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originally posted by: pikestaff
Just print the word 'Mohammed' on the front page, someone, somewhere, will throw a fit, call for 'jihad' and froth at the mouth, to me, its a case of damned if you do, damned if you don't do what muslims want, however stupid their demands are, in western eyes.
Funeral attendee Michael Drake said the Catholic response to such protests is a peaceful one.
“We pray for them,” he told CNA. And while he wished the group no ill will, Drake said he was confounded as to why people who believe in God would want to protest the funeral of a priest.
originally posted by: inquisitivenature
With no definitive point of view expressed I can only give mine in the hope it has relevance to yours.
originally posted by: Jamie1
Here's the weekend update:
Charlie Hebdo got on the board first with another magazine cover featuring a cartoon of Mohammed.
Islamic terrorists in Niger quickly countered when they burned churches and stoned Christian civilians, killing 10 and injuring 43.
In a post-murder spree interview, one of the terrorists explained:
"They offended our Prophet Mohammad, that's what we didn't like," said Amadou Abdoul Ouahab, who took part in the demonstrations.
However, don't think the Islamic terrorists are winning.
Many world "leaders" have "strongly condemned" their actions, and Charlie Hebdo sold 3 million papers.
The terrorists are heavy favorites to kill even more innocent civilians in the coming weeks, while Charlie Hebdo is will likely again counter with another satirical and ironic cartoon.
The recent slaughter of 17 innocent people in Paris is offensive to the extreme. They were butchered for no reason except some derranged peoples belief in an ancient mindset that existed and was formed with minuscule understanding of the natural world we live in.
For anyone in any part of the world to then further protest, demonstrate, threaten continued violence and vengeance, attack embassies, burn flags, kill their own innocents and all other manor of irrational actions over a drawing... The comparison of offence is mute.
I was sure my education (I was lucky enough to go to a co-ed school where girls and boys were treated the same), taught me that the history of humans beings showed we moved out of caves, created science, technology and above all we developed a sense of reason... Logical reason. Unfortunately the first reason with regards to the early societies was a religious one. That is what these backwards, Islamic barbarians are holding onto and trying to impose.
The discrepancy between 1.3M Parisians coming together after a massacre and doing so peacefully with a message of unity where nobody is hurt, injured and no call for barbarism expressed shows why we call ourselves the developed world.
The other small minority are not Islam they are ignorant, uneducated and violent barbarians who should have been left in the caves the rest of Us came out of.
originally posted by: yuppa
a reply to: Jamie1
What is funny. Do they actually know what muhammed looked like accurately? not some little lithograph or mural on a wall.(funny if it was a member of islam drawing it out of respect its not outrageous apparently. also the Koran says the reason it is forbidden to draw him is to prevent him from becoming a idol to worship. Unfortunatly this happenned without drawing him.
Muhammed wanted Allah to be worshipped not himself correct?
originally posted by: groingrinder
a reply to: Whereismypassword
My faith cannot be shaken by cartoons! If you are that offended by mere words and cartoons, then you are a very weak and pitiful person. These pansy terrorists need to grow a vagina! Those things can take a real pounding.