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(WSBTV)   Members of Atlanta neighborhood paint over mural that took visiting French artist a month to produce because it had snakes on it and snakes are satanic   (wsbtv.com) divider line 64
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2012-11-11 12:33:12 AM  
18 votes:
God will reward them for this brave act. Just like what Nazi Germany did to the Jews, so liberal America is now doing to the evangelical Christians. It's no different. It is the same thing. It is happening all over again. It is the Democratic Congress, the liberal-based media and the homosexuals who want to destroy the Christians. Wholesale abuse and discrimination and the worst bigotry directed toward any group in America today. More terrible than anything suffered by any minority in history.
2012-11-11 12:49:26 AM  
10 votes:
brian.carnell.com

I want one of these for my car
2012-11-11 12:37:57 AM  
8 votes:
Fish are satanic. Scales are satanic. Got it and couldn't agree more. You know what tips the scales more than fish? Fat people. And you know what region of the country has the highest rates of obesity? The South. Therefore, Southerners are satanic.
2012-11-10 09:46:03 PM  
8 votes:
Fish are satanic?

files.abovetopsecret.com

Hmmm.
2012-11-11 03:20:15 AM  
5 votes:
spacebison.com
2012-11-11 01:46:53 AM  
5 votes:
isn't there a woman in spain that is now well known for restoring art works?
2012-11-11 01:32:50 AM  
4 votes:
upload.wikimedia.org

....Clearly.
2012-11-11 01:21:22 AM  
4 votes:

BlippityBleep: fusillade762: BlippityBleep: heeey, snakes have always gotten an undeserved bad rap. people need to realize that symbolically anthropomorphizing animals shouldn't be taken literally.

Yeah, don't anthropomorphize animals, they hate that.

reading comprehension isn't exactly your strong suit, is it.


i775.photobucket.com
2012-11-11 01:13:45 AM  
4 votes:

ElLoco: Well, clearly, snakes are Satanic... so their hands are kinda tied on that one.


Snakes don't have hands.
2012-11-11 12:55:35 AM  
4 votes:
You know, at this point I'm just going to make a list of random things that are "satanic," find a Bible verse to justify it, and just go through the South accusing every God-botherer I can find of being in league with the Devil. Grits? Satanic! Pickup trucks? The devil's transport! Fish stickers? The mark of the Prince of Lies himself!
2012-11-11 08:09:54 AM  
3 votes:

BronyMedic: PC LOAD LETTER: The South still remains painfully, hopelessly stupid.

It's Atlanta. Sherman had the right idea.

/plus their traffic sucks!


i.qkme.me
2012-11-11 03:03:41 AM  
3 votes:
i45.tinypic.com 

"But, but, but the CHILDREN!!!"

Fark your children.
2012-11-11 01:46:36 AM  
3 votes:

signaljammer: ya know who else was into obscuring art beyond his comprehension?


4.bp.blogspot.com
2012-11-11 01:34:34 AM  
3 votes:
Ah, the South... how I do not miss thee.

blogs.amctv.com
2012-11-11 01:22:34 AM  
3 votes:
media.drunkenfist.com

The only "art" people like this deserve.
2012-11-11 01:05:25 AM  
3 votes:
Its too bad the mural didn't depict the ritualistic torture and murder of a human being, carried out as some kind of archaic pagan sacrafice to assuage the bloodlust of a vengeful and hate filled deity - I hear Christians really get off on that shiat...
2012-11-11 12:58:45 AM  
3 votes:

peasandcarrots: You know, at this point I'm just going to make a list of random things that are "satanic," find a Bible verse to justify it, and just go through the South accusing every God-botherer I can find of being in league with the Devil. Grits? Satanic! Pickup trucks? The devil's transport! Fish stickers? The mark of the Prince of Lies himself!


If you have a bucket list, I advise you to knock it out before you set off on this mission.
2012-11-11 12:52:55 AM  
3 votes:
Not to dredge up the politics tab, I'd like to thank the fundies for dragging religious nonsense back into the public's eye and spreading it like lice.

It's the 21st century. At first I was like 'where is my flying car' but now I'd settle for 'Hey, remember the time when we weren't swimming in religious idiocy'
2012-11-10 11:20:41 PM  
3 votes:
The South still remains painfully, hopelessly stupid.
2012-11-11 01:23:23 AM  
2 votes:
On one hand religious crazies, on the other hand a truly hideous mural.

So torn.
2012-11-11 01:14:24 AM  
2 votes:

BronyMedic: phrawgh: God will reward them for this brave act. Just like what Nazi Germany did to the Jews, so liberal America is now doing to the evangelical Christians. It's no different. It is the same thing. It is happening all over again. It is the Democratic Congress, the liberal-based media and the homosexuals who want to destroy the Christians. Wholesale abuse and discrimination and the worst bigotry directed toward any group in America today. More terrible than anything suffered by any minority in history.

Really hoping that you didn't type that with a straight face.

11/10, man. That's beautiful, beautiful trolling.


Looks like Mike_Lowell has some pretty stiff competition now.


BlippityBleep: heeey, snakes have always gotten an undeserved bad rap. people need to realize that symbolically anthropomorphizing animals shouldn't be taken literally.


Yeah, don't anthropomorphize animals, they hate that.
2012-11-11 01:06:59 AM  
2 votes:
Christians. Can't live with 'em, can't keep lions within the city limits without a ton of red tape. Whaddyagonnado.
2012-11-11 12:59:53 AM  
2 votes:

markie_farkie: Fish are satanic?

[files.abovetopsecret.com image 508x212]

Hmmm.


Most symbols that people use have a story behind them and are used to make a statement. Some of the most famous are the so-called Christian symbols such as the cross and the fish. Whilst they provide a useful mean of identification, all of these are carnal and nowadays used promiscuously by everybody, thus it is best for us to avoid using them. Moreover they all have a precedent story of paganism, a thing we Christian must avoid, even if some says the pagan origins have now been lost in history. The wearing or keeping such symbols has the tendency to bring veneration to them and thus returning to paganism. Besides, what saith the Word of God: God is a spirit, and the ones worshiping Him must worship in spirit and truth. (John 4:24)

What are we to do with all these "Christian" symbols that have pagan (satanic) roots? Absolutely nothing. And what agreement does Christ have with Belial? Or what part does a believer have with an unbeliever? (2 Corinthians 6:15)

A godly man once said about people wearing a cross hanging from the neck: "we ought to hang on the cross ourselves rather than the cross hanging from our necks".

Another one said: "when in doubt, leave it out".

Whether or not these pagan symbols have lost their original pagan meanings in our modern era (a doubtful situation) it is best not to be involved with them, we do not need them. Moreover, another secure test is to see what the world does with them: if the world loves them, then they are not godly for the world hates anything from God, and our stern warning is this: Do not love the world nor the things in the world. If anyone loves the world, the love of the Father is not in him, (1 John 2:15)

Therefore a Christian that worships God in Spirit and in Truth has no need to make a physical point for his belief and should not wear any jewellery AT ALL, or make use of symbols, whether he knows if they are Pagan or not. Besides the second commandment forbids the flaunting of such things.

The faith of a Christian will be known by ALL if he puts into practice the word of his Master, Jesus Christ: 34 I give a new commandment to you, that you should love one another; according as I loved you, you should also love one another. 35 By this all shall know that you are My disciples, if you have love among one another. (John 13:34-35)
2012-11-11 12:50:54 AM  
2 votes:
Let's all chip in to commission a sweet painting of SATAN!!!
2012-11-11 12:50:18 AM  
2 votes:
Whenever I read something like this - "The fishes were satanic. The scales were satanic" - I can't believe Christians are still somehow considered less mentally ill than someone with schizophrenia.
2012-11-11 12:46:51 AM  
2 votes:
When I was working at the Bellagio, we had some casino porters who got upset about Satanic exhibits in the art gallery there.

They thought the Russian exhibit with the Faberge Eggs was the work of the Devil.
2012-11-11 12:45:42 AM  
2 votes:
Darn it, I wish I'd known long ago that fish are satanic. It might have gotten me out of having to eat a lot of terrible tuna casserole as a kid.
2012-11-11 12:43:40 AM  
2 votes:

markie_farkie: Fish are satanic?

[files.abovetopsecret.com image 508x212]

Hmmm.



there is a fish that swims up your penis. That's pretty Satanic. Godly fish would never do such a thing.
2012-11-11 12:39:49 AM  
2 votes:

phrawgh: God will reward them for this brave act. Just like what Nazi Germany did to the Jews, so liberal America is now doing to the evangelical Christians. It's no different. It is the same thing. It is happening all over again. It is the Democratic Congress, the liberal-based media and the homosexuals who want to destroy the Christians. Wholesale abuse and discrimination and the worst bigotry directed toward any group in America today. More terrible than anything suffered by any minority in history.



If anyone deserves to be slapped silly, tarred, feathered and run out of town on a rail, it's the evilangelical "Christians" who would just love to bring out a modern version of the Spanish inquisition. Their first priority whenever one of their own wins an election is to try and shut down the public library.
2012-11-11 12:32:46 AM  
2 votes:

PC LOAD LETTER: The South still remains painfully, hopelessly stupid.


It's Atlanta. Sherman had the right idea.

/plus their traffic sucks!
2012-11-11 10:43:28 AM  
1 votes:

phrawgh: God will reward them for this brave act. Just like what Nazi Germany did to the Jews, so liberal America is now doing to the evangelical Christians. It's no different. It is the same thing. It is happening all over again. It is the Democratic Congress, the liberal-based media and the homosexuals who want to destroy the Christians. Wholesale abuse and discrimination and the worst bigotry directed toward any group in America today. More terrible than anything suffered by any minority in history.


Channeling Pat Robertson today are we?
2012-11-11 10:15:21 AM  
1 votes:

The Muthaship: Great Janitor: What about those Snake Worshiping Christians?

Christians who handle snakes don't worship them. They do that because there's scripture that says true believers will not be harmed by the venom of snakes.

They die regularly from this misconception, but they don't worship snakes.


You know who else isn't harmed by the venom of snakes? People who don''t handle venomous snakes.
2012-11-11 10:14:01 AM  
1 votes:
i46.tinypic.com
2012-11-11 09:26:39 AM  
1 votes:
The French artist didn't understand his target audience.

If he had done some sort of urban art that looked as if it was done by a sixth grader, using the colors red, yellow and green, and included a picture of a bible somewhere, it would have been well accepted.
2012-11-11 09:04:51 AM  
1 votes:
Atlanta you say?

Maybe they would have been happier with something like 

i.imgur.com
2012-11-11 07:48:59 AM  
1 votes:
no mention of DAT ASS on the far left?!

sad guys, really sad.

media.cmgdigital.com
2012-11-11 07:15:00 AM  
1 votes:

PC LOAD LETTER: The South still remains painfully, hopelessly stupid.


Which is probably why they were wolunteers instead of volunteers, according to TFA.
2012-11-11 05:05:31 AM  
1 votes:
Good. Now we can have some proper graffiti on that wall.

Maybe a giant, poorly drawn penis as the centerpeice, surrounded by shiatty 'gang' tags, with some swastikas because they're cool.
2012-11-11 03:18:54 AM  
1 votes:

Coelacanth: When I was working at the Bellagio, we had some casino porters who got upset about Satanic exhibits in the art gallery there.

They thought the Russian exhibit with the Faberge Eggs was the work of the Devil.


Satanic? They worked at a farking casino! Grabbing up the filthy lucre from gamblers, boozers and hookers, and they're offended by Easter eggs?!?!
2012-11-11 02:29:00 AM  
1 votes:
Buncha farking, pin-headed, mouth-breathing, knuckle-dragging, god-bothering, dumbshiat, cracker-croakers.
SfK
2012-11-11 02:12:20 AM  
1 votes:

GungFu: markie_farkie: Fish are satanic?

[files.abovetopsecret.com image 508x212]

Hmmm.


there is a fish that swims up your penis. That's pretty Satanic. Godly fish would never do such a thing.


mantiseye.com

'ahem... the dreaded CANDIRU! A naughty little fish with a penchant for swimming up a man's urethra to feed on the damaged tissue of the pitiful mass of flesh you once called your PENIS!'
2012-11-11 02:04:28 AM  
1 votes:

Zmog: Quick word puzzle:

things we is have this can't nice why


Knees are too sharp, would not hit?

I'm close, right?
2012-11-11 02:02:28 AM  
1 votes:
Quick word puzzle:

things we is have this can't nice why
2012-11-11 01:51:22 AM  
1 votes:

advex101: BronyMedic: advex101: It is ugly. I side with the religious d-bags on this one. Also, "GDOT crews said they didn't issue a permit for the mural and will likely have to cover it up."

I'll take "What is censorship" for three hundred, Alex.

Censorship? Really? You're going to throw that card? Every stroke of paint that an artist lays down is not some sort of shrine to the first amendment. This was painted on an embankment retaining wall, by definition that makes it a temporary installation (unless the state is saddled with maintaining it in perpetuity). I think that the group that painted over it are a bunch of whackos. I also think that it was an eyesore and am glad that a "loophole" exists to get the wall returned to a pristine state awaiting the next artist.


Who are we to say that these new people who painted the wall aren't the TRUE artists. They had just as much right to paint there as the previous guy. Their constructions labeled 'White Wall' is a true example of minimalism.
2012-11-11 01:41:29 AM  
1 votes:
ya know who else was into obscuring art beyond his comprehension?
2012-11-11 01:39:18 AM  
1 votes:

BronyMedic: advex101: It is ugly. I side with the religious d-bags on this one. Also, "GDOT crews said they didn't issue a permit for the mural and will likely have to cover it up."

I'll take "What is censorship" for three hundred, Alex.


Censorship? Really? You're going to throw that card? Every stroke of paint that an artist lays down is not some sort of shrine to the first amendment. This was painted on an embankment retaining wall, by definition that makes it a temporary installation (unless the state is saddled with maintaining it in perpetuity). I think that the group that painted over it are a bunch of whackos. I also think that it was an eyesore and am glad that a "loophole" exists to get the wall returned to a pristine state awaiting the next artist.
2012-11-11 01:28:50 AM  
1 votes:
I've had it with the monkey fighting snakes on this Monday to Friday wall!

/seemed like an obvious comment
//kinda disappointed that I got this far without seeing it
2012-11-11 01:20:43 AM  
1 votes:

Coming on a Bicycle: Some people lack the right amount of reference to distinguish between words for what they don't like (or like); they've simply grown up to classifiy things only within the bounds of their religion. Therefore, when they say something is 'satanic', they may well mean that they really think it's 'ugly' - they just don't have the word for it.


Reminds me of people who call everything they oppose politically "socialist" or "communist"
2012-11-11 01:18:22 AM  
1 votes:

dameron: Both these people and the Taliban destroyed pieces of art because the art offended their bugfark crazy religious beliefs.


They didn't even have a permit from the owners of the wall, the neighbors covered up an act of vandalism, Don't denigrate ancient, iconic works of art so cheaply.
2012-11-11 01:11:23 AM  
1 votes:
*scans headline*

i86.photobucket.com
2012-11-11 01:09:07 AM  
1 votes:

Kevin72: The Muthaship: Kevin72: It was ugly

Yeah, that's what I was saying.

Not just ugly. Nightmare fuel ugly.


I agree. It's a real blight.
2012-11-11 01:08:24 AM  
1 votes:
That mural looked like something a bored middle school student would doodle in their text book, hardly something I would want in my neighborhood, I imagine this might have played out the same anywhere else, just different reasoning, but the same results.
2012-11-11 01:07:46 AM  
1 votes:

phrawgh: God will reward them for this brave act. Just like what Nazi Germany did to the Jews, so liberal America is now doing to the evangelical Christians. It's no different. It is the same thing. It is happening all over again. It is the Democratic Congress, the liberal-based media and the homosexuals who want to destroy the Christians. Wholesale abuse and discrimination and the worst bigotry directed toward any group in America today. More terrible than anything suffered by any minority in history.


A great example of Poe's Law 

"... the idea that without a clear indication of the author's intent, it is difficult or impossible to tell the difference between sincere extremism and an exaggerated parody of extremism"
2012-11-11 01:07:39 AM  
1 votes:
Whar cops?!?!?!

Oh right, white people being persecuted, by Satan, defaced the mural...... then no proper permits for the mural to be done in the first place. So its all even brother....

/Damn car driving fish worshipers of Satan. The fish decal makes you a Satan worshiper ya defacing idiots.
//Circumcise your car today by cutting a few inches off the tail pipe.
2012-11-11 01:07:29 AM  
1 votes:

The Muthaship: Kevin72: It was ugly

Yeah, that's what I was saying.


Not just ugly. Nightmare fuel ugly.
2012-11-11 12:56:53 AM  
1 votes:

The Muthaship: That was dumb. They should have painted over it because it was ugly.


It was ugly. Look at Dameron 's closeup. I get freaked out by the disembodied human nipples bellybutton hands on the personfishsnake. It's a chimera and could give kids nightmares. And a chimera may as well be satanic although I know the South overuses that term.
2012-11-11 12:55:20 AM  
1 votes:

advex101: It is ugly. I side with the religious d-bags on this one. Also, "GDOT crews said they didn't issue a permit for the mural and will likely have to cover it up."


I'll take "What is censorship" for three hundred, Alex.
2012-11-11 12:54:08 AM  
1 votes:

The Muthaship: Great Janitor: What about those Snake Worshiping Christians?

Christians who handle snakes don't worship them. They do that because there's scripture that says true believers will not be harmed by the venom of snakes.

They die regularly from this misconception, but they don't worship snakes.


So...it's the Church of Darwin
2012-11-11 12:51:31 AM  
1 votes:

Great Janitor: What about those Snake Worshiping Christians?


Christians who handle snakes don't worship them. They do that because there's scripture that says true believers will not be harmed by the venom of snakes.

They die regularly from this misconception, but they don't worship snakes.
2012-11-11 12:48:13 AM  
1 votes:
So...if Snakes are satanic, what about Doctors who's emblem is a pole with two snakes wrapped around it? What about those Snake Worshiping Christians?

If it is a reference to the part in the Bible where the Serpent gets Eve to eat from the Tree of Knowledge, then they may be doing the wrong thing. From what I understand, when the Serpent tempted Eve, it wasn't snake-like. It didn't become snake like until God punished it for it's role in the temptation of Eve. Even the Bible mentions this part where God is cursing the Serpent telling it that it will forever crawl on it's belly, to be stepped on by man's boot (before man actually invented the boot...go figure), so, follow this logic, and you'll see that the snake is actually God's creation, so to paint over it might actually be insulting God.
2012-11-11 12:37:30 AM  
1 votes:
Do you like snakes?
2012-11-11 12:37:25 AM  
1 votes:
This is worse than 9/11
2012-11-11 12:35:09 AM  
1 votes:

phrawgh: God will reward them for this brave act. Just like what Nazi Germany did to the Jews, so liberal America is now doing to the evangelical Christians. It's no different. It is the same thing. It is happening all over again. It is the Democratic Congress, the liberal-based media and the homosexuals who want to destroy the Christians. Wholesale abuse and discrimination and the worst bigotry directed toward any group in America today. More terrible than anything suffered by any minority in history.


Really hoping that you didn't type that with a straight face.

11/10, man. That's beautiful, beautiful trolling.
2012-11-10 07:53:52 PM  
1 votes:
media.cmgdigital.com

vs.

sasoc.files.wordpress.com

It's all a matter of scale.
 
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