Monday, September 21, 2009

Supermarket Empire Strikes Back against Jedi!!!

Jedi Masters Morda and Jonba Hehol address some of their Welsh Jedi followers

Jedi Master Morda Hehol brother of Master Jonba Hehol, assaulted in March 2008, and the founder of the International Church of Jediism, which has 500,000 followers worldwide was thrown out of a Tesco supermarket in Bangor, North Wales for refusing to remove his Jedi hood which flouted store security rules. Dan Jones [Master Hehol's birth name] claims he has been "victimised over his beliefs" and left "emotionally humiliated" by the supermarket. "It states in our Jedi doctrination that I can wear headwear. It just covers the back of my head," he said. "You have a choice of wearing headwear in your home or at work but you have to wear a cover for your head when you are in public."

Jones said he'd gone to the store to buy something to eat during his lunch-break when staff surrounded him and ordered him to the checkout where they demanded that he remove the offending hood or leave the store. "I said "No, its part of my religious right." I gave them a Jedi church business card," he said. Jones has made an official complaint to Tesco, is considering a boycott of the store and is seeking legal advice.

A Tesco spokesperson objected: "He hasn't been banned. Jedi are very welcome to shop in our stores although we would ask them to remove their hoods. Obi-Wan Kenobi, Yoda and Luke Skywalker all appeared hoodless without ever going over to the Dark Side. If Jedi walk around our stores with their hoods on, they'll miss lots of special offers."

[Right: Only one of these headdress' is a "security risk"!]

So it begs the question if Tesco in Wales don't allow Jedi hoods - why do they allow wogs wear burqa which are the proven headdress of terrorists!!! Who bestowed the power on Tesco of all people to dictate what is a real religion and what is not? There are reported to be half a million Jedi worldwide, so numerical adherence cannot be the criterion upon which Tesco makes its judgement about legitimacy. Jedi possess a ‘church’ and a creed, they adhere to doctrine and submit to their interpretation of the ‘Force’.

Now while I do accept that it's fabricated nonsense that practicers of the Jedi religion "must wear a hood up in any public place of a large audience;" as a "symbolism of your faith," -they're making that shit up - actually pretty much like the practicers of the hokey "Muslim" religion often change their doctrine to suit their mood at any given time and many of whom use it to commit obscene atrocities in the name of Allah.

Jediism is no more ridiculous than any other religion or belief. According to the last census, Jedi outnumber Sikhs who also wear headdress. Tesco's comeback to the Jedi was excellent, but I seriously doubt if they'd would be making Allah jokes if it was a Muslim in a hijab?

Source: Civilian Overseer, The Daily Telegraph, The Daily Mail, The Sun

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