Muslim in Denmark: If you don’t stop the Mo cartoons we’ll hate you

…Is this a war on the freedom of expression? Anybody’s guess is as good as the next. Yet when the emotions have run their course, tough questions must be asked. How did we get into a situation in which a home-grown youth shoots dead innocent people going about their business? Answers are hard to come by. Going forward however, the nation must re-examine its multicultural relations.

Harming policemen and women who sacrifice themselves to protect the rest of us must not be tolerated. Killing innocent people must be abhorred, condemned and severely dealt with. Impressionable young men must be shown a sense of belonging to curb the possibility of them becoming the prey of the manipulative ideologies of extremists.

The media must exercise its freedom. Freedom of expression gives them the right to choose what to publish and what not to publish. By intentionally insulting Islam time and again, the media is insinuating that they do not regard Muslims as part of their clientele. In any business, the customer is king; if newspapers believed that Muslims are part of their readership, they would not insist on offending them time and again, would they?

To paraphrase Washington Post editor Paul Farhi, just as journalists choose not to publish pictures of soldiers killed in war, nudity and pornography, we can as well choose not to offend sections of our readership by not publishing humiliating caricatures of their prophet. It is a question of respect.

To curb extremism, the drivers of radicalisation must be addressed: Islamaphobia and hostile foreign policy. Otherwise we are falling head-first into the evil circle of hate that produces hate.

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  • Martin B

    “How did we get into a situation in which a home-grown youth shoots dead innocent people going about their business? Answers are hard to come by”

    Answers are easy to come by. Denmark (and the rest of the West) got into this situation by importing Mohammedans into free countries where they don’t belong. The solution is simple – stop importing, start deporting.

  • Does Islamic theology cause Islam?

    If so, then Islamic theology is the problem.

    Islamic reformation or no change.

    • occupant 9

      I’ve seen the studies; Muslims are carriers of Islam.

      • pdxnag

        Demand no less than their public profession of apostasy.

  • Norman_In_New_York

    Soldiers get killed in nudity and pornography? That’s a new one to me.

    • occupant 9

      The author’s specialty is Islamic “logic” which is rather different than regular logic based on common sense, not grievances, bellyaching and veiled supremacy.

      • Frau Katze

        Severe culture clash.

        • occupant 9

          … creates severe culture rash!

  • pdxnag

    Muslims have a claimed Right to say Shut Up, not a Freedom of Speech (or thought).

  • Xavier

    Tell the Moslems to publish their own newspaper and stop reading ours. We are the customers, and we are king.

    Eff off rag heads.

  • cmh

    Hey, we enjoy showing offensive christian jokes too….