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Seattle cartoonist: May 22 is ‘Everybody Draw Mohammed Day’

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posted on Apr, 25 2010 @ 09:22 AM
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Good for the cartoonist.

It's about time the world shows they are tired of Islam's bull#. The rioting in the streets, burning of property killing people.

Indeed. The world grows weary of this stone age nonsense.

Grow up.




posted on Apr, 25 2010 @ 09:47 AM
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no matter what, this cartoonist had a good idea. Honestly, why should muslims be treated differently from the other religions? Oh yeah, because of them being narcissic and proud from day one? I don't buy it

How can you say " I hate Jesus" and walk home peacefully? You can. But if you go say " I hate Mohammed" and walk home peacefully, you gotta watch your back.

This is insane. In a free world, a free country, no one should ever have the right to censor an ENTERTAINMENT PROGRAM. goddamn it, this is a cartoon, you muslims feel offended about that, then don't watch it, simple as that.

I totally agree with this idea, and will be posting ohammed cartoons on my website for May 22nd.



posted on Apr, 25 2010 @ 09:57 AM
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I have enormous respect for our freedom of speech. But being deliberately antagonistic is not an admirable quality. That's all this is.

South Park....is South Park. They are addressing this issue. Maybe that should be enough for those who want to antagonize.



posted on Apr, 25 2010 @ 10:02 AM
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Originally posted by ventian
This whole episode was blown way out of context. Buddha was snorting coke. Jesus was surfing porn. And Muhammed is the one that got all of the attention. They never showed him in a negative light.


That is a very good post. It made me wonder if they did that on purpose just to prove a point. To see if muslims would complain about that episode.
Free media attention is the best one i guess.

This whole thing is stupid. I don't buy a house very close to the airport and then complain about the planes making noise.

[edit on 25/4/10 by locster]



posted on Apr, 25 2010 @ 10:03 AM
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The artist that depicted Jesus in a jar of urine is still alive, the artist that depicted Mohammed with a bomb in his turbin is dead.

What does that tell you?

[edit on 25-4-2010 by Carseller4]



posted on Apr, 25 2010 @ 10:09 AM
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Without people being antagonistic and pushing boundaries and limits, we would not have progress.

Antagonist



posted on Apr, 25 2010 @ 10:21 AM
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I agree we shouldnt encourage drawings designed to piss people off, but the freedom to be able to draw whatever one wants is important.

So having said that I think everyone should draw some nice pictures of a loving Muhammad and his 6 year old wife. Or perhaps draw her as a 9 year old, which is when the consummated the marriage. You know, stick to the facts.



posted on Apr, 25 2010 @ 10:31 AM
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This is insane. In a free world, a free country, no one should ever have the right to censor an ENTERTAINMENT PROGRAM. goddamn it, this is a cartoon, you muslims feel offended about that, then don't watch it, simple as that.

I totally agree with this idea, and will be posting ohammed cartoons on my website for May 22nd.


Resorting to a if this happens, then dont watch it or be part of it idea is totally ignorant.

Ok then look porn is on, its all good but dont watch it! war wages in another country, ok dont watch the news about it. Oh no look some dudes have made the SAW movie real, hostel even! but its all good and allowed, as long those who dont like it, dont watch it.

Please amte you need to get outside thi way of thinking, just bcause tellig some people to not watch something mean it isnt worng int he first place.

Any form of making a joke about peoples religious values or beliefs from islam, jesus, mohammed, obama, etc etc etc be they good or bad shouldnt be made into a 'joke' for ignorant purposes.

havent you got anything better to do? you can go watch a chris rock concert, go put on some richard pryor, go read some knock knock jokes on the net if that interests you, but why do people always have to subvert peoples beliefs and something which they hold dear, and then use the thing that hurts them most against them.

Getting a kick out of hurting other people just shows how ignorant people are.

Wont this incite more violence and aggression?!Exercising your right of freedom of speech doesnt mean you have to do it in a negative way.

At the end of the day it is wrong to make fun of someones beliefs. Be the reasons right or wrong there are much better ways of going about doing something for example, o so you hate islam, then instead of mocking it. Why not put forward your beliefs and preach them?

Cussing islams prophet is like taking shots at peoples mothers. the victim be it the son of the mother or the believer will defend them, 99% being the case with some aggression attitude.

What your plan is to degenerate the society into making the prophet seem like a bad dude. But the thing withe islam is, you cant degenerate a belief like this, because the quran has remain unchanged, you can make new hadiths etc etc. But at the end of it most if not all the teachings will remain unchanced unaltered, and thus the beliefs and respect of its followers will not change in tolerance towards these issues.

Ahh heck, its not possible to change peoples opinions, especially on this forum. Lets just end it with, look in the mirror, find your faults in its most basic form, and make a change yourself the more positive.

Peace n harmony - naj

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posted on Apr, 25 2010 @ 11:04 AM
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Originally posted by Mikeraphone
I agree we shouldnt encourage drawings designed to piss people off, but the freedom to be able to draw whatever one wants is important.

So having said that I think everyone should draw some nice pictures of a loving Muhammad and his 6 year old wife. Or perhaps draw her as a 9 year old, which is when the consummated the marriage. You know, stick to the facts.


Let me tell you a little fun fact about Muhammad.

It was Abu Bakr, a friend of Muhammad's as I'm sure you know, BEGGED him to marry his daughter.Then when Muhammad finally gave in he married her, but also kept her in the utmost respect.

But I'm SURE you know that as you want to stick with WHATS IMPORTANT!



posted on Apr, 25 2010 @ 11:16 AM
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I think this is a good idea and I hope that the facebook page is inundated with pictures of Mohammed.

This issue has been blown out of all proportion because the network (CC) didn't have the balls to air an episode that was in no way offensive to Muslims.
It was a satirical look at how ridiculous the whole issue is and how it's totally and utterly wrong that Mohammed and the Muslim religion are the only things in comedy that are off limits, and why...? Because of threats of violence?

It's pathetic, decisions should not be made because of the fear of violence, comedy and art in general is sacred in itself, people have a right to mock, draw and poke fun at any religion or topic they like, and if people don't like it, don't watch it.

Every other religion gets mocked all the time by South Park and plenty of other shows and comedians and so on.... why should one religion be any different because of a few vocal extremists.... if the GodHatesFags group said they would kill Matt and Trey, would they have edited an episode..? Hell no... this should not be any different.


I'm not a fan of any religion personally and this has nothing to do with my feelings towards Muslims.... I don't have opinions on any religious groups really... don't care.... this is about free speech and not bowing down to pressure from radicals, this sets a dangerous precedent and I hope Comedy Central has the guts to rethink their stance and then apologises to Matt and Trey and then the fans and then airs this episode uncensored.



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posted on Apr, 25 2010 @ 11:18 AM
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Originally posted by Gentill Abdulla

Let me tell you a little fun fact about Muhammad.

It was Abu Bakr, a friend of Muhammad's as I'm sure you know, BEGGED him to marry his daughter.Then when Muhammad finally gave in he married her, but also kept her in the utmost respect.

But I'm SURE you know that as you want to stick with WHATS IMPORTANT!


Jesus was tempted by Satan in the desert, and Jesus did not fall to the temptation.

Mohammed was tempted by Abu Bakr, with the offer of his daughter in marriage, and after 3 years of holding out fell to his temptation and consumated the marriage when she was only 9 years old.

Yeah I totally was off base by criticizing Mohammed on this one.


Come on? You are defending this?


Really?



posted on Apr, 25 2010 @ 11:20 AM
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This thread is not about Whether or not Mohammed was a paedophile or any other arguments about Islam.... it's about art... stay on topic people



posted on Apr, 25 2010 @ 11:39 AM
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If this is really about freedom of expression to draw ; say without censoring will all these pictures be supported by you? I ask each of you who support freedom and right against censoring





Providing all 3 for sake of equality Or its only right to draw 1 figure?



posted on Apr, 25 2010 @ 11:43 AM
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I believe the reason that the artist is asking for pictures of Mohammed specifically, is because of the outrage the censoring of episode 201 has caused.

I don't see other extremists from other religions sending death-threats to the Creators or Network of the South Park show.

This is not an attack on Islam or on Muslims at all, although you can be sure some ignorant morons and bigots will jump on this and use it to spread their hate and disguise it as "Freedom of speech"

I don't think we're talking about the "Bombs in turbans" kind of stuff that caused outrage in Denmark and the rest of the world, but we'll see I guess.



posted on Apr, 25 2010 @ 11:56 AM
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Do you mean the artist only wants to draw Mohammad pictures and dont want people to support drawing other religious figures for the reason other 2 pictures may be offensive.

Is the end point not against censoring & right to expression in whatever way anyone wants to depict anyone? I read all statements in thread and everyone saying its right to expression......so what is the problem now? If I target I target all religion is it not how it works?

If one person A can draw derogatory 1 figure person B can draw derogatory picture of different figure also. All who support this freedom need to understand its slippery slope..it can be turned against also. If you want to draw and say anything you want, you need to remember same right will be practiced by other person.



posted on Apr, 25 2010 @ 12:16 PM
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Originally posted by lee anoma
Again, why is everyone making a big deal about this obscure website?
Most of its attention came from all of this.

This small groups opinions mean nothing.

- Lee


The big deal is because this one little small website got a network to censor and generally make parts of a very popular television show that has been one of the flagship shows for that network for most of the last 14 years unintelligible.

There was nothing in that episode, or any other South Park episode that actually made fun of Mohammad. It did however make fun of certain parts of Islam who have decided that they are above everyone else. They are above offense.

To censor and delay further distribution of this show is a big deal. South Park is still one of the most popular shows on cable. A huge point of this show is the right to make fun of EVERYTHING. Not just some things. As I have said earlier, they have even made fun of themselves.

This artist who is trying to do this on May 20, is not trying to provoke anything or anyone. Nor is she trying to have people make fun of Islam. She is trying to get people in the United States to come together and make a point to everyone, that there should be no reason to exclude anything or anyone from being drawn.

It isn't all of Islam that is threatening to kill the people who have drawn Mohammad. It is a small sect of radicals. They have nothing in common with religion at all. Of any religion for that matter. They are terrorists who hide behind a banner of threats, fear and intimidation. They could have chosen any "religion" to hide behind, but they have chosen Islam.

Push back at the terrorists, not at all Islamists. If we don't push back, we are allowing terrorism to work and reinforcing their belief that they do have a special protection from being made fun of.



posted on Apr, 25 2010 @ 12:30 PM
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My depiction is to to the left there.
See it?
He will be back, checking on the infidels.



posted on Apr, 25 2010 @ 12:48 PM
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Originally posted by Crimson_King
If this is really about freedom of expression to draw ; say without censoring will all these pictures be supported by you? I ask each of you who support freedom and right against censoring


Well, I'm a Christian and all I've really got to say is, you call that art


If your gonna do it, at least find someone with talent to do the graphics.

As to how I see Jesus. If it is good satire, he would probably laugh.

This is like being in Grade school.

Both sides are wrong. South Park did this for publicity to increase their viewers, without regard for who they might offend. Those making the threats are acting like a bunch of children, granted very dangerous bomb armed children. There is no way to side with either side. The topic of this thread is even more childish.

In the end, there will be nothing for anyone to be proud of; only shame to go around on both sides.

Right now I'm watching a kid on TV who is going around handing out free compliments to people to cheer them up. He is worth a million South Park writers. Speaking of which, do adults actually watch that show? Do they wear diapers too?

[edit on 4/25/2010 by Blaine91555]



posted on Apr, 25 2010 @ 01:01 PM
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Thank you so much for understanding where I was coming from. It really doesn't matter who is doing the "terrorizing," just the sad fact that we are so controlled by fear.

The idea of a National "Draw Muhammad Day," is actually quite humorous.



posted on Apr, 25 2010 @ 01:08 PM
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Hamas hopes cartoon will press Israel on prisoners



I just found this story.


GAZA, Apr. 25, 2010 (Reuters) — Wielding art instead of arms, Hamas issued an animated video on Sunday aimed at pressuring Israel into trading hundreds of jailed Palestinians for Gilad Shalit, a soldier held captive in Gaza for almost four years.
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At least one Israeli station said it would not broadcast the Hamas cartoon, which was spurned by Noam Shalit as the latest Hamas bid to wage "psychological warfare."

After hinting that the soldier had been killed in Israel's Gaza offensive, Hamas released a first video of him as a goodwill gesture in October.

www.newsdaily.com...

The Muslims can use a cartoon to try to help them and their people out. However, as is obvious from this story, there are now sects from Israel who can't take the cartoon and labeled it as psychological warfare.

Sound familiar?




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