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It’s the defining cultural conundrum of our time – should we really bother to go and see the Avatar movie? 

If a few mates saying “wow, mad special effects, shame about the plot but at least its got one..’’ wasn’t enough for you, how about effects good enough to you convince you the 9/11 was a hoax after all? One Cinema-goer M. Mahathir (Malaysia’s former president as it happens) stumbled blinking out into the sunlight and declared “If they can make Avatar, they can make anything,” adding he now believed there was “strong evidence” the US faked the September 11 terror attacks as an excuse to go to war against Muslims.

Now we think about it, there were reports of people handing out 3-D glasses minutes before the planes struck...

He followed his self-outing as a conspiracy nut by launching a tirade against Jews in general, pretty much claiming the only problem with the holocaust was, it didn’t go far enough. On second thoughts we might just wait for the DVD...

Keywords: avatar, britney spears, war on terror


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