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They All Look the Same to me #TheBible

By now, you’ve seen the story that Mohamen Mehdi Ouazanni portrayed Satan in last night’s episode of the bible. I watched twitter explode with the fact that Satan was a black guy.
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The story is being picked up by several blogs and newspapers.

But, um… the guy is Moroccan. He’s not black. Moroccans have connections to Scandinavian people, and you don’t  get much whiter than Scandinavia. So, sorta, he may be sorta white?

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Given the connection between the Moroccan people and Caucasians, he could still be the white devil.

So, the irony of all this is quite funny and sad. If black actors are cast, everyone riots. If white actors are cast, everyone riots. And if non-white actors are cast, everyone assumes it is a black guy.

And what’s best, is that I would almost lay a sizable bet that most of these people attend a less than ethnically diverse congregation on Sunday morning where they hear a preacher educated in an American seminary read from an English translation and give an interpretation from the the perspective of a denomination founded by a white guy.

You people need to get a life and stop listening to Glenn Beck put thoughts in your head.

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