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Muslim Infestation? A little harsh.

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Submitted by Glenn (Denmark), Mar 27, 2008 at 17:14

Richard, I do not disagree that the core values of the radical Muslims are world dominance. But when you say deport every last Muslim, what country do you think we should deport Mohammed Ali (the Boxer) to? The biggest problem we are facing in the way of the Muslim religion is the same that we face in people wanting the 10 commandments taken out of public buildings.

People need to relax and know that it is not freedom of speech if everything someones says is not allows to ruffle someone elses feathers a little. Isn't that the whole point of discussion and debating the basic principles of society. Now, some things are clearly in bad taste compared others that people should just not talk about even though they are allowed to.

For example, making a joke about putting a Jewish person in an oven is clearly in bad taste. It has nothing to do with religion it is just in bad taste to joke about the suffering of over 20 million people. But making a cartoon about Mohammed with a bomb in his turban isn't reflecting any people but a culture. It hurts no one as I am not a muslim and I could care less about their belief's. However I would never joke about estimated 300,000 Iraqi people killed in the war because that has a human element.

Unfortunately most Muslims cannot distinguish between these differences because they do not know what freedom is.

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