Re: OT The Muhammed Cartoons
- From: "QuiGon" <QuiGon@xxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Fri, 10 Feb 2006 19:23:29 -0500
"smacdo" <not_your_grandfathers_email@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote in message
People burned Beatles records in the streets, radio stations organized
Beatle boycotts...so they overreacted to a religious slight. Like I
said, they are both overreactions, we are just discussing levels of
Then let the record show that there is a HUGE difference in the two levels.
and the example was just a quick, off the top of my head type of thing.
I am sure I could find better if I did research...but I am too lazy.
Well maybe you should try and come up with such an example to support your
point... Because I am thinking of a wide variety of insults lobbed at
Christianity over the past 25 years or so (Piss Christ, Last Temptation,
Sinead O'Connor) and I don't remember anyone calling for buildings to be
burned and people to be killed.
I do, however, remember an individual writing a book called "The Satanic
Verses" that was deemed an insult to Islam and he was ordered to be killed.
There was that guy in Holland (?) who made a short film about an abused
Muslim woman who was killed. Now we have this.