Getting rid of statues etc OTHER THAN Confederates.

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Re: Getting rid of statues etc OTHER THAN Confederates.

Postby gnome » Mon Nov 20, 2017 2:41 pm

As they do with almost anything that can be reported as a trend.
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Re: Getting rid of statues etc OTHER THAN Confederates.

Postby Abdul Alhazred » Mon Nov 20, 2017 2:47 pm

Be that as it may, big deal Democratic Party bosses were touting it for a while.
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Re: Getting rid of statues etc OTHER THAN Confederates.

Postby Witness » Tue Nov 21, 2017 6:23 am

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Re: Getting rid of statues etc OTHER THAN Confederates.

Postby Abdul Alhazred » Tue Nov 21, 2017 10:16 am

I know! I know!

Columbus statue at Madras.

Inscription on the base: Thanks be to Ganesh. He did not discover us.
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Re: Getting rid of statues etc OTHER THAN Confederates.

Postby Witness » Tue Nov 21, 2017 11:25 pm

Abdul Alhazred wrote:I know! I know!
Wrong.

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Postby Abdul Alhazred » Wed Nov 22, 2017 12:02 am

:doh: It's Chennai not Madras now.

Near the radio telescope. Sorry about that. :p
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Postby Abdul Alhazred » Wed Nov 22, 2017 12:04 am

BTW.

Columbus day is "El dia de la raza" *not* as some native or PC alternative, but from the now discountenanced notion that Columbus founded their "race".
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Postby Pyrrho » Thu Nov 23, 2017 12:29 am

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Catholic School Statue Covered Up For Being Too Gross And Weird
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Re: Getting rid of statues etc OTHER THAN Confederates.

Postby Rob Lister » Thu Nov 23, 2017 12:56 am

just wow.

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Postby Witness » Thu Nov 23, 2017 1:03 am

Pyrrho wrote:Image

https://www.yahoo.com/news/catholic-sch ... 24831.html

Catholic School Statue Covered Up For Being Too Gross And Weird

Is it the Sacred Potato©?

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Postby Rob Lister » Thu Nov 23, 2017 1:06 am

it is hard to believe that cannot be intentional. I'm calling it gay ped porn statue.

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Postby Witness » Sat Dec 30, 2017 4:42 am

Now, art critics, where has this been conceived?

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Postby Witness » Tue Jan 09, 2018 4:49 am

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Re: Getting rid of statues etc OTHER THAN Confederates.

Postby Abdul Alhazred » Tue Jan 09, 2018 10:26 am

Witness: Is someone trying to get rid of those statues, or are they just examples of statues worth looking at?
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Postby Witness » Tue Jan 09, 2018 3:02 pm

Abdul Alhazred wrote:Witness: Is someone trying to get rid of those statues, or are they just examples of statues worth looking at?
Neither: statues worth getting rid of. :mrgreen:

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Postby Witness » Wed Jan 10, 2018 6:59 am

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Gengis Khan, Mongolia.

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Re: Getting rid of statues etc OTHER THAN Confederates.

Postby Abdul Alhazred » Wed Jan 10, 2018 10:26 am

Witness wrote: [ ... ]
Gengis Khan, Mongolia.


I like it. 8)
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Re: Getting rid of statues etc OTHER THAN Confederates.

Postby Anaxagoras » Wed Jan 10, 2018 10:45 am

Abdul Alhazred wrote:
Witness wrote: [ ... ]
Gengis Khan, Mongolia.


I like it. 8)


A bit like if Germany had a statue of Hitler.

I understand why the Mongolians are proud of him. What else do they have?
But he was really brutal.
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