69 million page views

Crimes They Love And Hate Tell The Story

Reader comment on item: Images, not Words, Most Disturb Islamists

Submitted by Dave (United States), Jan 15, 2015 at 22:36

They hate cartoons of Mohammad or criticisms of Mohammad, especially ones that lampoon or disrespect him. On the other hand, videos of actual beheadings, crucifixions and massacres of people alleged to be infidels, heretics or enemies are posted on the internet and proudly used for recruitment purposes by ISIS and other jihadist groups.

Conversely, in none of the cases on Al Qaeda's wanted list is there a single case of an actual person being harmed by one of the condemned. This speaks volumes about the sadistic and misanthropic nature of jihadism, and its disconnect from all human sympathy or feeling.

Submitting....

Note: Opinions expressed in comments are those of the authors alone and not necessarily those of Daniel Pipes. Original writing only, please. Comments are screened and in some cases edited before posting. Reasoned disagreement is welcome but not comments that are scurrilous, off-topic, commercial, disparaging religions, or otherwise inappropriate. For complete regulations, see the "Guidelines for Reader Comments".

Comment on this item

Mark my comment as a response to Crimes They Love And Hate Tell The Story by Dave

Email me if someone replies to my comment

Note: Opinions expressed in comments are those of the authors alone and not necessarily those of Daniel Pipes. Original writing only, please. Comments are screened and in some cases edited before posting. Reasoned disagreement is welcome but not comments that are scurrilous, off-topic, commercial, disparaging religions, or otherwise inappropriate. For complete regulations, see the "Guidelines for Reader Comments".

See recent outstanding comments.

Follow Daniel Pipes

Facebook   Twitter   RSS   Join Mailing List

All materials by Daniel Pipes on this site: © 1968-2022 Daniel Pipes. daniel.pipes@gmail.com and @DanielPipes

Support Daniel Pipes' work with a tax-deductible donation to the Middle East Forum.Daniel J. Pipes

(The MEF is a publicly supported, nonprofit organization under section 501(c)3 of the Internal Revenue Code.

Contributions are tax deductible to the full extent allowed by law. Tax-ID 23-774-9796, approved Apr. 27, 1998.

For more information, view our IRS letter of determination.)