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#1 Hostile

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Posted 24 October 2007 - 12:12 AM

http://nationalbanana.com/video/13
Episode 2 is the funniest. Episode 1 comes pretty close...

I finally found it. The humour I've been seeking like the Holy Grail. Now view and laugh your asses off. Why is this important? It shows a groundbreaking move to step past threats of violence and flag burning. It's something I call "laughing at ourselves 101."

The missing chaptor of the holy book of humility on ALL religions.

Now I'm fairly sure there is no sacred stone unturned.

http://nationalbanana.com/video/8
Episode 1
http://nationalbanana.com/video/28
Episode 3
http://nationalbanana.com/video/34
Episode 4
http://nationalbanana.com/video/35
Episode 5
http://nationalbanana.com/video/39
Episode 6
http://nationalbanana.com/video/41
Episode 7
http://nationalbanana.com/video/43
Episode 8
http://nationalbanana.com/video/44
Episode 9

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Lou is my left hand, Ralph is my right. Just for knowledge sake.

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Posted 26 October 2007 - 02:56 PM

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Posted 26 October 2007 - 05:41 PM

its a bit like a show about emo-kids killing themselves and listening to annoying music/catholic priests running around in kindergartens and shooting pro-choice people and scientists i guess. i dunno if those actors are muslim themselves, that would at least give the show some self-irony. seen worse, seen better.

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Posted 29 October 2007 - 07:51 AM

I was bored and went back and watched them again, simply absolutely hillarious...

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Posted 29 October 2007 - 06:10 PM

I'm going to make sure I start tagging your posts.

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Posted 29 October 2007 - 10:18 PM

Call me racist if you like, I care not. Those episodes are hillarious. If I remember correctly, muslims are a religion and religion is open target for humour on these forums.

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Posted 29 October 2007 - 10:25 PM

Translation: I can discriminate against other ethnic groups, but if they discriminate against me I get mad. Remember, since the Muslims are different, and we're Westerners, we can bash them all we want and act like pig-headed racists because, ultimately, they're less fortunate and the White Man's Burden tells us that we're superior.

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Posted 29 October 2007 - 11:34 PM

Translation: I can discriminate against other ethnic groups, but if they discriminate against me I get mad. Remember, since the Muslims are different, and we're Westerners, we can bash them all we want and act like pig-headed racists because, ultimately, they're less fortunate and the White Man's Burden tells us that we're superior.

Again.

RACISM.

Real Translation: I can poke fun and enjoy humour regarding religion as I choose to, because it causes no harm to anyone and muslims are a religion not an ethnic group.

Not unlike christians who are satirised to endless degrees here. I know you are attempting to steamroll me and have people believe I am having a racist humour moment when I'm actually having a religion humour moment.

I'm not going to allow you to do that. That is why I have posted these humour links to test the hypocrisy of this political blog. And you sir have proven it clearly. Shall I post some religious christian humour?

There is no such thing as a sacred group of people when it comes to humour. All people do things that make us all laugh at ourselves and others as well. We are all human beings. Humour is mankinds greatest gift.

The gift of laughter. So lighten up and allow yourself to laugh as well.

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Posted 29 October 2007 - 11:37 PM

i generally don't like to criticize things that aren't a part of my culture, so i leave it up to those that are a part of the culture to do it. anything else is more or less making fun of something that you don't understand(ignorance=fear=anger=hate=trouble).

as i said, if those actors were muslim themselves i would have said that its good that they got self-irony. if they are not then its tasteless. in both situations i have to say that its not a very high-quality show. i could have probably made the same with a few thousand bucks and a bunch of actors.

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Posted 30 October 2007 - 10:31 PM

i generally don't like to criticize things that aren't a part of my culture, so i leave it up to those that are a part of the culture to do it. anything else is more or less making fun of something that you don't understand(ignorance=fear=anger=hate=trouble).

as i said, if those actors were muslim themselves i would have said that its good that they got self-irony. if they are not then its tasteless. in both situations i have to say that its not a very high-quality show. i could have probably made the same with a few thousand bucks and a bunch of actors.

You shouldn't confuse "criticize" with "satire." And don't be a wimp, the christian humour is not done by christians right?

Your culture is maybe very christian. I live in Washington DC so it's very diverse. It is our culture here in this city.

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Posted 05 November 2007 - 06:33 AM

Claiming to fight racism with more egregious and malicious racism does not make you any less of a Nazi hate-spewer.
This is no less racism than the Stab in the Back myth. Clearly, though, because the Jews were not a race but instead ascribed to a certain religious belief, the Nazis were totally justified in their policies. And even if you were to argue that Jews are not an ethnic group such as the Muslims portrayed are, somehow I don't think Jewish actors running around spewing racial epithets at each other in a parody of a concentration camp would go over well. Perhaps this should be removed, as again, it is just clearly racist propaganda. In no way is it acceptable, even if the actors are Muslim (It reminds me of misogynist anti-feminist women). And obviously, part of Washington D.C.'s culture must be blatant and overt racism, thus resulting in some sort of Nuremburg-esque excuse of "Oh it happens anyways so enjoy it." I live in a very diverse city too, and overt, offensive racism isn't tolerated here either. You both have piss poor defences, and honestly, you should be ashamed of your blatant support of racism, intolerance, and the furtherance of a great divide between peoples who, if not peppered by this kind of crap from both sides, could genuinely peacefully coexist.
Perhaps I'm preaching the wrong kind of tolerance though. Clearly, according to Hostile, Ann Coulter, and Rush Limbaugh, the world would be better served if everyone was accepting of Christianity exclusively. It's amazing what a boisterous and self-promoting world we live in. Again, horrified that one of you supports blatant, overt racism, and that the other would not stand against it. Both positions are almost equally despicable.
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Posted 05 November 2007 - 06:55 AM

Have you ever seen the movies Dogma or Saved? If those fall under the category of Free Speech then this sure the hell does as well. Get a sense of humor.
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Posted 05 November 2007 - 08:05 AM

Claiming to fight racism with more egregious and malicious racism does not make you any less of a Nazi hate-spewer.

I never claimed anything, I simply posted some funny links to test the hypocrisy of this blog. First of all, I didn't create it. Second, I think you might be crossing the line by comparing my statements to Nazism. You really need to lighten up and relax. Attacking someone is not the way to discuss things. :party:

Clearly, though, because the Jews were not a race but instead ascribed to a certain religious belief, the Nazis were totally justified in their policies. And even if you were to argue that Jews are not an ethnic group such as the Muslims portrayed are, somehow I don't think Jewish actors running around spewing racial epithets at each other in a parody of a concentration camp would go over well.

My goodness you're an angry one tonight. I have no clue how you can compare those funny skits with anything about the holocaust.

Since when has the far left lost thier sense of humour? Seems when it comes to Bush or christians, they are all over it. Yet I post some links to funny videos about muslims and all of a sudden it's taboo.

Why are some groups protected from satire and others are not?

Perhaps this should be removed, as again, it is just clearly racist propaganda. In no way is it acceptable, even if the actors are Muslim (It reminds me of misogynist anti-feminist women)

Now tell me who is acting like a Nazi now? Muslims are not a race and are not protected by this far left invisible shield against satire.

And obviously, part of Washington D.C.'s culture must be blatant and overt racism, thus resulting in some sort of Nuremburg-esque excuse of "Oh it happens anyways so enjoy it."

You're beginning to scare me dude, I'd hope you do not think I represent Wasginhton DC. I'm simply some guy on a blog. I wouldn't look too deep.

I live in a very diverse city too, and overt, offensive racism isn't tolerated here either.

So you're telling me, we are not allowed to parody muslims but yet we can christians? Did you think I was going to let you steamroll me? Nothing I posted was racist and since you keep implying it is, than you need to learn the definition of satire.

You both have piss poor defences, and honestly, you should be ashamed of your blatant support of racism, intolerance, and the furtherance of a great divide between peoples who, if not peppered by this kind of crap from both sides, could genuinely peacefully coexist.

So what am I defending? Parody? Satire? Your far left liberal Stalinism isn't gonna go unchecked and uncountered here. Lighten up and stop being so angry...

Perhaps I'm preaching the wrong kind of tolerance though. Clearly, according to Hostile, Ann Coulter, and Rush Limbaugh, the world would be better served if everyone was accepting of Christianity exclusively.

Ann and Rush are far right, I'm not. Though you'd like to make people believe I am. It's ok, I still love you Spence. :party:

I can no longer quote how long it's been since I've been to a church. I cannot remember actually. ;) So you tieing me into a right wing christian coalition is futile.

Again, horrified that one of you supports blatant, overt racism, and that the other would not stand against it. Both positions are almost equally despicable.

It's also how amazing the far left has become when it comes to hypocrisy and intolerence, and may I once again state:
Muslims are a religion not and ethnic group!

I'm amazed how much you try to spin this as a race question. Also in the future please refrain from calling people who disagree with you Nazis, I find that offensive as I'm first generation German. :lol: (see I can spin as well)

(EDIT)I just read an email reply from one of my muslim friends, and they thought the videos were hillarious and are gonna forward them to thier other muslim friends. Now if they aren't pissed off, why are you?

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Posted 05 November 2007 - 09:37 AM

Didn't really find them that funny, but didn't find them that racist either. It is perplexing though, one can make fun of Catholicism, but not Islam. One can make fun of American culture but not Middle Eastern. Now that I find funny. And of course, if anyone disagrees with this absurdity, one simply calls them a NAZI or a racist in some wild attempt to discredit them, which unfortunately usually works. Now I'm not sure whether it's funny or sad.
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Posted 06 November 2007 - 07:57 PM

silent killa's opinion is pretty much what i was thinking. its not very tasteful, but i don't go berserk because of it.

i have to say that i prefer apathic objectivity on such topics instead of angry preacher. angry preacher really doesn't get you anywhere because you can't twist people to your cause by antagonizing them.

i still stand by my claims that if the actors themselves are Muslims it doesn't mean much. if they are its acceptable in my eyes because it shows that someone can have a sense of humor on a dark politically incorrect topic. if i want a good tv-representation of different sorts of Muslims and terrorists i would probably watch sleeper cell again. better informational entertainment than this.

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Posted 06 November 2007 - 11:34 PM

I am personally am fine with people making fun of religion, especially when it highlights religion's flaws. Religion itself has so many flaws and innacuracies it deserves to be mocked. (note I am talkign about organized religion not spirituality)

You know why you never see any parodies making fun of atheists, agnostics and secularists? Because there is really nothing to make fun of....

If religions want people to stop making fun of them, maybe they should get rid of their stupid rules and stop promoting hatred and prejudice.

Either way, I think these videos are crap and have probably been thought up by some pig-headed redneck.... there is no real intelligent criticism in them, just a bunch of innacurate humour meant to make conservative idiots chuckle and say "duhhh...dem stoopid moslems....duhhh".

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Posted 09 November 2007 - 04:55 AM

I am personally am fine with people making fun of religion, especially when it highlights religion's flaws. Religion itself has so many flaws and innacuracies it deserves to be mocked. (note I am talkign about organized religion not spirituality)

You know why you never see any parodies making fun of atheists, agnostics and secularists? Because there is really nothing to make fun of....

If religions want people to stop making fun of them, maybe they should get rid of their stupid rules and stop promoting hatred and prejudice.

Either way, I think these videos are crap and have probably been thought up by some pig-headed redneck.... there is no real intelligent criticism in them, just a bunch of innacurate humour meant to make conservative idiots chuckle and say "duhhh...dem stoopid moslems....duhhh".

Lighten up there, no one can claim the quality. But the backtones are funny. Try this prank on a christian wedding in the UK.
http://www.jibjab.com/view/210297

Now this is funny, odd sense of humour the UK people have. They staged an entire wedding just to dupe this poor lad. Now imagine if muslims had this kind of sense of humour? There wouldn't even be an issue. But instead alot of images of "Death to the US, Death to the UK" Silly IMO. And of course many flag burnings.

We all know people mean business when they burn a flag right? Or maybe not. Even we can be desensitized to flag burning, so what will they do next to shock us? Burn effigies, old news, burn people, already done. What is left to burn?

God/Allah loves freedom of the press. :ohmy: If this entitty happens to exist I might add.

Why bother to make parodies of athiests? Like you said "not much to make fun of"

Being athiest is like being given a coloring book but no crayons. Now what fun is that? Adding color is silly because it distracts from the real meaning of the image, black and white lines. My goodness, it's so obvious if you're a scientist and well educated and such. Bah Humbug...

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Posted 09 November 2007 - 02:01 PM

wtf is this topic.
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Posted 09 November 2007 - 04:27 PM

I've wondered that myself countless times.
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Posted 09 November 2007 - 07:04 PM

How is this topic not ok when there is a 60 something page thread about how everyone who believes in God is a moron?
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