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Year of the Pig sparks some porkies [Ho Hum Muslims Are Offended]
| Rowan Callick
Posted on 02/04/2007 1:59:56 PM PST by MotleyGirl70
ON February 18, the Chinese world will usher in the new year of an animal, but its identity will be suppressed. A billion people will view China's - and the world's - most-watched annual television show, the Chinese New Year's Eve variety spectacular, but the viewers will be no wiser as to which animal is involved.
Left out ... pigs won't be mentioned in China's Year of the Pig celebrations to avoid offending the country's Muslim population / File
(Excerpt) Read more at news.com.au ...
TOPICS: Pets/Animals; Religion; Society
KEYWORDS: asia; china; islam; lunarnewyear; moslem; muslim; muslims; pigs; prc
posted on 02/04/2007 2:07:52 PM PST
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Is there anything that DOESN'T offend the Muslims?
posted on 02/04/2007 2:10:36 PM PST
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posted on 02/04/2007 2:12:29 PM PST
by West Coast Conservative
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Aparently not; they're always unhappy or offended over something or another.
Seems muslims are always angry or offended,seems democrats are always angry or offended.
Seems those who hate freedom,are always angry or offended.
posted on 02/04/2007 2:15:05 PM PST
(May God watch over those who serve,and have served, to keep us free.)
This is strange. The Uighurs are supposed to not be particularly violent, though there is a peaceful separatist movement to create an East Turkmenistan. Usually the Communist Government doesn't make such considerations about offending one of its minorities. Is the threat of social turmoil and unrest that high already?
posted on 02/04/2007 2:29:51 PM PST
by Jedi Master Pikachu
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posted on 02/04/2007 2:38:33 PM PST
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posted on 02/04/2007 2:44:56 PM PST
Glad china is so PC. Personally, I'm for using jihadi corpses to feed to the pigs.
posted on 02/04/2007 2:51:31 PM PST
Why are the Muslims offended THIS time? Doesn't the "year of the boar" occur every 12 years?
"The Shanghai Islamic Association told The Australian: "In the last festival TV show to celebrate this year (12 years ago), the program was full of images of pigs, some of them quite grotesque, and many Muslims were unhappy and complained. "
Yes! You are righto! According to this article it is every 12 years.
I am so sick of the moos being offended.
I am so sick of hearing the news say - the holy city of this and the holy city of that.
if the Chinese would kill them they wouldn't be offended anymore. Plus they could see the organs a low, low prices.
posted on 02/04/2007 4:34:27 PM PST
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"...I am so sick of hearing the news say - the holy city of this and the holy city of that...."
I am too. Let's turn their holy cities into holely coties.
posted on 02/06/2007 6:59:08 AM PST
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