Skip to comments.(U.N. Dhimmitude) United Nations Hides Nude Carving of Adam to Not Offend Iranians
Posted on 10/14/2013 7:12:25 PM PDT by DogByte6RER
UN hides naked male sculpture to please Iranians
A relief carving of a naked man at the UN's Geneva headquarters was covered up on Monday, apparently to spare the blushes of Iranian diplomats ahead of fresh talks on the country's nuclear drive.
UN officials would not comment on why the wall relief, inspired by Michelangelo's "Creation of Adam", had been masked by a large white screen, referring questions to the Swiss authorities.
But Swiss newspaper Tribune de Geneve claimed that the aim was to avoid offending the Islamic republic's delegation for the talks taking place on Tuesday and Wednesday.
Iranian men are expected to cover their arms and legs in public, with women further obliged to cover their hair and wear loose clothing in line with the hardline interpretation of Islam endorsed by powerful clerics in the country.
Donated by Britain to the UN's forerunner the League of Nations in 1938, the larger-than-life reclining figure was sculpted by Eric Gill, and tops the entrance to the building's Council Chamber where the talks are due to take place.
Now, ya don’t wanna be gettin’ ‘em all randy. Makes it harder to pay attention to the proceedings.
“Donated by Britain to the UN’s forerunner the League of Nations in 1938”
Whereas today, they would likely donate a sculpture of Richard Dawkins screwing Karl Marx.
If the Iranians are such fragile prudes, then if we just mooned them, perhaps their entire country would fall.
Looking at the picture it appears they hid all the goats too.
Yeah those Muslims are such sex machines, man, you flip their libidos on and it’s: ‘Hide the women, kids and livestock!”
Had that statue of a nude male not been covered, there is a significant possibility some Muslim from the Iranian delegation would have been photographed fondling that statue, of not fellating it - Muslims being Muslim, Ya know.
Just tell um not to look up.
How about we conservative Jews and Christians start informing the world about the aspects of Islam that offend us?????
We will NOT introduce our offended sensibilities with statements such as, “Most Muslims are peace loving, but...”
So, in the Moslem version of the Creation story, what did Adam wear?