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Are The Smurfs Racist Anti-Semites?!

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Holy shiz!

The Smurfs?! REALLY?!

Check out this clip (above) of French sociologist and author Antoine Buéno, who asserts in his new book "Le Petit Livre Bleu," that seemingly innocent cartoon is actually filled with HOriffic racial propaganda, and as he explains, "the embodiment of a totalitarian utopia, steeped in Stalinism and Nazism."

Apparently, Papa Smurf is not only an authoritarian, and the way he runs their collective "economy" with no private property is a metaphor for a socialist society. Meanwhile, the villainous Gargamel is actually just a caricuture of Jewish people, and Smurfette represents aryan perfection!

He concludes:

"The first comic strip, 'The Black Smurfs,' was intimately concerned with what you might classify as a racial threat. Because in that album, the smurfs are sick. And when they're sick, they don't turn purple or red or anything like that, they become black. And when they become black, they lose all trace of intelligence. THey become completely moronic. And further more, they can no longer speak, they just go 'nyap nyap nyap.'"

Well, you can't argue that he's certainly given this a lot of thought!

And he is RIGHT about The Black Smurfs comic, which was banned in the United States for its disgusting racial connotations.

But STILL! If you analyze anything deeply enough, you can draw the patterns that you want to support an argument. This one just happens to make some pretty inneresting ones!

We're not really sure what to think??

How about U? Do U agree with Antoine Buéno??

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Forget Calculus! Take A College Course On Lady GaGa!

lady gaga is going to be taught in college

We would NEVER skip this class!

University of South Carolina sociology professor Mathieu Deflem is awesome will teach a course next semester with the following title — Lady Gaga and the Sociology of Fame.

Let's take a moment and reflect on the amazingness of that! Here's an excerpt from the course description of Deflem's class:

"The central objective is to unravel some of the sociologically relevant dimensions of the fame of Lady Gaga."

Here's Prof. Deflem on whether or not GaGa will make a guest appearance at his class:

"I will get the word out to her that I'm doing the course. But it might be logistically too difficult for her to come because she will be on tour for most of the spring semester."

This class sounds amazing! We'll be curious to hear more about it when the class begins next semester.

What other celebs do U think deserve to be taught in college?

[Image via WENN.]

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