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[Nov. 11th, 2004|11:52 pm]
Theo van Gogh, a distant relative of Vincent van Gogh was recently murdered because of a movie he produced. After a member of the dutch Parliament was threatened with death after calling the holy Muhammad a tyrant, the parliament member went seeking van Gogh to help make a short film (ignoring the threat).

Theo van Gogh and the parliament member's movie was harsh and criticized the muslims in the Netherlands.

Apperantly muslims live secluded lives and Theo van Gogh wanted to call public attention to something.

They condemned the practice of mistreating muslim women in the movie. Theo van Gogh apperantly called 'conservative Muslims' the epithet 'goat fuckers.'

Can anyone post a comment as to what the 'Dutch social welfare system' is (its mentioned in the 6th paragraph)?

(As an aside, I've been reflecting on how meaningless my LJ postings have recently been. I'm going to attempt to limit my posts to 3 or 4 a week in order to not let it become a chore to read or explore all the topics or website links I mention. I hate it when nobody comments. For example in the last 2 months i've received maybe 4 comments and posted about 50 posts. The only reason I sit and type posts on LJ is for other people and if I'm not achieving, then I should reconsider my motives.... (suggestions in the comments section of this post are implied))
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[User Picture]From: reaverxvx
2004-11-12 11:38 am (UTC)
::head explodes from all the parentheticals::
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[User Picture]From: thecoxmaster
2004-11-15 01:30 am (UTC)
that's an interesting story. sorry i never comment, i always feel like i say stupid things so i just try and spare you of it.

i don't really know if i have any suggestions other than i don't think you should not post.
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