To Mr. Vishvas - nix fuer ungut
Submitted by Michel (United States), Mar 4, 2007 at 14:32
There are things which are so dangerous that it is better not to be satirical about them. And islamism is one such danger. Satire can confuse the less intelligent and that can have dangerous consequences. Use plain unambiguous language in a forum of this importance. I don't think Dr. Pipes started this forum for people to joke about. Respect his wish. Or start your own forum.
Satire, Dear Mr. Vishvas, is sometimes the last resort for the sane, when faced with fanaticism or intolerance of the worst kind. Your less than donkey statement triggered that. Was that statement respectful? I think not.
Muslims'... intelligence is because of their islamic indoctrination and intimidation - nothing genetic about it. I do not think of muslims as untermenschen. I think of them as my brothers and sisters (especially the women) who are under the boot of a fascist totalitarian idelogy and have to be givem every help to escape it safely.
If you really think of them as your brothers and sisters, then start walking the walk and apply distinction. Not all Muslims are alike and you may have offended many.
I am personally sick and tired of hearing these pauschalizations and cliches. They all are, they all do, bla bla bla. You attack Islamists ( rightfully) but apply Islamophobic propaganda. That makes you a hypocrite at best.
Occasionally we have to treat muslims the way the muslims treat ex-muslims. That is fair, just and pedagogically correct and necessary.
And you are the judge of that, aren't you? Judge, Jury and Executioner.
My post was not a joke. Please be respectful. You won't like being reduced to a wit-figure either.
Been there - done that. I have been reduced to much more than that, lol, .
Ihre Mitteilung toente sehr Deutsch - speziell die Witz figur Bemerkung. (Jokster waere hier das richtige Wort gewesen). Tut mir leid, wenn ich Sie beleidigt haben sollte, aber Ihr post kam halt schon als sehr lehrmeisterisch rueber.
Nix fuer ungut.
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