Thursday, January 22, 2009

Erections aren't that scary, really

That's what the local Islamist party, PAS, ought to realize one of these days, anyway. Seems the scripture crazed muppets are at it again, this time trying to ban Rihanna's concert, scheduled for 13 Feb. Their arguments against her performing summarized below:

- "...akin to insulting eastern culture, belittling local artistes, intentionally causing losses to the country's economy and supporting Israel's war policy, which is supported by America."

- "... unsuitable because she often performed suggestively and wore skimpy, sexy outfits."

- "Whether Rihanna realizes it or not, we know that the taxes she paid also contributed to the war in Gaza."

Wait, wha...?

Happily enough, Malaysia is still very much free from the truly batshit insane breed of worshipper. Seems the local nutters are quite happy to satisfy themselves trying to jiahd against their hormones. Unfortunately, serious, intellectually valid criticism of Islam at its most fundamental level is still haram round these here parts, so I'm going to leave it to those courageous people with the mad skillz to raise valid points against them and manage not to get killed for their opinions. Here's Pat Condell, giving his tuppence:

Do bear in mind that Comrade Condell lives in the same country as these fine specimens, so I daresay his position is very much justified indeed.

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