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Reader comment on item: Something Rotten in Denmark?
in response to reader comment: islamism is fascism

Submitted by Farasat (Sweden), Feb 12, 2006 at 08:46

I completely agree with the views made by "Australian girl". Despite differences in culture and believes, we should respect each other. And to be realistic, these differences attarct us to each other and thats how we learn and understand each other. Claiming to be a civilized society/community, one must also learn how to behave and not ot hurt.

But, i completely reject what is said on the basis on "Freedom of Expression". Why do we prohibit "Child pornography"? or we block such websites and hide from children? independent of nationalities, race or believes, simply we all believe that this is not good for our family/society. Therefore, we set some limits to protect some values which are important for all of us.

Unfortunately, republications of prophet Muhammad cartoon, doesn't express freedom of speech but rather to hurt a community. Can we make peace in the world by these kind of attitudes? or make it more worse? The recent crisis have forced moderate muslims to think about their integration with west, because they have started believing that they'll never be accepted in the society.

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