Thursday, August 31, 2006

Pinocchio and friends converted to Islam

Talk about revisionist history, this is so over the top I did a double take. It's hard to believe all of these characters have been seduced by the dark side of the force.

Pinocchio, Tom Sawyer and other characters have been
converted to Islam in new versions of 100 classic stories on the
Turkish school curriculum.

"Give me some bread,
for Allah's sake," Pinocchio says to Geppetto, his maker, in a book
stamped with the crest of the ministry of education.

"Thanks be to Allah," the puppet says later.

In The Three Musketeers, D'Artagnan is told that he cannot visit Aramis. The reason would surprise the author, Alexandre Dumas.
An old woman explains: "He is surrounded by men of religion. He converted to Islam after his illness." Read More.


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