I really, really like this article. Just where should we draw the line? Should we not bomb mosques even though, for that reason alone, they are being used to store munitions to be used against us? Should we still respect the Koran if that ONE physical copy of book is used to transmit extremist messages?
I abhor book-burning more than most. It is anathema to me, the idea that someone would take knowledge, any knowledge, and send it up in smoke — simply to prevent that knowledge from being passed down. However, my north-american sensibilities mostly stem from books being burned that promoted things like “free speech” and art that the government (or organizations) proclaim as wrong.
I have come to the realization that sometimes it is okay to burn a book when doing so saves lives. Sometimes it is okay to bomb a mosque when that mosque is used to store munitions that are used against us. When the enemy stops holding their religious artifacts and trappings with what we see as proper regard, why should we?
My opinion? We should not have apologized! Any religion, by the way, that holds the physical object, the Bible, the Koran, the Torah, in greater regard than the words and ideas it contains has some major issues.
I love Dateline Disneyland. Andy gives me my weekly Disneyland fix when I cannot always be at the park…
But, this week it caused me to wonder about something. What is wrong with this picture?
Using the old “we lost a child, we have to go back and find her.” only intrigues and worries the audience if the writers made you like the child before they “wrote” her off…
I like “The Walking Dead”, I really do. AMC, in my book, has a hit on their hands. But the writers really need to figure out that they are introducing too many people and then immediately killing them off. I loved Otis, even though he shot Carl (by accident). They wrote him off in a most horrible way. Zombie show = people get eaten. I get that.
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I love this! Never mind it is Alice in Wonderland art…just look at it. It is in the unique style of Mary Blair…which is always a soft spot for me! If I only had a place to display it. My husband would kill me if I brought another piece of Disney memorabilia, I think!
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I know this is not what it looks like, but doesn’t it seem like some poor schmuck got taken out on the Matterhorn during the refurb process? That is what you get when you stand up in the seat…
Image courtesy of Andy Castro at Dateline Disneyland