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Reader comment on item: Something Rotten in Denmark?
in response to reader comment: The Recent Cartoon Controversy in Denmark

Submitted by murat (United States), Feb 2, 2006 at 01:39

lets ask ourselves few questions.
It is perfect timing to attacked Islam under the guise of freedom of press, isn't it?
does at september 2005 the date then freedom of speech started ?

just out of curiosity did those cartoons makes world better. if you admit that Danes are very civilized and polite people, why so hatred and offended action come from your country?

does Danes really so naive that they did not expect so much sensitivity from Muslim community? you did not realize there were no images of Prophet Mohammed for ages. and suddenly one Danes said "Eureca" because he found how to make all Danes laughing, lately he will apologize but it is too late. why did he apologize? because it became a matter of MONEY. MONEY :0 !!! he immediatlly forgot about freedom of speech. guys let agree that we have different values. i am not gonna change you and you dont try to apply me that i should not respect my prophet.

those cartoons offend and insult me and my Muslim friends here in U.S. and i have to inform you not only Arab population was offended but all 1.4 billion population of World, eventually as every Muslim who respect Prophet Mohammet (s.a.s) i will not use products of country which supports a media that offend other people because of their religion or ethnic origin. actually there is none of Arla products here in Texas! :-) but it is a matter of priciple.

There are two core values: one is that you cannot offend other people because of, for instance, their religion or ethnic origin. The other is free speech. I believe that both businesses and people have a responsibility for ensuring a balance between these two values. I enjoy both here in U.S. The one should not exclude the other.

There is only one planet for all of us, so we have to learn live with tolerance and respect to each other. Dear Danes, some medya purposely shows only 1 percent of Muslim who with guns and bombs. other 99 percent are normal people who just want grow up their children for better life, just like you.
after all there is a lot of thing to make fun.

p.s. : by the way, i was a big fan of Denmark soccer team in Euro 92 and 96. they were really good players.

why you did this, guys?

i truly hope no one will hurt physically.
with my best wishes.
Texas, USA

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