Kapil Sibal is an idiot. You may say that the title of this post is brimming with redundancy since asinine means ‘extremely foolish’ and fatuity means ‘foolishness’. But I like the phrase ‘asinine fatuity’ because it describes Kapil Sibal’s idiocy accurately and comprehensively. Hence the title. Now here’s the why.
“Screen offensive content about PM, Sonia, Sibal tells Facebook,” Indian Express reports on Dec 6th.
Telecom Minister Kapil Sibal today asked Internet companies to screen alleged derogatory, defamatory and inflammatory content about religious figures and Indian leaders such as Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Congress president Sonia Gandhi on the Web.
Officials from Google, Microsoft, Facebook and Yahoo!, who met the minister, however, refused to make a commitment beyond saying they would look into any specific complaint that was brought to their notice.
Their response is learnt to have upset Sibal greatly — more so because, sources said, a US embassy official called up an additional secretary in his ministry after the meeting to express displeasure over the Indian position.
Kapil Sibal is an idiot because he does not understand that the internet cannot be policed. It’s an open forum and free people tend to express their opinions freely on it. If you don’t like what you see or read on the internet, there is a simple way out: don’t get on the internet.
Kapil Sibal is an idiot because he thinks that his way of looking at the world is the only right way. He is a barbarian who “thinks that the customs of his tribe and island are the laws of nature” (in the words of George Bernard Shaw.) Sibal does not like to see his idols painted in their true pathetic colors and insists that no one see it that way either.
Kapil Sibal is an evil retard. His reaction to the unpalatable truth is like the proverbial Dracula’s reaction to sunlight. He wants to banish the truth because it makes him out to be a sad little man scurrying about doing his master’s bidding.
Kapil Sibal is an ignorant runt. He does not understand that the people of India do have the necessary intelligence and judgment to figure out for themselves what they should read and watch, and what to believe and what to discard. By censoring information, he is treating Indians as they are gullible retards. If Indians do not kick his sorry ass out, they will be confirming his position.
In a more enlightened age, Kapil Sibal would be the laughing stock of the nation. Right now he is the minister in charge of Telecom. That is one of the starkest indications that India is in dire danger of being dragged to the stone ages.
Here’s something related to the matter at hand.
CAIRO: An Islamic cleric residing in Europe said that women should not be close to bananas or cucumbers, in order to avoid any “sexual thoughts.”
The unnamed sheikh, who was featured in an article on el-Senousa news, was quoted saying that if women wish to eat these food items, a third party, preferably a male related to them such as their a father or husband, should cut the items into small pieces and serve.
He said that these fruits and vegetables “resemble the male penis” and hence could arouse women or “make them think of sex.” Bikyamasr.com cannot independently verify the accuracy of the news item at time of writing.
He also added carrots and zucchini to the list of forbidden foods for women.
The sheikh was asked how to “control” women when they are out shopping for groceries and if holding these items at the market would be bad for them. The cleric answered saying this matter is between them and God.
Answering another question about what to do if women in the family like these foods, the sheikh advised the interviewer to take the food and cut it for them in a hidden place so they cannot see it.
The opinion has stirred a storm of irony and denouncement among Muslims online, with hundreds of comments mocking the cleric.
One reader said that these religious “leaders” give Islam “a bad name” and another commented said that he is a “retarded” person and he must quite his post immediately. [Source.]
Kapil Sibal should apply for the job of that mullah. He’s stupid, narrow-minded and allergic to reality. Sibal is fully qualified to get that job.
Related Posts: The topic of freedom of expression has been regularly visited on this blog. See “The Land of Retards and Hypocrites” (Feb 2010) for example. See the “Freedom of Expression” category for more.