Saturday, March 17, 2012

Racist & ‘Discriminatory’: UN Consulting Group Wants Dante‘s ’Inferno’ Out of the Classroom‏

We read:
"Gherush92, a human rights organization that consults for UN bodies on racism and discrimination, is calling for Dante’s “Divine Comedy” to be removed from schools and acknowledged as racist, homophobic, Islamophobic, and anti-Semitic.

According to Valentina Sereni, the group’s president, the 14th-century work is “offensive and discriminatory” and has no place in the classroom.

For those who have never read Dante’s epic, it follows a fictional version of the author through hell, purgatory, and heaven in three distinct works, the “Inferno,“ ”Purgatorio,“ and ”Paradiso.”

It represents Islam as a heresy and Mohammed as a schismatic and refers to Jews as greedy, scheming moneylenders and traitors, Miss Sereni told the Adnkronos news agency.

Homosexuals are [also] damned by the work as being ‘against nature’ and condemned to an eternal rain of fire in Hell.

Though it is true that Dante condemned Mohammed and homosexuals to the Inferno, Sereni and The Telegraph fail to note that the author placed prominent Christians right next to them.

Many “clergymen, popes, and cardinals” were condemned to the circle of greed, where they had to joust with one another for all eternity using great weights which they pushed with their chests. Similarly, Pope Anastasius II was damned to the circle of heresy, where he is trapped in a flaming tomb, and the soles Pope Nicholas III’s feet will always be tickled with fire while his head is trapped inside a large rock.

This leads one to ask, why isn’t the organization offended by the eternal torture of Christians?



Bird of Paradise said...

We need the UN,OUT OF AMERICA ENTIRLY and all the illegal aliens as well

A. Levy said...

As i've always said, the UN has long, long ago, outlived it's usefullness, assuming it ever had any. We should stop "all" payments we make to them, and tell them to pack-up and hit the road. Let them find a new home in N. Korea, Venezuela, or Iran, or some other place that shares their views.

On the other hand, the UN knows how truly weak and dumb the American people are, so they will continue getting rich on our hard-earned money while treating us like the fools we are.

Anonymous said...

So once again we have a "problem" created by selective editing.

Go Away Bird said...

Time to have the UN evicted from america their totaly usless

Anonymous said...

I just went out an bought 10 copies of the Inferno to send to a bunch of people.
The un needs to be exterminated like all cock roaches.

Anonymous said...

At least the US has a veto on the UN Security Council, which only a few other countries have. And the UN does a lot of useful humanitarian and culturally-related work that is a-political.

Kee Bird said...

Annon 5:25 contect the JOHN BIRCH SOCIETY and find the truth about the UN you wont see on TV or read in th hsirory books about

Anonymous said...

"contect the JOHN BIRCH SOCIETY"

Those faggots are still around?

Kee Bird said...

Annon 2:30 the real faggots are in the UN and WHITEHOUSE as well as the NAMBLA,ACLU,

The American said...

Fahrenheit 451, coming to a street near you. SOON!

-Barack Obama