Bret McKennzie, is it for the Muppets?
Was there ever a Portuguese film nominated?
MaryDearMary wrote:Which lead me to what Sarah was saying about ethnic cleaning political programs and WWII. Although I have always felt some sort of curiosity towards the apartheid, the Rwanda situation (I even wrote a paper on it for Law School) and the Congo problem, but the Holocaust has always felt too close to home for me. I can't read about it without sobbing, I can't see a movie about it without instantly feel miserable and I once cried like a baby when staring at the pictures of children who had been killed in the Warsow ghetto. I share a birthday with Anne Frank and I have always lived my life with the absolute certainty that I would have been killed by the * if I was alive back then and living under the The Final Solution strategy. I'm short, brunette, with dark eyes and a potato-y shaped nose. It's very likely that I have Jewish blood on my mother's part (mainly because my grand-father comes from a small village that was almost entirely inhabited by Jewish people (and their offspring) fleeting the * occupied territories) and gypsy ancestors on my paternal side. That, along with the ideals I stand for and the things I defend, would probably condemn me to death in the late years of the Final Solution (when they were pretty much killing everyone). You guys are right, it wasn't that long ago. It's still very fresh in our minds as a world-community.
Seriously, being gay is not a sickness or something...
I don't have an actual opinion formed about the war, so... I'm not really comfortable saying too much until I do that and gain enough knowledge. I'm not sure I know how wars work... Does that make sense? I've been thinking about it ever since this topic was brought up and haven't reached a conclusion...
Oh gosh! the first time I was in Amsterdam, I went to the Anne Frank museum. It's set up in the "loft" the family stayed in while in hiding. I left there crying. It's just so sad. I really don't understand people who dislike others because of their skin colour or sexuality or whatever. I mean that stuff is something you can't change about yourself. If you don't like someone because you have different political views or something - while it may be petty - I can understand. Views are things people can change. Race and sexuality are not things people can change, and to dislike/hate someone purely because of who they are I just find it strange. My Grandad disappoints me when he gets drunk and goes on about all the black people in sport these days. Yes Grandad, because sport is only meant for white people right? *rolls eyes*
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