Saw this photo pop up on my FB feed from a deathcore band called I Declare War;
I understand that we are all divided in beliefs and morals but I thought this would be a good discussion piece. As a Catholic, this was vile enough to make lose interest in the band in a matter of two seconds and even resorted to a couple angry comments on it. I know that of course there are surely many examples of worse merch but this popped out like a cheap attempt to offend people.
Personally, I can listen and even love bands/people who don't share the same beliefs as me (most of the time) but this is too far. It's a straight-up middle finger and extreme disrespect. Here are some of my comments I put up;
"it's not "just a shirt" and people have every reason to be upset and offended. It's basically saying to all us believers that we are wasting our life and how we feel is worthless. Yes, it's "just a piece of fabric" but the swastika was "just a design". Bottom line, it spreads hate which is not what this world needs."
Some foolish girl posted "People disrespect people that is what makes this country so great that I can not give a f*** about disrespecting anyone and that's okay" and to that I said "@kathia that's what makes this country such an ethnocentric, hateful, and arrogant place. Lol at "great""