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Germany: Art studio bans nude sketches "out of respect for Muslims"
Berliner Zeitung via Islam versus Europe Blogspot via Jihad Watch ^ | Posted by Robert on November 10, 2013 | Stefan Strauss of Berliner Zeitung

Posted on 11/10/2013 5:50:04 PM PST by markomalley

Nude studies have been part of Western art from time immemorial, and have no intrinsic or inherent connection with lewdness or pornography. But the example of Michelangelo and everyone else goes out the window when it comes to appeasing Muslims. The principle is absolute: in Muslim countries, non-Muslims must conform their behavior to Islamic sensibilities. In non-Muslim countries, non-Muslims must conform their behavior to Islamic sensibilities.

"Berlin: Artist not allowed to show nude sketches 'out of respect for Muslims,'" by Cheradenine Zakalwe for Islam Versus Europe, November 10 (thanks to The Religion of Peace):

In the invitation to the private art show the project sounded really good. It sounded as if something good was being done for artists. Marzahn-Hellersdorf Adult Education Centre is giving artists the opportunity to present their works to a wide public on the floors of the institution. Creatives are brought together with citizens and thus exposed to criticism much more directly than in a commercial gallery. This is how the municipality describes its art exhibition space programme. "Imaginative & colourful paintings and drawings" is the name of the current exhibition of the Berlin artist Susanne Schüffel.

The show was supposed to open with a celebration on Friday evening. But the private show was not held; the artist had cancelled. She was allowed to show only some of her pictures. Six nude pictures had been removed a few days before. She is raging.

Last Monday the 46-year-old artist learned that her nude pictures could not be shown on the corridors of the adult education centre "out of respect for Muslims". That is the explanation the deputy director of the adult education centre, Gotthard Hänisch, gave. Muslims could "feel unpleasantly affected" when looking at the sketches. Muslims, including some from the asylum seeker reception home in Carola-Neher-Straße, visit the adult education centre for German courses.

Susanne Schüffel cannot accept the reasoning of the deputy director. "There was no conflict. No one had complained about the sketches. That is anticipatory obedience," says the graduate of Weißensee art school. "This is about the freedom of art." Her classical nude sketches show nothing crude or offensive. "They're about the beauty of woman."



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1 posted on 11/10/2013 5:50:04 PM PST by markomalley
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2 posted on 11/10/2013 5:51:22 PM PST by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both.)
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To: markomalley

What they couldn’t get by invasion, they’re getting by infiltration.


3 posted on 11/10/2013 5:52:51 PM PST by MUDDOG
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To: markomalley

Looks like the gates of Vienna have been breached.


4 posted on 11/10/2013 5:53:43 PM PST by combat_boots (The Lion of Judah cometh. Hallelujah. Gloria Patri, Filio et Spiritui Sancto!)
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I bet they would show piss Christ in a heart beat.


5 posted on 11/10/2013 5:54:56 PM PST by NoLibZone (The bad news: Hillary Clinton will be the next President. The Good news: Our principles are intact.)
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To: markomalley

Should we ban Anatomy in med school next?


6 posted on 11/10/2013 5:54:57 PM PST by Argus
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To: markomalley

I’ve lost a lot of respect for the Brits and Germans over the past few years.


7 posted on 11/10/2013 5:55:03 PM PST by Antihero101607
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To: markomalley

John Ashcroft is Muslim?


8 posted on 11/10/2013 5:56:14 PM PST by nickcarraway
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To: Argus

I’m kinda thinkin’ we ban muslimes so as not to offend nudists. Not that I’d be caught willingly in public without clothes.


9 posted on 11/10/2013 5:56:33 PM PST by rktman (Under my plan(scheme), the price of EVERYTHING will necessarily skyrocket! Period.)
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To: markomalley

More out of fear than respect... but that aside it’s a well known fact that if you give your lunch money to the school bully he’ll become your friend and leave you alone.


10 posted on 11/10/2013 6:00:12 PM PST by GOPJ (Obama - "too arrogant to question his own bad judgement" ... Greenfield)
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To: NoLibZone
I bet they would show piss Christ in a heart beat.

Yeah, and they'd go on and on about how they had to offend you in order to uphold their integrity as artists and curators.

And they'd explain in detail about how one of the most important functions of art is to challenge ossified societal norms, and thereby usher in the new golden age of universal enlightenment.

And then they'd scream accusations in your face, accusing you of wanting to impose your religion on them against their will.

11 posted on 11/10/2013 6:05:18 PM PST by Steely Tom (If the Constitution can be a living document, I guess a corporation can be a person.)
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To: markomalley

Greece 100ish BC.

Screw Islam.

12 posted on 11/10/2013 6:06:14 PM PST by jpsb (Believe nothing until it has been officially denied)
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To: MUDDOG

The Muslims are Coming and they’re going to use PC to change our laws and use our own children that were indoctrinated to hate Christians and embrace Islam as a peaceful religion against us. They are already buying properties in Detroit for next to nothing to bring hordes of them in, in the millions. According to what I believe are reliable sources I have heard that their goal is to increase their numbers to a population of 2 billion in the near future to be appriximately 1/4 of the world population then declare war against Christians. They are alo buying large tracts of the land far out and away from large cities and setting up mosques (which are also weapon cache centers; usually concealed in an underground bunker beneath the mosque). Around these mosques they are setting up Muslim communities with schools and apartments / housing. They will attemp to convert our system to a Sharia law system and install Muslim presidents. This is the plan. They already have their first Muslim president in office and things will only get worse if the people cobtinue to allow PC to be used as a tool or deception.


13 posted on 11/10/2013 6:08:50 PM PST by jsanders2001
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Dark scenario.


14 posted on 11/10/2013 6:12:11 PM PST by MUDDOG
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Truth


15 posted on 11/10/2013 6:13:09 PM PST by combat_boots (The Lion of Judah cometh. Hallelujah. Gloria Patri, Filio et Spiritui Sancto!)
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To: MUDDOG

The Muslims are Coming and they’re going to use PC to change our laws and use our own children that were indoctrinated to hate Christians and embrace Islam as a peaceful religion against us. They are already buying properties in Detroit for next to nothing to bring hordes of them in, in the millions. According to what I believe are reliable sources I have heard that their goal is to increase their numbers to a population of 2 billion in the near future to be approximately 1/4 of the world population then declare war against Christians. They are also buying large tracts of the land far out and away from large cities and setting up mosques (which are also weapon cache centers; usually concealed in an underground bunker beneath the mosque). Around these mosques they are setting up Muslim communities with schools and apartments / housing. They will attempt to convert our system to a Sharia law system and install Muslim presidents. This is the plan. They already have their first Muslim president in office and things will only get worse if the people cobtinue to allow PC to be used as a tool for deception.


16 posted on 11/10/2013 6:16:00 PM PST by jsanders2001
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To: MUDDOG

The Muslims are Coming and they’re going to use PC to change our laws and use our own children that were indoctrinated to hate Christians and embrace Islam as a peaceful religion against us. They are already buying properties in Detroit for next to nothing to bring hordes of them in, in the millions. According to what I believe are reliable sources I have heard that their goal is to increase their numbers to a population of 2 billion in the near future to be approximately 1/4 of the world population then declare war against Christians. They are also buying large tracts of the land far out and away from large cities and setting up mosques (which are also weapon cache centers; usually concealed in an underground bunker beneath the mosque). Around these mosques they are setting up Muslim communities with schools and apartments / housing. They will attempt to convert our system to a Sharia law system and install Muslim presidents. This is the plan. They already have their first Muslim president in office and things will only get worse if the people cobtinue to allow PC to be used as a tool for deception.


17 posted on 11/10/2013 6:17:14 PM PST by jsanders2001
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To: MUDDOG

> Dark scenario.

It’s reality. This is coming from “foot soldiers” that are out there in field with theirs ears to the ground. Bear in mind Allah is a demon god. It’s his will to subjugate and enslave men.


18 posted on 11/10/2013 6:21:11 PM PST by jsanders2001
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To: markomalley

By what means or magic does one develop respect for muslims?


19 posted on 11/10/2013 6:30:33 PM PST by muir_redwoods (Don't fire until you see the blue of their helmets)
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To: markomalley

interesting...

would they ban a crucifix in a jar of urine to avoid offending Christians?


20 posted on 11/10/2013 6:38:02 PM PST by Mr. K (Lies, Damned Lies, Statistics, and then Democrat Talking Points.)
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To: muir_redwoods
By what means or magic does one develop respect for muslims?

I think its more of a respect for their car bombs and beheadings. I know that sounds cynical.

21 posted on 11/10/2013 6:38:55 PM PST by Steely Tom (If the Constitution can be a living document, I guess a corporation can be a person.)
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To: NoLibZone

“I bet they would show piss Christ in a heart beat.”

You got that right.

These Euros better get it together. I’m totally unwilling to live by Muslim standards. Gosh darn it, I’ll walk down the street naked myself - and THAT will really be frightening.


22 posted on 11/10/2013 6:50:02 PM PST by jocon307
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To: markomalley

Better ban mirrors in restrooms.

Might see a nude in it.


23 posted on 11/10/2013 6:56:14 PM PST by Scrambler Bob ( Concerning bo -- that refers to the president. If I capitalize it, I mean the dog.)
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Germany: Art studio bans nude sketches "out of respect for fear of Muslims"

Corrected for accuracy. Muslims deserve no respect.

24 posted on 11/10/2013 7:02:57 PM PST by TigersEye (Stupid is a Progressive disease.)
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Artists should show all their paintings with a black cloth over the top in protest.


25 posted on 11/10/2013 7:38:34 PM PST by reed13k (For evil to triumph it is only necessary for good men to do nothings)
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To: markomalley

post a sign on the door...nude paintings inside....if the muzzies don’t want to see them, they stay out....solved.


26 posted on 11/10/2013 8:00:43 PM PST by terycarl
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I would put up signs outside of town saying that black dogs ae permitted to walk on the same sidewalk as people are, that occasionally you may encounter nude photographs if you look hard enough, you will smell bacon in restaurants, etc., etc. In other words that’s life in our American town.


27 posted on 11/10/2013 8:28:48 PM PST by B4Ranch (Name the illness that you have and Google it with "hydrogen peroxide". Do it and be surprised.)
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To: NoLibZone
I bet they would show piss Christ in a heart beat.

Yep. Beat me to it.
28 posted on 11/10/2013 9:27:03 PM PST by 98ZJ USMC
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To: terycarl
post a sign on the door...nude paintings inside....if the muzzies don’t want to see them, they stay out....solved.

Why is this so hard to understand? It's so simple, a 7th Century Pedophile should be able to understand it.
29 posted on 11/10/2013 9:29:16 PM PST by 98ZJ USMC
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To: markomalley

I guess they could put the sketches in a “nude sketch room.” But why is a Muslim even going in an art studio if his faith forbids the drawings anyhow (as most but not all takes on Islam do).


30 posted on 11/10/2013 9:36:03 PM PST by HiTech RedNeck (The Lion of Judah will roar again if you give him a big hug and a cheer and mean it. See my page.)
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To: 98ZJ USMC
Why is this so hard to understand? It's so simple, a 7th Century Pedophile should be able to understand it.

an even better idea...on passports here or visas, and at all ports of entry to the country a sign which says something like....pork and bacon allowed here, dogs are free to roam neighborhoods, statues and art museums can and will display nude figures, in God we trust, we are largely based on Judeo-Christian principles.....be forewarned....accept these conditions or do not enter

31 posted on 11/10/2013 9:43:10 PM PST by terycarl
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To: markomalley

Herr Hanisch is “the Good German”. Soon he’ll be wearing a burqua because someone complained of his business suit as not being “friendly to Moslems.”


32 posted on 11/10/2013 11:03:45 PM PST by MadMax, the Grinning Reaper
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To: markomalley

It’s Ironic.. there is literally nothing as lewd as islam..
Islam is obscene and lewd, outrageous and murderous..

Nothing of any redeeming value.. nothing..
One word is totally missing from the Quran....—>> LOVE...

Islam is about HATE.. by a hateful God.. in a hateful way..
So outrageous it’s humorous.. Muslims LOVE to HATE..


33 posted on 11/11/2013 12:05:40 AM PST by hosepipe (This propaganda has been edited to include some fully orbed hyperbole..)
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To: markomalley

Muslims have converted me to at least one point of view — Vlad the Impaler had it right.


34 posted on 11/11/2013 3:28:42 PM PST by TexasRepublic (Socialism is the gospel of envy and the religion of thieves)
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