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Amazon pulls Christmas ornaments featuring Auschwitz Nazi camp

Discussion in 'News & Current Events (Articles Required)' started by Johnboy53, Dec 2, 2019.

  1. Johnboy53

    Johnboy53 Looking For Interesting News.

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  2. Heavenhome

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    Truly what sicko thinks up something like that?
     
  3. Occams Barber

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    It's probably a SE Asian manufacturer who was unaware of the specific significance of places like Auschwitz.
    OB
     
  4. Heavenhome

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    That is absolutely no excuse. Someone thought this up and as I said is truly a sicko. And as for the fact Amazon even had them to sell..............:mad:
    Its mindblowing.
     
  5. Occams Barber

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    I doubt that anyone "thought this up". Someone simply used a set of "scenic" photos without knowing the significance of the Aushwitz connection.

    Since they were part of a larger series of 20 or 30 legit 'scenic' photo ornaments, Amazon would not have been aware of each specific ornament.

    I have no doubt that if Amazon was aware of these particular ornaments it would not have been so stupid as to let them through.

    While I understand your outrage, I suspect it's misplaced in this case.
    OB
     
  6. Phoebe Ann

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    Satan and his minions!
     
  7. FireDragon76

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    Cultural misunderstanding. Sort of like this:


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  8. Occams Barber

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    LOL! Santa crucified. Yes - another cultural misunderstanding.
    OB
     
  9. Occams Barber

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    Yeah

    Minions!!
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    OB
     
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  10. Heavenhome

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    Thank you for your answer and I get where you're coming from but the day I am not outraged by wrongs is the day I would no longer exist.

    "All that is necessary for evil to triumph is for good men to do nothing"
     
  11. FireDragon76

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    How about people that use Buddhist imagery as casual decoration? I once saw a Buddha head on top of a toilet in a bathroom. You go to a discount store in the US and you'll often see that kind of thing sold as bric a brac.

    Orientalism and appropriation like this has a long history in the western world, it's not that surprising that people in the east would do the same in kind. It's tacky and offensive but when people gotta make a buck, cultural sensitivity is often the last thing on their minds.
     
  12. durangodawood

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    Misunderstanding?.....or trying to make a point?
     
  13. SummerMadness

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    While I think these ornaments were an inadvertent choice, they are people selling Confederate memorabilia, so I wouldn’t be surprised to see someone purposely selling such items.
     
  14. Heavenhome

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    Funny how its Christianity that is always the butt of jokes, like to see the same done about Islam,Krishna etc.
     
  15. FireDragon76

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    It's not a joke, just a misunderstanding.

    Christmas decorations are popular in some parts of Japan but the average Japanese person knows very little about Christianity.
     
  16. iluvatar5150

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    Yeah, it's amazing that Christianity would be the butt of jokes in the part of the world where it's been the dominant religion for a few centuries.

    If you want to find jokes directed at other religions, perhaps you should visit regions where those religions are dominant.
     
  17. The IbanezerScrooge

    The IbanezerScrooge I can't believe what I'm hearing...

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    In some instances it could just be survivor bias...
     
  18. mala

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    seems to have been that way for a few centuries in the west and now it's your turn and you're suddenly crying foul.
    grow a pair and stop whining.
     
  19. mala

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    I mean the good 'ol days these people want to return to had everyone else dressed up and portrayed as a stereotype. If you can't stand the heat get out of the kitchen.
     
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  20. Heavenhome

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    I've got no idea what you are talking about.
     
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