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I hope the muslims understand they are being baited by all of this and don't fall into the trap...
Originally posted by Muckster
reply to post by Mister_Bit
The quote you have used is part of a much bigger piece from the guardian newspaper. It needs to be read in its entirety and not taken out of context and used as a weapon to prove one point. Because, if used in this manner, it could be twisted to fit any agenda.
The original quote was part of an interview in which he describes his reconsideration of blasphemy as a law and the then Governments proposal for the “incitement to religious hatred” bill, after witnessing the desecration of his great grandfather’s Jewish grave, which has been targeted by anti-semitic vandals.
Read the interview in full here...
edit on 22-9-2012 by Muckster because: (no reason given)
The people who "take offence" in my opinion are the ones with the hang-ups, the people giving offence are just rude, thoughtless people.
Originally posted by CJS4life
reply to post by Muckster
It's funny how a few thousand Muslims at most protest and take it too far, then everyone generalizes that action with the almost 2 billion Muslims in the world. I heard the Colorado shooter used to go to church at a Christian church. I guess that means all Christians are psychotic killers. I also saw a guy wanted for murder in the newspaper and his wanted photo shows him with a cross necklace. He is obviously a Christian terrorist. Sound stupid? That's exactly how we label crazy people from the middle east, it must just be that they are Muslim, nothing to do with the fact that they are psycho.
Originally posted by Mister_Bit
I'm afraid I'm with Stephen Fry on this matter entirely....
I posted the full quote because I believe to censor it will remove its power.
Originally posted by Sparky63
If someone is sincerely interested in helping another they will seek out ways to do so without resorting to insults designed to provoke rage and hate.