A funny Muhammad cartoon
The cartoon and the response to it are a perfect illustration of the Muslim problem. In itself the cartoon is harmless and humorous, containing nothing of an insulting or degrading nature. If Muslims regard such a benign cartoon as an occasion for death threats and jihads, then they have proved beyond a doubt that they do not fit in Western society and must leave.
You said:Steve Burton writes:
That’s the truly weird thing about the cartoon riots and suchlike. In Islamic theory, pictures of the “prophet” are prohibited not because they’re disrespectful, but because they might lead to idolatry—to worship of Mahomet “as though he were a divine being.” So when Muslims freak out about disrespectful representations of same, they’re guilty of the very crime that the prohibition was intended to prevent: idolatry. They’re treating him “as though he were a divine being” who must never be criticized or questioned.
Posted by Lawrence Auster at May 25, 2010 05:58 PM | Send