Let's Ban Dido, `Changing Rooms' and Titchmarsh ; Sikhs Should Join with Other Religious Groups and Try to Get Truly Offensive Culture Banned
Steel, Mark, The Independent (London, England)
You would think the people who should be most offended by this Sikh play that depicts sexual abuse inside a place of worship would be the Catholics. They must be thinking: "What a cheek - they've nicked that idea from our religion". That's probably why the play doesn't include paedophilia - then the Vatican would be able to sue for copyright.
Another surprise involves some of those who have condemned the Sikh protesters. For example, a Daily Telegraph editorial says they represent a "lethal new intolerance" that "threatens our way of life." Yet it only takes one councillor to send out Christmas cards saying "Happy winter greetings," and that lot are screaming about the …
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