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There’s never a shortage of arseholes – even here

By johnboy - 14 September 2010 19

burn koran

One of our sources has sent in this charmless message from Downer.

Just goes to show it’s not just the ‘merkins who are idiots.

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There’s never a shortage of arseholes – even here
Mr Evil 10:27 pm 14 Sep 10

Our Korin?

Obviously it is a statement about the Corin Dam, and the fact that it belongs to the people of the ACT. That should put those infidels in NSW in no doubt that we in the ACT take our water supplies very, very seriously.

grumpyrhonda 7:33 pm 14 Sep 10

Pommy bastard said :

I downloaded a copy of the koran today, if you want I’ll burn you a copy.

Very clever! :o)

p1 4:41 pm 14 Sep 10

woops, RA doesn’t seem to like that scrip. Oddly, it showed up when I pasted it, just not when I posted it.

Back on topic, it appears not only are arseholes everywhere, but they use public transport to get there.

p1 4:39 pm 14 Sep 10

astrojax said :

…inscribed in the qu’ran. the anglocised spelling itself…

I thought that any spelling in latin charaters (i.e. not ??????) is anglicised?

Pommy bastard 3:22 pm 14 Sep 10

I downloaded a copy of the koran today, if you want I’ll burn you a copy.

Eyeofthetiger 3:12 pm 14 Sep 10

Haha troll-sniffer, thanks for that post.. I had a good chuckle 🙂

Deref 1:48 pm 14 Sep 10

grump said :

Dear CLown Killer,

please start a regular column on explaining Canberra’s community art installations. Your clear explanation of the context and intellectualisation of the above installation is a revelation to me and I will look differently at these things now.

I second that.

Re idiots, didn’t Jesus the Magical Sky Fairy say “For the idiots always you have with you”?

astrojax 1:39 pm 14 Sep 10

Gobbo said :

I thought the first word was “OUR”?

so did i, and immediately transposed the bogan ‘love it or leave’ [often of ‘our flag’] to maybe ‘read it or die’ in an islamic portrayal of integration into a foreign society, clasped by the embrace of the shelter, itself a powerful symbol of acceptance and nurturing; while at once of course giving the nurturers the finger, referencing the loping of hands as punishment in the foreign [to the viewer] system inscribed in the qu’ran. the anglocised spelling itself is also a cunning ploy by the artist to ingratiate the message into our psyche and firmly keep us in our place as ‘viewer’, subordinated to the ‘artist’, while concurrently burning its deeper message of defiance into our brains, referenced closely by the use of ashen spray colour.

Pommy bastard 1:25 pm 14 Sep 10

I thought it said “Our Ronan”, and it was sprayed by a “Boyzone” fan.

Gobbo 12:57 pm 14 Sep 10

I thought the first word was “OUR”?

Woody Mann-Caruso 11:46 am 14 Sep 10

A dyslexic pyromaniac who wants to see one of our southern forests go up in flames?

troll-sniffer 10:47 am 14 Sep 10

What it clearly says is ‘BUR In KORAN’ which is either saying that the writer has a bindi-eye wedged in the pages of his or her Koran, probably close to the spine and difficult to remove, though if the writer was to think proactively and head on down to the dollar shop he or she could avail him or herself of a cheap pair of Chinese-made tweezers, but I digress, as you’ve probably worked out by now, assuming of course that you are still following my drift, or, it could be in a language from one of the upper Pakistani tribes near the border of Afghanistan, and simply means, “BUY Your KORAN’ a warning to those who would seek to steal a copy from the residence of a local muslim, or alternatively, and I use the word advisedly, it could be an advertising method employed by the local Koran shop, which may well be only a short walk down the road, not immediately obvious to the passer-by but etched firmly in the minds of all the true believers who pass this way.

Whaddya reckon?

grump 10:45 am 14 Sep 10

Dear CLown Killer,

please start a regular column on explaining Canberra’s community art installations. Your clear explanation of the context and intellectualisation of the above installation is a revelation to me and I will look differently at these things now.

Clown Killer 10:23 am 14 Sep 10

I thought that was another one of Stanhope’s public art installations.

The crumpled pages of the discarded Canberra Times referencing the fleeting passage of our daily lives. The curved embrace of the bus shelter – at once promising sanctuary from the elements but delivering a cold, hard, gum defiled bench – in itself a commentary on contemporary politics … and the pair of discarded beer bottles – almost as if in afterthought – A contrary statement of admonishment and camaraderie – abandoned in a manifestation of littering that is almost genteel and yet whispering to us hints of perhaps some celebration: a night out, an occasion marked … but then the eye is naturally drawn to the centre of the piece … we are left to ponder the startling message: is it extolling us to “Burn a Koran”? Or has “Burt Koran” left is mark. The ambiguity, enhanced by the delicate nuance of application by dysfunctional aerosol leaves us to reflect, not only on our own foibles but also on the very nature of the spiritual and secular society within which we all live.

KB1971 9:49 am 14 Sep 10

Yup, there are plenty of sheep here too……

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