Jesus would have been stopped by the TSA.

Via Waylon Lewis
on Feb 9, 2013
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Jesus looks like this, right? Red-headed or blond, with blue eyes. Nope!

Here’s what Jesus really looked like. Olive skin and dark hair.

ed’s note: I know we know this, but we as a nation still don’t know it: racism vs. Middle Easterners is still widespread, whether through government racial profiling or down south bumper stickers…and Jesus is still depicted as white, blond in just about every church ever.

Why does it matter, we might ask? It doesn’t. But it does: they is us. Us is them. It’s a small world, after all. Best get over the us vs. other, and start acting like we’re all interconnected and interdependent.


‘Cause we are.


About Waylon Lewis

Waylon Lewis, founder of elephant magazine, now & host of Walk the Talk Show with Waylon Lewis, is a 1st generation American Buddhist “Dharma Brat." Voted #1 in U.S. on twitter for #green two years running, Changemaker & Eco Ambassador by Treehugger, Green Hero by Discovery’s Planet Green, Best (!) Shameless Self-Promoter at Westword's Web Awards, Prominent Buddhist by Shambhala Sun, & 100 Most Influential People in Health & Fitness 2011 by "Greatist", Waylon is a mediocre climber, lazy yogi, 365-day bicycle commuter & best friend to Redford (his rescue hound). His aim: to bring the good news re: "the mindful life" beyond the choir & to all those who didn't know they gave a care. | His first book, Things I would like to do with You, is now available.


One Response to “Jesus would have been stopped by the TSA.”

  1. jesus was a blonde with blue eyes…Jesus Christ S.S. says so…in the mean time us vs them is called zenophobia. And it is rooted in evol. biological fear of other….it goes deeper than spiritual ideology…a primal fear that can over ride the best of spiritual platitudes…….