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PostPosted: Wed Dec 05, 2012 4:20 am    Post subject: TV channel fined over Simpsons 'blasphemy' in Turkey Reply with quote

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-20598262


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The Hurriyet newspaper reported that the episode also showed one character encouraging another to commit murder in the name of God.
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"I wonder what the makers of The Simpsons would say when they hear their jokes are taken literally in a country called Turkey," wrote Yilmaz.

"Perhaps Homer will get a Muslim neighbour."
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PostPosted: Wed Dec 05, 2012 4:34 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

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PostPosted: Wed Dec 05, 2012 10:53 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Reminds me of the fines the FCC hands out willy nilly if there is a hint of tit or a mention of swearing on network TV. That's not to do with religious sensibilities of course.
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PostPosted: Wed Dec 05, 2012 2:22 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

How is it blasphemy if it's true?
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PostPosted: Wed Dec 05, 2012 2:29 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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