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Should Religeon be involved with graffiti?

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Z3BRA, May 29, 2012.

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  1. Z3BRA

    Z3BRA Elite Member

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    Over the past I have seen lots of these. Like "Jesus saves" stickers and things like that. What do you think?
     
  2. Baron

    Baron Moderator

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    It doesn't matter if it is or isn't, it's still graffiti.
     
  3. Slushi

    Slushi Banned

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    Religion shouldn't be involved in anything, anywhere
     
  4. Tony

    Tony Elite Member

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    ^ This man speaks the truth
     
  5. Siptester

    Siptester Senior Member

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    Agreed. For that matter its gone past the whole self promotion aspect for graffiti, and is crossing over into advertisement of religion. Absolutely a no go on religion in graff from my perspective.
     
  6. 0nly10fmikind

    0nly10fmikind Senior Member

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    i feel like if u religious and all and what u believe influences your art and its part of who u are and **** then using that influence in what u write aint goin hurt nobody. its just gonna make that piece all the more meaningful and **** to you. im not saying go out and paint some big *** crucifix or whatever your religious symbol cross the street from a temple. na, im just sayin tinges of it in your work is gonna make your **** all the more meaningful to u, makes it easier for u to look at and feel proud of that ****. an i dont know bout yall but i write for me, myself, an i. i dont give a flying **** what other people think about when they see it.
     
    Last edited: May 30, 2012
  7. jerm_haf

    jerm_haf Senior Member

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    ^couldnt have said it better. im not religious in the least bit, but if it influences your art, let it.
     
  8. junkbox

    junkbox Senior Member

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    There was this old woman who wrote 'PRAY' in NYC back in the day, from what I understand she got up pretty hard. Bigg Jus for one wrote a song about it check 'Dedication 2 Pray - Tenets of the Element' off his Black Mamba Serums.

    If its part of your message I think its quite alright, I mean, theres no Supreme Writers Court imposing some Seperation of Graff & State.. just my opinion though
     
  9. Siptester

    Siptester Senior Member

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    By all means, let it be an influence if its what you believe. All I'm saying is a huge Jesus saves tag on the front of an Islamic restaurant is quite offensive, even from a writers perspective.
     
  10. the cannabis evangelist

    the cannabis evangelist Elite Member

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    whats wrong with being offensive??
     
  11. the cannabis evangelist

    the cannabis evangelist Elite Member

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    also muslims arnt alergic to jesus, he gets a shoutout from allah in the outro on the koran
     
  12. skets

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  13. Saul Gud

    Saul Gud Senior Member

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    Wheres The Facts
     
  14. Lag

    Lag Member

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    Not really its just propaganda fuckpolice6sf.jpg Graff.jpg
     
  15. Sim2

    Sim2 Member

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    I'm not too religious...but I mean what ever influences you....I just don't like it when it starts getting "stupid" just with extremists ranting and trying to change everyone.
     
  16. Willis1989

    Willis1989 Senior Member

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    Jesus is a prophet in Islam fyi.

    Personally I think its offensive for anyone to try to push their own beliefs on others, to each his own. I live in a largely Protestant area with some Catholics etc here and there, but I am not religious, and if I were to follow a religion it would be Islam but IMO religion is a personal thing and shouldnt be thrown in peoples faces.
     
  17. SNERE

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  18. ollywood

    ollywood Banned

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    no religion shi should be involved in graff just grab a can a put up ur work with out all that shit
     
  19. Watching.you.sleep

    Watching.you.sleep Member

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    this is one of the stupidest threads i have seen, jesus saves is some faggot. not jc's personal street team.
     
  20. ToxicAvenger

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    666 graff krew 4 lyph3