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Denmarks Tolerance

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Submitted by Dane Lover (United Kingdom), Feb 3, 2006 at 08:02

I regularly travel to Denmark and have the Danes to be nothing other than tolerant of all aspects of peoples religions, creeds, faiths, call it what you will.

Denmark is in the west, it has freedom of speech as does the west. Therefore they are free to print whatever they want. The artists were obviously not Muslims so they are "FREE" to print whatever they want.

Now is there the same freedom in a muslim state, maybe, maybe not. The problem stems from a clash of two cultures. So which culture should be observed.

The answer is obviously where the country is situated and what there laws are, which means Denmark so respect that and stop whining, get over it, it is pathetic to push your views on someone who is not interested.

Now if i was a christian and someone did the same, what does it matter it is a point of view, it does not mean you have to like it, just live with it and carry on with your happy life.
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