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View Diary: Latest Evangelical Swipe at Jews — Western Wall Replica in Kansas (76 comments)

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  •  I'm with you and I'm an atheist (2+ / 0-)
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    Mortifyd, GreenMother

    I usually have a pretty high threshold for irreverence and even sacrilege, but the Western Wall is pritnear two thousand years old - it's world heritage at this point, in addition to being a site-specific monument to Jewish culture. To run up a copy, designed to inflame, and assert Humpty-Dumpty-like that it means whatever you say it means, is the worst kind of obnoxious sanctimony.

    into the blue again, after the money's gone

    by Prof Haley on Wed Jul 18, 2012 at 07:08:30 PM PDT

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    •  Yea, but this isn't irreverence, this is co-opting (2+ / 0-)
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      Prof Haley, Mortifyd

      someone else's sacred symbolism in order to attain credibility for a questionable cause and belief.

      That is the lowest of the low.

      I think secretly they hope that the Jews might come to their defense, so they might be shocked when they discover that a} the Jews might object to this and b} might be quite vocally angry about said objection.

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