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"don’t act like a nigger and you won’t get called a nigger" says the white girl that grossly misunderstands what racism is and how it works

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ilexforest:

why does kotaku let people who don’t play games write articles about playing games

Go and try to play any game just using the trackpad (and on a Mac)

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kittensaysfuckyou:

White privilege is never having to spell your last name.

you… you’ve never met a polish person have you

american privilege is not realizing the world does not in fact consist of only america

I have to spell my name out every time

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A disabled First World War veteran begging on the streets of Berlin, 1923 -

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theholyprepuce:

White Jesus modeled on Cesare Borgia?

The theory is that people were generally not too enthusiastic about the Catholic Church’s regular massacres of Jews and Muslims, because the people they were killing looked like Jesus.  Pope Alexander VI then ordered the destruction of all art depicting a Semitic Jesus and commissioned a number of paintings depicting a Caucasian Jesus.  His son, Cardinal Cesare Borgia, was the model for these paintings.  Thus, the nastiest of all the Borgias, became the iconic Caucasian Jesus so loved by Christians today. 

In 1995, GZA’s Liquid Swords album featured the solo track by Wu-Tang Clan affiliate, Killah Priest, ”B.I.B.L.E. (Basic Instructions Before Leaving Earth)”. The lyrics include the lines; "I even learnt Caucasians were really the Tribe of Edam, The white image, of Christ, is really Cesare Borgia

The true image of Jesus was likely closer to this & this.

This is crazy interesting 

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Oh boy, this is a lot of revisionist propaganda I have to wade out. I would put this on my sideblog but I think this is just too important to pass up. Where should I start first?

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This is the oldest known icon of Christ Pantokrator, painted in the sixth or seventh century, located in the Hagia Sophia in what was formerly the Eastern Roman Empire and now the Republic of Turkey.  I’ll skip you the history lesson and just ask you this; does this depiction of Christ look any so different from the one allegedly based off Cesare Borgia? You know what, I’m not going to stop there, let me showcase you some more early depictions of Jesus that defy your “former Semitic depictions” theory:

Monastery of St. Catherine, Sinai, Egypt (12th century)

Christ as Emperor crushing Satan the serpent, Ravenna, 6th century

St. Menas and Christ, 6th century, Egypt

There are countless more icons and depictions of Jesus I can showcase, which can be seen quite easily on your image search engine of choice. However, it is crucial to move on from this and prove a more daunting point. OP’s sacrilegious outright ignores several facts:

  • There are Eastern Orthodox, Coptic Orthodox, and a multitude of other churches which have always and to this day portray Jesus the same as they always have (as showcased above, I showed one icon of Him unbearded as one of the few exceptions which leads to another point.)
  • Arabs, Assyrians, and related Semitic ethnic groups are Caucasian and not close relatives of blacks or Mongoloid peoples as this site might lead to people to believe. Many even have light hair and blue eyes.
  • This is a point implied somewhat in Western Catholicism and driven hard in Eastern Churches: icons are not meant to be worshiped or taken as literal depictions of Christ, saints, or any other divinely-inspired person or figure. To do otherwise would be to break a Commandment that Jesus implicitly enforced when speaking on the Sermon on the Mount.
  • You see tumblr and the media and other modern sources focusing so much on Jesus’ race, but by doing so is pure ignorance of Church teachings or practices. Both East and West has focused on Christ’s being and teachings rather than his literal body and traits; why do you think there were so many Ecumenical Councils on the semantics of His theological properties? The Early Church had no concern whatsoever on this (which is why icons before the 3rd century or so are scant), and that continues today, and is only overlooked by modern Protestant circles which many have a distaste for. If you’re a Christian and one of your main concerns was whether Jesus was white, black, yellow, red, purple, or whatever else, you are being blasphemous and ignorant.

"Now, as we are talking of images and worship, let us analyze the exact meaning of each. An image is a likeness of the original with a certain difference, for it is not an exact reproduction of the original. Thus, the Son is the living, substantial, unchangeable Image of the invisible God, bearing in Himself the whole Father, being in all things equal to Him, differing only in being begotten by the Father, who is the Begetter; the Son is begotten." - St. John of Damascus

You can make whatever claim you want about the Catholic Church or white people or the West being bigoted or racist or whatever neologism this God-forsaken site has conjured for whatever they don’t like, but just know those with sense within the Church and real life in general aren’t listening.

Thank you. Christ, this revisionism annoys me.

As a congregationalist, I can confirm this is true. The deeds and teachings of Christ are what is important, and I’m certain that his appearance is not of any concern or discussion. And most churches use the cross to signify Jesus anyways.

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if we skyping best believe im looking at myself in that lil window not u

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why does dennys have a tumblr

why do you

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Squad’s reaction to Grunt becoming a full adult.

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"It is sometimes an appropriate response to reality to go insane."

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