To be fair, Cesare Borgia was kinda hot though…
I mean, he’s no Oded Fehr…
But nobody’s perfect…
(Note, the link behind Cesare Borgia contains so many errors, infelicities, and bullshit explanations (of a point which does have some merit, kinda) that it should prove an amusing read.
Besides, we all know Jesus was Irish.
He never got married.
He never held a steady job.
He went out drinking with the lads the night before he died.
His last request was a drink
He lived with his parents until he was 33.
He thought his mother was a virgin, and she, bless her, She thought he was God.
Jim Caviezel…still decent as Edmund Dantes.
I’m pretty sure tehre’s also been Black Jesus, Spanish Jesus, and a Chinese Jesus (or Chineesus as I like to call him) as well.
Adapting the appearance of religious figures to fit the dominant demographic of the region is nothing new. For example, here’s what the Archangel Gabriel looks like in Christian art, and here’s his Islamic incarnation.
YEA! Have you noticed the difference in the depictions of buddhas and deities from Tibet to Japan to Indonesia? All very different. Buddhism itself adapts to the culture it moves to. The Dharma is always the same, but the images, rituals, traditions ALWAYS change, adapt :)
You knew that your technology was superior to the Indians’. You knew that you were civilized, and they were savages… . But your superior technology had proved insufficient to extract anything. The Indians, keeping to themselves, laughed at your superior methods and lived from the land more…
nathaniel bacon is pretty much the reason american society today is fucked up and why it was fucked up for so many years
like one he disregarded the government and went and killed a bunch of native americans because he felt entitled to their land
then he was arrested for it but his fuckin…
The Vivid Memoirs of an Obnoxious Slave: How the ruling class whites divided the American people: Bacon's Rebellion and musings on Social Insurgency
America, the land of which I was born, has a history of violent genocide against the indigenous population and the enslavement of Afrikan peoples. Born in the mix of European imperialism and mercantile capitalism, the original thirteen colonies were bastions of English capital and commerce not to…
I think I’ve finally figured out how I can explain white privilege to people.
Basically the thing most white people get angry about is being “judged” for being white.
The idea is that it was their ancestors, not themselves, who committed those great crimes against the ancestors of present PoC….
During a discussion surrounding racism and a white person says, “Why can’t we all just be American?” What you’re really saying to me is, “Why can you just be white?”
"Why can’t you live in my world?"
Which pisses. Me. Off. I have to navigate in your world every day. Why don’t you step into my…
Dear White People,
I know that sometimes it’s hard to know exactly what’s “pc” and what’s not. When you’re allowed to say certain things and when you’re not allowed to say certain things. Heck, I’ll even sometimes accept your apology that you “had no clue” that what you said “hurt my feelings”….