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Dress up Jesus!

Lynn Sislo:

Some people might find this site disturbing but I trust that there will be no rioting.

Indeed.

53 comments to Dress up Jesus!

  • David

    Where are the riots, the beheaddings, the burning embassies, the abuse, the threats and the killing?

    Oh I forgot this wasn’t mocking a child molesting thug.

  • Shirley Knott

    ?
    No, just mocking a thug.
    And by proxy, at least, a much more frequent child molester than M.

    hugs,
    Shirley Knott

  • Having only a nodding acquaintance with Christian theology, Shirley, I’m afraid I can’t dredge up the bits where Jesus acted thuggishly.

    A little help?

  • Pete_London

    Shirley

    Hugs? Hugs? You don’t hug me you shameless, unclean hussy. And veil yourself before you come in here.

  • David

    Oh for goodness sake Shirley, (or more likely its really Achmed), this attempt at moral or indeed more correctly immoral equivalence, is patently absurd. No matter what pathetic parallels you seek to make, the fact remains – Mohammod (Piss be upon him) was nothing more than a paedophile and a war mongering bully.

    His followers behaviour to this day is merely is a reflection of the base standards he set those many centuries ago.

  • No, no rioting. However there is the (in the modern day) bombing of abortion clinics, assasination of doctors for example. Or in the past little fun things like the Intifada or the Albegensian Crusade.

    I really could care less which imaginary friend people choose to play with. However, when they think that having an imaginary friend justifies violence to others well thats a different kettle o pilchard …

  • James Dudek

    I don’t think you quite understand what the rioting across the Middle East was all about.

    The crowds were merely trying to drive the money-changers out of places of worship. It was legitimate holy anger…….

  • “It was legitimate holy anger…….”

    Contradiction in terms surely ? A bit like miltary intelligence :)

    I thought the riots in the Middle East were just becaues they hadn’t had one for a whole 2 days and were feeling a bit bored …

  • Julian Taylor

    How about a ‘dress up Mohammed’ site then?

    “Dress your favourite terror-inspiring prohet up in a choice of George Galloway-style stretch leotards (sorry, no green) or even in a Omar Kayam-style Self-Checkout battledress. Or how about a festive Mohammed Easter Bunny outfit “

    P.S for those wanting to post ‘behead the foul infidel’ comments, my neck size is 16.5″

  • Nick M

    Nice one David! I’d never thought of “piss be upon him”. I’d always thought more along the lines of “pigs be upon him” but it’s good to have an alternative.

    Glad to see righteous ire against Shirley-you’re-joking. I’m no Christian but according to the ol’ scriptures Jesus was certainly not a thug or kiddy fiddler. Unless, of course, you interpret “suffer the little children to come unto me” in a rather novel manner. I don’t think theology has quite reached the bukkake stage yet. Well, maybe at Oxford…

    It must be time for Mattel to market a Mohammed action figure. He could have pull string and declaim furious anti-semitic rhetoric. Every Saudi child would want one. One, they’d want the whole set – tent, camel, scimitar (drips real infidel blood), all 22 wives.

    They’d make a killing.

  • Nick M

    The real reason for riots in the Middle East

    It’s hot isn’t it. Heat makes people irritable. Can’t Rummy, Wolfy and Condi come up with a plan to carpet bomb the whole place with sunhats, factor 30 and those little battery powered personal fans? It could all be accomplished for less than the cost of a coupla joint strike fighters.

  • Nick M

    Sorry for flogging a dead camel but a thought occured to me. The 22 wives every islamokid would want to go along with good ol’ Mo could be made very cheaply. They could in fact be burkhas full of bugger all! They’d all come with a warning not to look inside for fear of hell. There would be a caveat to this. You would be allowed a peek if you’d just blown yourself up in a Tel Aviv Pizza Hut.

    Curses! They got there first-
    http://www.cnn.com/2003/EDUCATION/10/08/muslim.barbie.ap/

    I’m just gonna have to work on the islamic Perky Patty.

  • APL

    Shriley: “And by proxy, at least, a much more frequent child molester than M.”

    I may be wrong but I suspect Shriley is referring to the priest abuse scandals that have afflicted the Church.

  • David

    Hhahahaha how about a GI-Moe doll!!!

  • APL

    APL: “referring to the priest abuse scandals”

    I mean child fiddling by priests actually. Not abuse of priests, we can safely leave the latter to the musselmen.

  • Nick M

    GI Moe with a special suicide bomber action – guaranteed to kill and maim over a 5 meter radius or your money back! The deluxe model will have a voice chip so you get an Allah Ahbar! before theKABOOM.

    Cheers David. A fortune and fatwa now await me.

  • Nick M

    APL,
    “musselmen” are either traders in (mainly non-halal) seafood or people who turn up in C19th novels. Why the anachronism? Inquiring minds wanna know. Closed ones wanna start a jihad.

  • Joshua

    Come now – Mohammed was legally married to all the 9-yr-olds he was with.

  • Steve Borodin

    I may be wrong but I suspect Shriley (sic) is referring to the priest abuse scandals that have afflicted the Church.

    Not sure but does blowing the little darlings into a thousand pieces count as child abuse. In which case Islam wins by a few lengths. I know its nothing like as bad as looking at some pictures on the internet. But still it seems slightly cruel to me.

  • J

    David said ” Mohammod (Piss be upon him) was nothing more than a paedophile and a war mongering bully. ”

    This is also true of Alexander the Great. Both turned out to be rather good at it.

    I suppose whether founding one of the world’s most successful religions falls in the ‘nothing more’ category is moot point. Islam, at the time of Mohammed’s death was in much better shape than Christianity at the time of Jesus’ (Piss be upon him) death, but in both cases the success of the religion owes more to those who came after.

    It’s probably fair to say that Jesus was a charismatic nutter, while Mohammed was a charismatic nutter with a taste (and some talent) for war.

    If only Alexander the Great had stopped to convert everyone he conquered to the same religion, a great deal of trouble might have been saved. Alas, all he did for religion was kill the Zoroastrians.

  • APL

    Nick M: “Why the anachronism? ”

    Because I like it. I like to use the word ‘Wireless’ too, but don’t often get the opportunity to use both in the same sentence. But if I did it might go something like, ” musselmen destroy wireless in frenzied attack”, or “Wireless provoked musselmen into frenzied attack”.

  • Ian

    Christianity has done well, by and large, to have put behind it the kookery of many biblical injunctions. As you can see here, all done with that most Danish of products.

  • Nick M

    Joshua,
    Yeah, and Michael Jackson didn’t abuse those kids, he made love to them.

    APL,
    I like the anachronism.

  • “Because I like it”
    all the reason that you need, but:
    “Wireless provoked musselmen into frenzied attack”
    is a bit of a cop out, since you can replace wireless with anything and still get a sensible and factually accurate sentence. But back to the subject, one of the reasons that christians aren’t going to riot over dress up jesus is that they are not in power. The mechanisms of the craven multicult has given Islamism a lot of power (such as almost unlimited good press), so they use it. Where christians in the same position as Islamists then they would be out rioting as well.

  • Verity

    Shirley’s a troll.

  • Ron

    There’s a lot of violence in the Jewish and Christian scriptures – but they are entirely histories of wars and other individual violent incidents that happened 2, 3 or 4 thousand years ago; or violent punishments for members of their own community who break explicitly described laws designed to preserve a people in a frugal and nomadic existence.

    However, the Muslim scriptures actively incite ongoing hatred, violence and murder against people of *other* communities, to force them into submission – for example:-

    ANNOUNCE PAINFUL PUNISHMENT TO THOSE WHO DISBELIEVE (9:3)

    O Prophet! urge the believers to war (8:65)

    Surely the vilest of animals in Allah’s sight are those who disbelieve (8:55)

    And fight with them until there is no more persecution and religion should be only for Allah (8:39)

    SLAY THE IDOLATERS WHEREVER YOU FIND THEM, AND TAKE THEM CAPTIVES AND BESIEGE THEM AND LIE IN WAIT FOR THEM IN EVERY AMBUSH … if they repent and keep up prayer [become believers] and pay the poor-rate, leave their way free to them (9:5)

    (Allah) GAVE YOU MASTERY OVER THEM (8:71)

    FIGHT THEM: ALLAH WILL PUNISH THEM BY YOUR HANDS AND BRING THEM TO DISGRACE, AND ASSIST YOU AGAINST THEM. (9:14)

    FIGHT THOSE WHO DO NOT BELIEVE IN ALLAH … until they pay the tax in acknowledgment of superiority and THEY ARE IN A STATE OF SUBJECTION. (9:29)

    O Prophet! strive hard against the unbelievers and the hypocrites and be unyielding to them; and their abode is hell, and evil is the destination. (9:73)

    O you who believe! fight those of the unbelievers who are near to you and let them find in you hardness(9:123)

    THEREFORE STRIKE OFF THEIR HEADS AND STRIKE OFF EVERY FINGERTIP OF THEM (8:12)

    DO NOT TAKE THE JEWS AND THE CHRISTIANS FOR FRIENDS; THEY ARE FRIENDS OF EACH OTHER; AND WHOEVER AMONGST YOU TAKES THEM FOR A FRIEND, THEN SURELY HE IS ONE OF THEM; SURELY ALLAH DOES NOT GUIDE THE UNJUST PEOPLE. (5:49-51)

    The punishment of those who pit themselves against Allah and His Messenger … is that they should be murdered or crucified or their hands and their feet should be cut off on opposite sides or they should be imprisoned; this shall be as a disgrace for them in this world, and in the hereafter they shall have a grievous chastisement, except those who repent before you have them in your power (5:33-34)

    … whomsoever Allah causes to err, you shall by no means find a way for him. THEY DESIRE THAT YOU SHOULD DISBELIEVE AS THEY HAVE DISBELIEVED, SO THAT YOU MIGHT BE ALL ALIKE; THEREFORE TAKE NOT FROM AMONG THEM FRIENDS UNTIL THEY FLY THEIR HOMES IN ALLAH’S WAY; BUT IF THEY TURN BACK, THEN SEIZE THEM AND KILL THEM WHEREVER YOU FIND THEM, AND TAKE NOT FROM AMONG THEM A FRIEND OR A HELPER. (4:89)

    As for those who disbelieve in Our communications, We shall make them enter fire; so oft as their skins are thoroughly burned, We will change them for other skins, that they may taste the punishment (4:56)

    Surely they who disbelieve in the communications of Allah – they shall have a severe punishment (3:4)

  • Joshua

    Ron –

    Where were you when Murtaza was up to bat?

  • Midwesterner

    I spot checked some of Ron’s quotes here(Link), they checked out.

  • veryretired

    The difference in reaction is the difference between the inheritors of the cosmopolitan culture of the Roman Empire, and the inheritors of the small tribal culture of Atrabia.

    Having made that generalization, I concede before hand all the myriad aspects of either side that contravene my point to some extent. I am referring to a kernel at the core, not the entire flowering plant.

  • Nick M

    Chris,
    I agree, mullah-cultaralism has got us to our current situation and it sucks. Many years ago I was pretty left-wing. One of the things that snapped me out of that was the essential hypocrisy of a belief system that (for example) promoted “women’s rights” on one hand but on the other ignored forced marriages because “it’s their culture ain’t it”. This sort of nonsense is the reason I go wholeheartedly with Perry in calling Red Ken the “Dhimmi in Chief”.

    veryretired,
    Your point was so couched in qualifiers that I had no idea what it was. Speak up man! Or your “entire flowering plant” may be at risk!

  • Robert Alderson

    Veryretired,

    I think that just about hits the nail on the head.

  • Nick M

    I assume Robert Alderson is agreeing with me. That’s grand. I’m just not used to it.

  • veryretired

    I think my kernel popped, and my flower has aphids.

    So much for grand summations.

  • Robert Alderson

    Nick M,

    Since we both post on this blog it shouldn’t be surprising that we agree. Anyway it’s often the tiniest disgreements that provoke the most discourse.

    I fully agree that Islam as a belief system is inconsistent with Western democracy. Also, Catholicism, Scientology, Buddhism etc. on their own do not provide a suitable foundation for government.

    We all know that there is only one system of government that really works – impartial rule of law, personal liberty, property rights, free elections. The values enshrined in e.g. the US constitution and practiced in the Western world.

    I don’t see the harm in private practice of religion but it should be kept out of government. Christians in the West accept that but as far as getting what is needed to actually run their country well they pretty much “render unto Caesar.” Getting rid of the tired socialist kleptocrats in the ME will cause a situation where Muslims might begin to think the same way.

  • Chris Harper

    Shriley: “And by proxy, at least, a much more frequent child molester than M.”

    Umm,

    Sorry, but Catholic Christianity emphasises free will and free choice. Jesus did not molest any children. Those priests who did so acted on their own will, made theior own choices, and are solely responsible for their own acts. If the church covered up the priests actions, then shame on the church. This reflects on Jesus personally only to the very intellectually sloppy.

    veryretired: The difference in reaction is the difference between the inheritors of the cosmopolitan culture of the Roman Empire, and the inheritors of the small tribal culture of Atrabia.

    Oh dear, this is so wrong in so many ways.

    In taking over the middle east Islam conqured the civilised centre of the Eastern Roman/Byzantine Empire. At the time this was the centre of wealth and learning for most of the planet; even India and China didn’t compare and Europe was a barbarian devestated wasteland. Islam, not Europe, was the inheritor and beneficiary of Grecoroman civilisation. This is one (the main?) reason why Islam was so much more civilised than what was left of Christendom for so many centuries.

    European/Western civilisation arose independently of Roman thought, and is based on the development of the barbarian Germanic societies which devestated and then took over after the Western Roman empire collapsed.

  • David

    Yes and western society as we know it today developed through the renaissance and the enlightenment. Islamic civilisation (if you can call it that) on the other hand has not passed through such phases so remains in its primitive form complete with all its bigotry, hate, intolerance and bloodlust.

    What’s more given that it is based on a strict text that to the islamic world, is simply not open to debate or even intelligent examination, there is very little chance of an Islamic enlightenment ever occurring.

  • Joshua

    What’s more given that it is based on a strict text that to the islamic world, is simply not open to debate or even intelligent examination, there is very little chance of an Islamic enlightenment ever occurring.

    Oh, I suspect one will occur. That is to say, the mass of individual muslims will not always think like they do now. The problem is that, for the most part, there is nowhere for them to escape to. I don’t think that religious texts – even in very fundmentalist sects – are ever the final word on anything. There is never any direct evidence that God really wrote it, you see – that’s just taken on faith – an act of wilful imagination. If you can imagine that God wrote the book and meant it every word, you can just as easily imagine he wrote it cryptically to be interpreted.

    There is not much moderate Islam now because the Middle East is underdeveloped. That was true in the US as well – back when the US was underdeveloped, religion played a much bigger role in the community. With prosperity, religion has transformed into something more private and individual. There’s absolutely no reason to suspect that the same thing won’t happen in the muslim world. To put it bluntly – the problem is not that Islam itself is any more of a giant feedback loop than any other religion. The problem is that Arabs don’t have jobs.

  • Chris Harper

    Joshua,

    The problem is that Arabs don’t have jobs.

    If that is the problem, then why do we not have the same problems in underdeveloped hindu, buddhist, animist and christian nations? Why do religious riots occur in islamic Nigeria but not in christian Nigeria?

  • Shirley Knott

    A few points.
    Jesus is identical to god, yes? And god murdered 22 school children for mocking one of his prophets.
    Jesus cursed a fig tree for not bearing fruit — even though it was out of season.
    Jesus required much convincing on the part of a poor downtrodden to extend his mercies outside the ranks of the Jews.

    And that you can get away today with publishing a web site mocking that moral incompetent Jesus is a historical artifact reflective of such a miniscule slice of history that the comparison to the murdering horrors of Islam is hardly historically incorrect.
    We can only “get away with it” because as a western society, we are by and large no longer Christians, but christian–influenced. And most of the influence was by way of the hellishly bad example set by the followers of that tawdry little fraud and his successor, the weasel Paul.

    Christianity and Islam, about as alike as can be save only that one lags the other by a few hundred years.
    One might hope that Islam will become as irrlevent in a few hundred years as Christianity has today.
    We can only hope, and work tirelessly, to prevent Christianity from reverting to its historical behaviors.

    Salem, anyone?

    Pfeh.

    hugs,
    Shirley Knott

  • Samsung

    The difference between US and THEM. Between Jesus and Mo. You have GOT to watch this. You will give yourself a hernia if you laugh too hard at this one. This Flash animation cuts to the bone.

    (Link)

    http://www.zipperfish.net/free/yaafm12.php

  • Pete_London

    Samsung

    Ha ha, nice one. Very funny and very true.

  • Robert Alderson

    One might hope that Islam will become as irrlevent in a few hundred years as Christianity has today.

    I hope it’s quicker, and with the succesful example of the post religious societies of the West to look at it could well be.

  • Joshua

    Chris Harper-

    Touche.

    OK, I take it back. Clearly the nature of Islam has something to do with it.

    That said, there was a time when Christianity (contrary to what’s written in the Bible) was every bit as violent with its opponents and “heretics” as Islam is today. I’m still optimistic that, despite what’s written in Big Mo’s bestseller, Islam will eventually calm down.

    In my defense – Hindus DO riot, as do African tribalists, when their religion is offended. But not nearly as often, you’re right.

  • Joshua

    Just when you think it can’t get any more ridiculous – there’s now a $1 million bounty on one of the cartoonists.

    Religion of peace, religion of peace, religion of peace…

  • Kufr

    It is precisely the fear of irrelevance that is at the root of the violence.

  • veryretired

    Sorry Chris, you’re badly off the mark. A comment thread is no place for a discussion this complex. Suffice it to say that I consider your descriptions of the cultural development of both the Eastern and Western empires to be flawed.

  • Pete_London

    Joshua

    Interesting news.

    Qureshi said the mosque and his religious school would give $25,000 and a car, while a local jewelers’ association would give another $1 million.

    Well if true, just where does a jewellers association in a Pakistani shithole get a million bucks from? Possibly Iran, or possibly from the same source which funds thousands of madrassas the world over, our friends the Saudis.

    Each time I come back to this I’m even more amused at how backward and primitive these people are. I still have to remind myself that these are just a bunch of

    cartoons

    , yet this has the potential to run longer than The Mousetrap.

  • Brian

    One might indeed hope that Islam only lags civilisation by ‘a few hundred years’. But this is little comfort when one realises that these foaming genocidal psychotics will be armed with nuclear weapons within a couple of dozen months.

    I read in the paper today that American unilateralism is ended, and that foreign adventures will only be undertaken with the consent of the international community. So, given the appeasement policy of the scum of Eurpoe, the last hope of peace is now gone.

    I’m an atheist, but, God help us all. Islam has declared war on civilisation. The question is, are we going to do anything about it before it’s too late?

  • Joshua

    I read in the paper today that American unilateralism is ended, and that foreign adventures will only be undertaken with the consent of the international community.

    Don’t be so sure. I have always been of the impression that the Iraq War was not so much about WMDs as about establishing an American presence in the ME similar to what we have in Asia. South Korea is a nice place to keep an eye on NK and China, and Iraq is a nice place to keep an eye on Syria and Iran. Public statements are one thing. At the end of the day – I don’t think either the US or Israel is going to allow Iran to build “the bomb.”

  • gudone

    hilarous flash cartoon !!

    http://www.californiaconservative.org/?p=2296

    verity might wet her knickers (possibly)

  • Samsung

    Brian, in relation to some of the comments you made in your last post. This article by Victor Davis Hanson may be of interest to you. It makes for a good read.

    What Will Europe Really Do? – Victor Davis Hanson

    (Link)

    http://www.realclearpolitics.com/Commentary/com-2_14_06_VDH.html

  • ADE

    “It is precisely the fear of irrelevance that is at the root of the violence.

    Kufr”

    The Arab world and its ghastly religion are already irrelevant. What they really object to is having this pointed out.

    ADE