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Originally posted by marg6043
I find this so ridiculous is not funny.
Since when Germany has a muslin rule? isn't this kind of extreme?
But taking into consideration that I had a dream a over a year ago that we had to stop everything for prayer time, I even heard the call and people dropping to their knees and bending to the east. here in any where America.
It was a dream after all.
[edit on 27-9-2006 by marg6043]
Originally posted by XphilesPhan
:shk: might as well give it up now.... women get the burkhas on and get behing me... welcome to slavery.
200 years of progress undone by idiot radical muslims and equally idiotic apologist liberals.
Originally posted by St Udio
while thinking about the opera's scene...
perhaps its not about Muslim's 'winning'
maybe it's time all our cultures have a look-see at all the bias, scapegoating,
and the casual deflamation of one anothers icons, and the values those symbols
represent in the minds others.
In the West is it more or less accepted that anyone has a 'right' to trash
someones faith or intelligence or looks or whatever...as long it isn't done in malice
and the stance that the opera scene equally steps on Christian, Roman Pantheon,
Muslim and Buddhist icons, and is therefore OK
is really stretching the 'License' of Creativity and Art...
to some peoples view the opera scene may be interpeted as Blasphemy
It might just be that many other offended faithful have just kept their mouths shut
perhaps because, they themselves have quietly accepted the way-of-the-world around them to keep that tiny toehold their careers & lives require.
Originally posted by centurion1211
Do you think the German opera did the right thing in deciding to let a bunch of faceless radical muslims decide what they can perform?
The "Idomeneo" production, directed by Hans Neuenfels, shows King Idomeneo staggering on stage carrying the decapitated heads of Poseidon, Jesus, Buddha and Muhammad; a departure from the libretto and score.
The scene, added to the script by director Hans Neuenfels, is meant to symbolise the king’s estrangement from religion after he reneges on a vow to the gods, and was roundly booed at its Berlin premiere in 2003.
I don't understand. There are just as many notes, Majesty, as are required. Neither more nor less.
They say I've got to re-write the opera, but it's perfect as it is. I can't rewrite what's perfect.
-Tom Hulce as W.A. Mozart in 'Amadeus'
Originally posted by m3rlz
apparently this dude, Hans Neuenfels, added the scene... and wtf for? how could he have not known this would only cause controversy? you can't just go around rewriting Mozart, it's just wrong...
Originally posted by iqonx
From what i understand from the news artcle it seems to be some sort of self censorship and they are not actually being forced to by muslims.
Am i right or wrong