That was a tragical thing which happened, for sure... despite my view that it was terrible for any person which became a victim to terrorism I see the problems of hate, fear, misunderstanding, deception and freedom of speech in this. Imho I think that every religion/religious group should be able to deal with satire in a peaceful way cause in the world of today in which the mankind has reached a very high level of knowledge, philosophy and science is no space for religious terror (or so-called religious). Every person must be able to deal with insults, satire or jokes, so why are there some humans who do not get along with having a joke on one of their ideas/ideals/views? For me it is simply unworthy for the selfcalled highest developed organism on this planet to "solve" a personal problem this way...
And, to be honest, if believers of any religion or cult or whatever are that easy upset... the faith in or the religion itself can not be as strong as the believer thinks it is. A person with real faith in it's religion/cult/whatever would not even give a shit about an insult or a joke or a satire; if this person were about to answer, it would most likely just try to explain in a friendly and patient way the principles of his or her religion and that the person who made the joke is maybe mistaken in his/her view.
Besides that i do not see the muslims as dangerous or violent. Idiots and fanatics are found in almost every group and I feel bad for the suffering that muslims all over the world had and still have to suffer because of that dumbshit terrorists... being discredited to the non-muslims and being shot because of being the wrong kind of muslims or simply having the bad luck of living at the wrong place at the wrong time is much more to take for a person than we can imagine.
Well, according to Madcatz and Trionkali here is the point where I should say that if it wasn't clear already I am muslim, but I am not, so please forgive me for that ;)
It is great to see how you all take part in this conversation, it always makes me kind of proud again to see that we are a clan of people who did not switch off their brains already :)
So I am not charlie, I am not muslim, I am not this nor that but a lot of different things and wish all people to find a way to live in peace and not hurting each other. We call ourselves the pride of creation - too sad that we do not deal this way, even if we have all the philosophical and scientific instruments we need to do so already in our hands.
By the way, I suggest you look over this article, I think it has a quite interesting view upon this thread's subject:
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