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If you had to choose, when you burn the Mona Lisa or a live dog?

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Re: Would you burn the Mona Lisa or a dog?

#41  Postby Keep It Real » Sep 26, 2018 4:17 pm

Unless of course this thread is some kind of veiled reference to Yulin, in which case it can relax, because it appears the Chinese gov has finally got off its collective arse and cancelled the fucker.
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#42  Postby Keep It Real » Sep 26, 2018 4:38 pm

Would you rather burn the mona lisa, or a dog, or send kir to prison for a year for "mildly" beating up a woman beater who severely assaulted his then-fiance after the police had decided not to take any action about said assault? Oh, and did I mention she's black? In Cheltenham UK? Having a nice day kir? No I'm fucking not.
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#43  Postby Hermit » Sep 26, 2018 4:51 pm

Would you bum the Mona Lisa or a dog?
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#44  Postby Keep It Real » Sep 26, 2018 4:53 pm

Mona Lisa every time.

ETA: Plenty more, better paintings in the gallery. I mean FFS Trump is mega famous and worth billions - doesn't mean he's any good. :tongue:
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Re: Would you burn the Mona Lisa or a dog?

#45  Postby surreptitious57 » Sep 26, 2018 5:21 pm

Keep It Real wrote:
I am almost tempted to start some parody threads

Please do not as we have enough of those from you already
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#46  Postby Keep It Real » Sep 26, 2018 5:55 pm

Link one. I challenge you.
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#47  Postby laklak » Sep 26, 2018 5:57 pm

Art? Whenever I hear that word I reach for my revolver.
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#48  Postby Scot Dutchy » Sep 26, 2018 5:59 pm

Yes lak.
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Re: Would you burn the Mona Lisa or a dog?

#49  Postby Keep It Real » Sep 26, 2018 6:08 pm

laklak wrote:Art? Whenever I hear that word I reach for my revolver.


What do you reckon lak - institutional racism in Cheltenham justice department? Seems plausible to lil oldish me...
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#50  Postby laklak » Sep 26, 2018 6:24 pm

Institutional racism is often found in institutions, so it's definitely a possibility.
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#51  Postby Keep It Real » Sep 26, 2018 6:30 pm

laklak wrote:...definitely...


That's what I thought. Better not leave my front door wide open tonight.
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#52  Postby laklak » Sep 26, 2018 6:32 pm

I think that's a sound decision.
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#53  Postby surreptitious57 » Sep 26, 2018 10:37 pm

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Would you rather burn the mona lisa or a dog or send kir to prison for a year for mildly beating up a woman beater
who severely assaulted his then fiance after the police had decided not to take any action about said assault ?

You are not the bloody police. You see a crime being committed you cannot just get involved hoping that your sense of moral outrage will make the magistrates / judges see it your way. Technically you could claim self defence as in you were trying to stop someone from being assaulted but you are a loose cannon and too many court appearances will not bode well for you in the long term. I am rather sceptical of your use of mildly and severely in your account of what you claim happened. As it is quite obvious that you have anger issues which are not being addressed and which need to be in order to stop this behaviour of yours from becoming the norm which sad to say I think it already is

I would not send you to jail but would assign you a private therapist to deal with all your issues till you were fully recovered
[ Private because therapy on the NHS is severely time restricted so is not automatically tailored to the needs of the patient ]

Ideally I would like to send you to a monastery for five years for a spiritual detox in the middle of no where
As far away from all the negative influences in your life you now have in order to make some real progress
With yoga and exercise and work and prayer and group and one to one therapy like all the other patients
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#54  Postby Keep It Real » Sep 26, 2018 10:41 pm

Grammer crime :turns the other cheek:
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#55  Postby Keep It Real » Sep 26, 2018 10:45 pm

Thanx for your lovely caring post though sur
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#56  Postby Keep It Real » Sep 26, 2018 10:52 pm

I will not be praying in the foreseeable future.
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Re: Would you burn the Mona Lisa or a dog?

#57  Postby devogue » Sep 26, 2018 11:07 pm

surreptitious57 wrote:You burn the dog the world will be full of outrage but they will quickly forget you and move on to something else
You burn Mona the world will be full of outrage and you will be remembered for the rest of human history as the
philistine who destroyed the worlds greatest painting so you will therefore have to suffer for it as a consequence


Would I really be remembered as a philistine, or as someone with a healthy sense of ethics?

Isn't the most primitive lifeform more precious and unique than the very greatest work of art, even though its existence may be extremely fleeting?
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#58  Postby I'm With Stupid » Sep 26, 2018 11:29 pm

Fallible wrote:Who the hell would kill an animal for a picture?

Tell them they can keep it afterwards, or sell it, and I'd suggest almost everyone. Especially if they can convince themselves that the fire killed the dog, not them.
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#59  Postby The_Piper » Sep 27, 2018 12:24 am

devogue wrote:
surreptitious57 wrote:You burn the dog the world will be full of outrage but they will quickly forget you and move on to something else
You burn Mona the world will be full of outrage and you will be remembered for the rest of human history as the
philistine who destroyed the worlds greatest painting so you will therefore have to suffer for it as a consequence


Would I really be remembered as a philistine, or as someone with a healthy sense of ethics?

Isn't the most primitive lifeform more precious and unique than the very greatest work of art, even though its existence may be extremely fleeting?

I'd kill 8,000,021 mosquitoes and black flies to save a George W. Bush painting.
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#60  Postby Fallible » Sep 27, 2018 5:51 am

I'm With Stupid wrote:
Fallible wrote:Who the hell would kill an animal for a picture?

Tell them they can keep it afterwards, or sell it, and I'd suggest almost everyone. Especially if they can convince themselves that the fire killed the dog, not them.


Almost everyone? I don't think so. However, that's not the scenario.
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