Why is denmark making fun of muslims by displaying Prophet Muhammads pictures and cartoons?
Because that's what cartoons are intended to do: make fun of something. Do you know how many cartoons have mocked other religious figures in newspapers and TV shows around the world?
What's ridiculous to me is the response to the Jylland-Posten cartoon, which involved people setting fire to Danish embassies, threatening Danish tourists, and even some ambassadors demanding a meeting with the prime minister. Give me a break. Just because these ambassadors represent countries who ban freedom of speech doesn't mean they should expect Denmark to censor its media for a friggin' cartoon.
Freedom of speech?Why bother?I mean,would you call it freedom of speech if someone drew a silly picture of you or put up an embarassing pic of you on the net?Would you shrug your shoulders and be all,'Its freedom of speech.'? Or if someone spread rumors about you. In Islam,we CANNOT make a picture of GOD or His Prophets. Suppose we made a cartoon of Jesus?You'd be all,'I HATE THOSE MUSLIMS!NO RESPECT!'blah blah blah.Try saying 'freedom of speech' to THAT.
By publishing the cartoons the Danes are defending the bedrock principle of free speech. The Muslim world believes that they have the right to enforce their version of life on everyone around them by force. The Danes should be applauded for standing up for their rights. Also, but provoking the Muslims into their unthinking, hate-filled response, the Western world gets a glimpse of what life would be like under Islamist rules.
People make fun of Jesus all the time lovergirl, and Christians don't start rioting over it. ...boycots, yes, but not riots and death threats.
You defend your god, only because you know he is powerless and can not defend himself or his prophets. If you truly believed, you would trust him to take care of his own problems.
...silverwings, I didn't realize you consider Muhammed to be God.
The Muhammed cartoons are a reaction to radical Islam, which has elevated Muhammed from man, to prophet, and now to a demigod who can not be blasphemed.
I doubt they are making fun of Muslims per se as much as making a point about radical Islam. Ridicule is an excellent weapon against irrational thought.
God is mocked in every way possible in America... I guess its spreading.
I don't know, but Muhammad saw. can't be displayed as cartoons.