“Filmmaker Mel Gibson has touched off a controversy with his violent epic, “Apocalypto,” but it has nothing to do with long-standing charges that he’s anti-Semitic. Members of the high-minded left are accusing Gibson of “racism” and “cultural insensitivity” for his allegedly unfair portrayal of ancient Mayan civilization. Much of “Apocalypto” revolves around the Mayan’s charming predilection for internecine violence and human sacrifices.”
Seraphic Friend David Paulin, of The Big Carnival, pens a fine essay in which he dissects the wounded feelings of the multi-cultural left. Yes, it has come to this: though the Mayans practiced human sacrifice on a massive scale, we have to be, you know, sensitive to their culture. I’m not kidding. To read the rest of this article and to find out what university not to send your child to, please click here.