College prof: Christian crosses like swastikas

A student says a Dallas public community-college teacher compared crosses to swastikas while explaining a school ban on religious items made in ceramics classes.

Liberty Legal Institute sent a Dec. 15 demand letter on behalf of Joe Mitchell, a retired General Motors employee, Dallas resident and student, to Eastfield College in the Dallas County Community College District. The complaint accuses the school of an "unconstitutional attack on religious expression in the classroom."

Mitchell, 69, said the college has banned crosses, menorahs and other religious items from the ceramics classes.

According to his complaint, James Watral, chair of the ceramic department at Eastfield College, filled in for the regular ceramics instructor on the first day of a spring 2009 class.

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Proof perfect that our freedoms in America are slowly eroding away.

Being offended is a subjective thing. Hardly objective.
The swastika is an ancient Indian symbol which implies good fortune I think. And Hitler
and his band "hijacked" it for their sick and occult-rooted purposes. Runes also.

This teacher who compared the cross to it sounds like a "flake." One is supposed to adopt the offended stance of another based on what? Their own prejudice. So goes the secular universities today. It's a pandemic.

Give somebody a cookie and they'll soon demand a glass of milk to go with it.

When the teacher recoiled in disgust, it can only remind me of someone under conviction.

I wonder if that includes swastikas like this one:

http://kseeker.files.wordpress.com/2007/04/swastika.jpg

Or this one:

http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_dDXTshv5cOU/R7fc5rgcBMI/AAAAAAAAAGk/jlL6UVEmrno/S220/SriMenanti-Swastika.JPG

Or this one:

http://www.hindutempleofflorida.org/articles/swastika_symbol.jpg

Or this one?

http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_NTMCUHSqXDk/SVSkUECRIsI/AAAAAAAAAOE/GgQ_Pl-_dtg/s400/swastik-hinduism-swastika-meaning.jpg

Or is he so thick that he thinks all swastikas mean the same thing as this one?

http://3.bp.blogspot.com/_nyPCgLiDKNg/SZdzDfRoQeI/AAAAAAAAAEo/O2pI-jLuJY4/s320/200px-Nazi_Swastika.jpg

That was interesting. They were gorgeous. (Don't care for the Nazi version)

They used to put these symbols into the tile wall decorations in some NY building I saw many years back. I was riding up an elevator and was shocked to see it. It was an educated Jewish man who told me that it was an Indian symbol. He didn't seem to be freaked out by it. I think it was Bertrand Russel who had it in the front of one of his published books. They also used to wear earrings with that symbol. Way back when.

What happens when extremists hijack symbols and destroy their original meaning?
Does that make everyone an intellectual hostage to their distortion?

The hostility toward the cross of Christ is evident. But these teachers are jerks. Art comes out of your soul. Don't they know that? But then again maybe they are soulless. Dummies.

Peace

The art world is more attuned with works that are blasphemous to the cross and all that the cross represents than with producing art that sustains belief in such things. Sink the ceramic dross in human wastes and for sure the prof would be making calls to New York museums in order to display such creations.

People unsatisfied with the shallow lives that they are living look to find a scapegoat in order to give common expression and outlet to the rage that is building up. By comparing the Cross to Nazi symbolism, the professor is in effect setting the stage where Christian will be demonized. It is irrational and without reality, but some very anti-Christian sentiments are now arising, especially in the world of academia.

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