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Reader comment on item: Admitting Censorship due to Islamist Intimidation

Submitted by Krista (Canada), Mar 29, 2008 at 09:42

Since "phobia" is an irrational fear, then it is impossible for anyone to be Islamophobic.

Why are Muslims so self-consumed with being offended and fail to miss the point of this film? ALL OVER THE WORLD, in the name of Allah, heinous crimes are being committed. There is a wild guess that 10% of Muslims are violent… so I ask, why are the 90% silent except when offended by a cartoon, quote or a film that speaks out against terror in the name of their Allah?

I hope no one gets the wrong idea by the statement made by LiveLeak.com:

Perhaps there is still hope that this situation may produce a discussion that could benefit and educate all of us as to how we can accept one another's culture.

Since September 2005, when the Mohammed cartoons were published there have been plenty of discussions + riots + demands of respect by Muslims.

We have no problem accepting another's culture but we do have a problem with threats of death made against those who speak the truth.

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