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Transsexual Jesus sparks protests

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posted on Nov, 4 2009 @ 10:10 AM
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Gosh, couldn't they have come up with an attractive Jesus,

Watch the pendulum swing, they are cutting off their nose to spite their own face.

Once they have totally done away with Christianity and Islam takes its place, they will lose their rights.

www.religionfacts.com...


Same-sex intercourse carries the death penalty in five officially Muslim nations: Saudi Arabia, Iran, Mauritania, Sudan, and Yemen. [3] It formerly carried the death penalty in Afghanistan under the Taliban, and in Iraq under a 2001 decree by Saddam Hussein. The legal situation in the United Arab Emirates is unclear. In many Muslim nations, such as Bahrain, Qatar, Algeria or the Maldives, homosexuality is punished with jail time, fines or corporal punishment. In some Muslim-majority nations, such as Turkey, Jordan, Egypt, or Mali, same-sex intercourse is not forbidden by law. However, in Egypt gays have been the victims of laws against "morality".

In Saudi Arabia, the maximium punishment for homosexuality is public execution, but the government will use other punishments, i.e. fines, jail time and whipping as alternatives, unless it feels that homosexuals are challenging state authority by engaging in a gay rights movement. [4] Iran is perhaps the nation to execute the largest number of its citizens for homosexuality. Since its Islamic revolution in Iran, the Iranian government has executed more than 4000 people charged with homosexual acts. In Afghanistan after the fall of the Taliban homosexuality went from a capital crime to one that it punished with fines and prison sentence, and a similar situation seems to have occurred in Iraq.


Have fun with that.




posted on Nov, 4 2009 @ 10:14 AM
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Wow alot of paranoia people

Islam is NOT taking over!

White caucasians have the biggest of empires on the planet, I don't think they'll allow islam to take over

time to let go off the kool-aid



posted on Nov, 4 2009 @ 10:22 AM
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May their non reproducing selves dive into the ABYSSFUL FLAME HEAD FIRST for even disrespecting the SON in this way. This is PAGANISM IN ITS WEAKEST FORM, man this makes me mad.



Hey i am a Pagan and that has nothing to do with Paganism or wiccanism. We believe that there is truth in all religions and ALL religions and the people who believe them should be respected.



posted on Nov, 4 2009 @ 10:28 AM
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Originally posted by Ophiuchus 13
This is PAGANISM IN ITS WEAKEST FORM, man this makes me mad.


Can't be too weak if it's got you (and so many who starred your post) so riled up and "mad"... Sounds pretty powerful to me.


I remember this same kind of Christian outrage at the movie "Last Temptation of Christ". It blew over. It was a really good movie, too.


It's make-believe, you guys. Much like the stories you have in your religions. It's just a story. Why it has the power to infuriate you is a mystery to me. :shk:



posted on Nov, 4 2009 @ 10:32 AM
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I take it to believe that you have never watched,or even heard of
the documentary,Obsession,radical islams war against the west?
It is really"fun",watching young children wanting to wear those
suicide belts and kill everybody not muslim!
I'm talking grade school children,3rd maybe 4th grade age.It is
scary that such a hatefilled religion is gaining so much influence
in the world.But,I shouldn't be surprised about brainwashing young
children,Hitler did it during WW2,now the muslims.They just keep
spreading hate and fear and inciting the population to react in the
way their leaders want them to.



posted on Nov, 4 2009 @ 10:33 AM
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Islam is NOT taking over!


You sure?

Let us hope!



posted on Nov, 4 2009 @ 10:35 AM
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Originally posted by AshleyD
THIS is a gift. THIS is someone who couldn't draw a stick figure so they have to resort to the inflammatory to attract an audience.


Regarding the shock art statement, and especially the Piss Christ wiki article you linked to, from that very same article:


Sister Wendy Beckett, an art critic and Catholic nun, stated in a television interview with Bill Moyers that she regarded the work as not blasphemous but a statement [by the artist] on "what we have done to Christ" - that is, the way contemporary society has come to regard Christ and the values he represents.


eta: the below is not aimed at you AshleyD

I think that all you people in this thread who are squawking about blasphemy and shock art and this-and-that really need to take some classes in art, criticism, religious studies, and government, so that you can have a broader and more informed opinion about this issue. You have to have the skill set to view art in a critical and perceptive way and to think outside of the box. In addition, y'all need to relax and read the constitution again and maybe some court cases and realize the significance of free speech and precedent.

Remember: Take away the rights of others, whatever they may be, and you are only shackling yourself and are too blind to see...

[edit on 4-11-2009 by misterglad]



posted on Nov, 4 2009 @ 10:36 AM
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Originally posted by Benevolent Heretic

Originally posted by Laurauk
... not only is this goes way beyond so called freedom off expression,



This is a perfectly valid form of expression. I don't see how it could be anything else.


I have been keeping up with your post (don't let your ego grow any bigger, please) and I must say you can't see anything past the point of your nose.

Just because you can do something doesn't mean its right for you to. The only reason you see it as a perfect valid form of expression is because you are not a christian. Therfor your opinion means nothing as you are biased on the subject. This is nothing more then a kick between the legs of all christians.

This post will hurt your sensibilities and I fully expect it to be totally or partially removed.

[edit on 4-11-2009 by Bored To Tears]



posted on Nov, 4 2009 @ 10:41 AM
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Originally posted by mamabeth
I take it to believe that you have never watched,or even heard of
the documentary,Obsession,radical islams war against the west?

No, sounds like propoganda
Just like the Department of Homeland Security series.


Originally posted by mamabeth
It is really"fun",watching young children wanting to wear those
suicide belts and kill everybody not muslim!

Same thing is happening in Africa friend
most of them arent' fighting for religion as the media makes you think
they are actually fighting against foreign occupation
some of them yes, are fighting for religion cause they got duped


Originally posted by mamabeth
I'm talking grade school children,3rd maybe 4th grade age.

Even younger in Africa


Originally posted by mamabeth
It is scary that such a hatefilled religion is gaining so much influence
in the world.

If you remember Islam was the fastest growing religion
And then the 911 inside job happened and the media portrays muslims in a completely different light


Originally posted by mamabeth
They just keep spreading hate and fear and inciting the population to react in the way their leaders want them to.

Exactly how the media is portraying right-wingers in America right now
EXACTLY like that!

Now the DHS is saying that if you have concerns about illegal immigration you are a potential terroist, abortion, or america's sovereignty you are a potential terroist.

You don't see what's happening so I don't expect you to understand



posted on Nov, 4 2009 @ 10:43 AM
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www.desertdispatch.com...


In Europe there are many massive — and empty — Christian cathedrals. Meanwhile, Muslims are increasing their numbers through birth rates far in excess of the Europeans’, which have fallen below the replacement level of 2.1 per family.

Another way of putting this is that one cannot oppose something with nothing. If the Europeans altogether abandon the faith that inspired millions of people before them, they can be sure that Muslims will not. Some analysts have predicted that the UK, France and Germany will lead the way into a Muslim future by 2050. Major cities are already dominated by Muslims.

The American birthrate among citizens has fallen below 2.1 as well, with the vast influx of illegal aliens from south of our borders keeping that figure up for all inhabitants. The percentages of Muslims are still far below Europe but the official deference to their sensibilities is strong.

The evidence is overwhelming that as this trend continues in Europe, the change from Christianity to Islam will not be peaceful but increasingly violent. There will be increasing persecution of non-Muslims wherever Muslims are sufficiently numerous to impose their will. The Western world’s half-hearted response is not working. One can pray that a powerful spirit returns to Western civilization, but it will not come as long as it holds that what men believe about God makes no difference.


bighollywood.breitbart.com...



Producer Barrie Osborne cast Keanu Reeves as the messiah in The Matrix and helped defeat the dark lord Sauron in his record-breaking Lord of the Rings trilogy. Now the Oscar-winning American film-maker is set to embark on his most perilous quest to date: making a big-screen biopic of the prophet Muhammad.

Budgeted at around $150m (£91.5m), the film will chart Muhammad’s life and examine his teachings. Osborne told Reuters that he envisages it as “an international epic production aimed at bridging cultures. The film will educate people about the true meaning of Islam“.

The article then goes on to inform us that out of respect for Islamic law Muhammad will not be shown on the screen



It is still legal in France to distribute Bibles and tracts but doing so in the banlieus, where the French police seldom enter, invites mob violence, and even the legality is expected to end by 2040 when France is projected to become a majority-Muslim nation (The Netherlands will become Western Europe's first majority-Muslim nation by 2015). Sharia is also gaining in North America.


www.billionbibles.org...

We could do this all day I guess.

[edit on 103030p://bWednesday2009 by Stormdancer777]



posted on Nov, 4 2009 @ 10:51 AM
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It amazes me that anyone can label a play like that , art.


I thought art was supposed to be creative , inspirational .


This is a sad reflection of our times , culture disappearing fast.


We also have plays that feature breasts and penises !!!!?????

..... one step forward , two steps back .



posted on Nov, 4 2009 @ 11:02 AM
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How would the gays like it if the Christians made posters portraying gays as something they dont accept in their own culture? I think that when they do things like this, it does NOTHING BUT hurt their own cause, and the way people view THEIR choice of lifestyle. They always have to have it their way, they have to bein the lime light pushing their one sided views, they kind of remind me of North Korea.

We all know Religion is a sensitive subject to (mostly) all of people on this planet, and there is one common denominator between ALL of them..Respect.



posted on Nov, 4 2009 @ 11:08 AM
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Originally posted by Laurauk


Dear oh dear, I am actually amazed by this and a little taken aback, not only is this goes way beyond so called freedom off expression, this is another attack on christian faiths within the UK.


That IS freedom of expression. No one has a right to silence their work. If they don't have a right to do their play, then you don't have a right to complain. Deal with it.



posted on Nov, 4 2009 @ 11:14 AM
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Originally posted by radarloveguy
It amazes me that anyone can label a play like that , art.
I thought art was supposed to be creative , inspirational .


How do you know it's not creative or inspirational without seeing the play?
You are just going off the facade of the main character

You can't judge the play before watching it
it might be the most creative play on this planet, or the worst
but you can't know before seeing it.



posted on Nov, 4 2009 @ 11:17 AM
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I am already labeled a terrorist by the ACLU.
1.I am a christian.
2.I am a pro-lifer.
3.I am not politically correct.
4.I am a Bible reader.
5.I pray in public places.
6.I pass out church tracts in public places.
7.I have christian and israeli magnets on my car.
8.I am pro-american sovereignty.
So,what's your problem?



posted on Nov, 4 2009 @ 11:17 AM
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"Honestly, I think some people are offended too easily. Nobody is being hurt by this, it's simply a play with characters from the best-selling story book(in the US anyway)."

Wow, nobody is being hurt? Why is it that so many feel its "ok" if not perhaps something to be "encouraged" to offend a spiritual figure that is the corner stone for billions around the world in this way? If it were a leader of Islam there would be riots, threats, battles in the streets. Yet here we see Christians protesting, just voicing their hurt and people like you laugh it off as some overly sensitive types who don't have a sense of humor...there are still people in this world who take their faith as something sacred and they should be applauded for standing up for their beliefs.



posted on Nov, 4 2009 @ 11:21 AM
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I have no problem

I am just trying to make people think

when the media made you believe that these foreigners were all terroists I always said it was only a matter of time that the same people who believed the media would also be labelled the same.

but if you wish to remain in the dark, then more power to you!
Keep supporting the same people that are bankrupting & oppressing you.



posted on Nov, 4 2009 @ 11:37 AM
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Originally posted by 297GT

Originally posted by andy1033

Originally posted by halfmanhalfamazing
Another group of people with nothing better to do but take the piss of Christianity. Why don't they use Mohammed or Hercules or something... they are just looking for some publicity.


I agree with you on that.

Why don't they take the piss out of the jews, or the muslims. Oh i forgot those are hate crimes.


yep cant upset the muslims or jews or gay's, women, indian, black, etc...

If this was a play depicting Mohammed as a transexual there be death threats, and massive protests and world wide condemnation....

Jesus is big enough to wear it and more so to forgive it..... but it still highlights the massive hippocracy that is ever present in our world today...

I am utterly sick to my back teeth with the whole concept of PC.


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They choose to depict Jesus this way for shock value to sell tickets. Christianity has become the easy target with little or no backlash from insulting the religion. If this was done to Muslims or Jews there would be worldwide condemnation and as you said death threats.

I would like to see if they would have the nerve to depict Mohammed this way. My guess is that they are cowards and would never dare.



posted on Nov, 4 2009 @ 11:39 AM
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Deary,I am not influenced by the media,my tv is almost never turned on.
If you are referring to the documentary,I bought that through a pro-Israel
broadcast.You can talk until you're blue in the face,my mind is made up.
I am quite able, to think and DECIDE for myself,what I will believe.

Oh,I forgot to add to my terrorist list,I am also for closed borders for
the U.S.



posted on Nov, 4 2009 @ 11:45 AM
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Who cares? I know i dont. And for all you religious extremists.... I say let God deal with it if he's real.... And if God doesn't do anything about it that must mean he just doesn't care.... Or maybe... HE DOESNT EXIST



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