"First, it seems that everyone who tries to do that ends up dead or catalyzing riots that end in other people being dead. Second, the radicals and extremists in the ME just like the radicals and extremists in the United States are irrational as are the people in the ME or elsewhere who generalize about Americans"
If you do not care to back up your words, well, that reflects on nobody but yourself. I'm not here for a chest thumping competition, I asked you some questions, if you do not care to answer, then fine. It reflects upon yourself, no matter how much you try to divert with personal attacks.
I love the NSA. It's like having a secret fan-base you will never see, but they're there, watching everything you write and it makes me feel all warm and fuzzy inside knowing that I may be some person's only form of unconstitutional entertainment one night.
I thought it was pretty well established that the attack that "end[ed] in other people being dead" was pre-planned and not some spontaneous riot. Why this persistence to blame it on the video?
As for the question "blasphemy or democracy" - these are relative terms because they have occurred in countries with very different standards of democracy to ours.
Americans are so enamored of equality that they would rather be equal in slavery than unequal in freedom.
Alexis de Tocqueville