I suggest you do something similar. Spread God around. Unlock the cage. Defeat toxic zealotry. After all, is God not everywhere, in all things at all times in every possible way? You bet She is. Really, why save her for just the teddy bears?"(F)

Excelente texto sarcástico e mordaz do colunista Mark Morford que deve ser lido na sua totalidade.Quanto á minha (insignificante)opinião relativamente ao ursinhogate,recorro mais uma vez ao texto de Mark Morford, "oh holy hell no, please, Allah no, not this again, not these inbred fundamentalist jackals making us all look so horribly bad".

*Porque hoje é Sexta-feira,dia de virar-me para Meca
publicado por Ridwan às 09:14
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De C a 7 de Dezembro de 2007 às 21:53
:D

for Allah's sake! excelente!

(já tive um cão chamado Buddha, hehe)
De Ridwan a 9 de Dezembro de 2007 às 08:26
:)
Não sei porquê,mas não consigo imaginar um budista dizer "That damn dog has ruined Budism FOREVER!
Curse you Buddha dog!CURSE YOUUUUU!"

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