You should read this article first since the concept behind what these comments stand for is legit. However, I believe if you wish to blaspheme, which I have no problem with, and you want to make sure that you include every possible religion to blasheme against (again, no issue here) you should at least do your homework first and really blaspheme…
Björk: “The Buddhists say we come back as animals and they refer to them as lesser beings. Well, animals aren’t lesser beings, they’re just like us. So I say fuck the Buddhists.”
So, yeah, we get it. You like animals. But Buddhists, at least not all Buddhists, don’t view animals as lesser beings or even buy into the concept of reincarnation or karma. Basically, my issue is that Bjork just sucks at blaphemey. To blaspheme one has to…
1. To speak of (God or a sacred entity) in an irreverent, impious manner….
So to say “fuck the Buddhists” you are saying that you disagree with a concept rather than show irreverence towards a “sacred entity”. If you wish to see true Buddhist blasphemy then just refer back to my post on Buddhist Dieties and Visualizations.
Bjork, compared to Dawkins and Zappa, you absolutely SUCK at blasphemy. Please don’t attempt it again. In fact, maybe you should hand the reins of blasphemy over to Dawkins, PZ Myers and Sam Harris. At least they take a creative, almost glorious reveling in blasphemy and don’t just try to toss some insipid animal rights comment into a weak tirade against Buddhists.
Or me! Who better to blaspheme and to stand against blasphemy laws then someone who is actually a Buddhist! Wait….here I go.
“Kill the Buddha!” Awesome! Wait, one more… “The Buddha is a Shit-Stick!” This is actually fun!