Let’s not forget how badly some folks have acted in the Middle-East and in the West:
‘The posting on Revolutionmuslim.com says: “We have to warn Matt and Trey that what they are doing is stupid and they will probably wind up like Theo Van Gogh for airing this show. This is not a threat, but a warning of the reality of what will likely happen to them.’
No, I wouldn’t take that as a threat at all…
Update: Did Comedy Central censor the potentially offensive parts…as a result of the ‘threats’? What is insidious about a terroristic threat is how much it works. Also, how much (if there is a causal connection) of the decision might be fear of legal action, loss of revenue, pc related?
Comedy Central, by most accounts, doesn’t want to re-air the episode.
Related On This Site: From Kenanmalik.com: ‘Introduction: How Salman Rushdie Changed My Life’
Is Islam incompatibile with freedom as we define it here in the West, or is this a false choice?: From YouTube: Roger Scruton On Religious Freedom, Islam & Atheism…
Ayan Hirsi Ali has used the ideals of the West (especially women’s rights) to potentially confront Islam; which has served her politically as well: Repost-Ayan Hirsi Ali At The CSM: ‘Swiss Ban On Minarets Was A Vote For Tolerance And Inclusion’ Certainly, excessive relativism can create ghettoes of un-integrated Muslims in European society, and turn out more violence and threats of violence.
See Also: If you thought the cartoons were bad, more on the Fitna movie here. Libertarians stand firm on this issue: Repost-A Canadian Libertarian Making Noise: Ezra Levant