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Reader comment on item: How the Cartoon Protests Harm Muslims [by Leading to a Separation of Civilizations]
in response to reader comment: Lack of understanding remains

Submitted by Qwerty Uiop (France), Feb 16, 2006 at 07:47

Bader S. claims that attacking free speech is the equivalent of drawing a picture of Mohammed.

No, mr. Bader S., it is not.

Drawing a picture is not the equivalent of stiffling free speech.
Offending someone's sensibilities is not the equivalent of enslaving them.

Muslims attacking Freedom of Speech is not the equivalent of making a picture of Mohammed.
The equivalent would be the West outlawing Islam, both in the West and in Islamic countries.

Only time, and the amount of further Islamic stupidity, will tell if that will eventually be the result of this ceaseless, fanatic, unprovoked, and wholly irrational Islamic agression, which we are witnessing in this period of history.

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