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American Flag Art Controversy

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American Flag Art Controversy. Outrage over social experiment art project that involves flag desecration at the University of Maine.
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Hits: 11033 | Favorites: 8 | Emailed: 6 | Rating: 2.4 | Category: News & Politics | Date: 04/17/2008
 
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PrKitty
Female, 18-29, Eastern US
 371 Posts
Wednesday, April 23, 2008 7:15:05 PM
It's actually against the law to disgrace the flag in any manner. I hate disrespectful pieces of sh*t, we call tomorrow...

shadow43
Female, 18-29, Midwest US
 42 Posts
Tuesday, April 22, 2008 1:45:04 PM
You're one of those "violence is the answer" people, aren`t you?

BikerTeen
Male, 13-17, Southern US
 4280 Posts
Tuesday, April 22, 2008 6:13:43 AM
anyone who would give desecration to the American flag needs a bullet in the heart and then bullet in the head and god bless America

shadow43
Female, 18-29, Midwest US
 42 Posts
Monday, April 21, 2008 5:00:32 PM
and patthebaker, its more like, say someone you loved saved the life of someone else and the mother of the saved victim drew a picture symbolizing what that event meant to her and then her grandkids laid it on the floor. Not that offensive really.

shadow43
Female, 18-29, Midwest US
 42 Posts
Monday, April 21, 2008 4:57:02 PM
petie-well said. I understand where the vet is coming from, and of course respect his opinion, but I would've been one of those people stepping on the flags. If I had to meet him, I would have told him simply that I was sorry that he had to be in the war.

I don`t care about the american flag at all. While I understand why it is designed the way it is, it has no meaning personally to me. It is not something that I associate myself with or want to, even though I am American. If tomorrow they wanted to change the design or get rid of the flag altogether, I`d be fine with that.

Sparks, I suppose your poop exhibit would be art if it was actually OKed to be done.
Although the student`s art did seem to blatantly show off the fact that it was violating a social construct, I think it was more of a statement of "why can`t *this* piece of cloth touch the ground?" and making a statement about how the flag is somewhat overrated and does not mean to some as it does others.


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