Re: RARA-AVIS: Re: Vian

From: Jeff Vorzimmer (
Date: 08 Dec 2008

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    >> But wasn't that the point of the book in the first place -- a prank, a
    >> hoax? A land of racial intolerance -- this is how Europe sees/saw
    >> America. And to the Americans this -- the pathological preoccupation
    >> with race -- is what you won't face up to?
    > Just wanted to jump in here and point out that America just elected a mixed
    > race man of partially African origin with a Muslim name. Within the last
    > year, first generation native-born sons of black African immigrants with
    > Muslim names have rioted several times in Paris slums because they can't get
    > jobs in France.

    Well said.

    And let me add that I Spit on Your Graves was banned in France--not in the U.S.


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