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Thread: Should The US Make Speech That's Critical or Disparaging of Muhammed a Crime? [W:636]

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    Re: Should The US Make Speech That's Critical or Disparaging of Mohammed a Crime?

    Quote Originally Posted by Gardener View Post
    So, you are saying that this filmmaker went to Libya et al and encouraged people to riot?


    That's a new one.

    He DID translate it into Arabic. What did he think was going to happen? They'd all become Christians?

    This thread shows the inability of the right to get past simplistic jingoism. Did anybody think this wouldn't happen? The simmering rage of Islam that you all are telling us about...well, he poured gasoline on it...Hello?
    Last edited by rocket88; 09-15-12 at 11:22 AM.


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    This issue has been plowed more times than Paris Hilton.
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    Too bad we have to observe human rights.

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    Re: Should The US Make Speech That's Critical or Disparaging of Mohammed a Crime?

    Quote Originally Posted by Gardener View Post
    So, you are saying that this filmmaker went to Libya et al and encouraged people to riot?


    That's a new one.
    It's 2012, do you really think personal appearance is necessary to incite violence?

    Aren't the protests and deaths evidence of my premise?

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    Re: Should The US Make Speech That's Critical or Disparaging of Mohammed a Crime?

    Quote Originally Posted by Dragonfly View Post
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    Why can't the people who made that movie be held accountable?
    In this country have this thing called the 1st amendment guaranteeing the right to free speech.IF hard core crazy Christians and Jews started murdering people because someone claimed the old testament is nothing more than a harry potter book and that evolution is fact, should we punish people for offending those terrorists? What if anti-war trash started murdering people because they thought the military is offensive? What if peta-tards started murdering people because someone said veganism is ****en stupid?She we cave to every group who murders people because someone said something offensive?
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    re: Should The US Make Speech That's Critical or Disparaging of Muhammed a Crime? [W:636]

    Quote Originally Posted by Gardener View Post
    Considering the fact that there are countless examples in various threads of people who are certainly edging very close to a "yes" in their actual argumentation, and some who are arguing a very strong "yes" in these same threads, I don't see such a poll as asinine at all.
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    Re: Should The US Make Speech That's Critical or Disparaging of Mohammed a Crime?

    Quote Originally Posted by rocket88 View Post
    He DID translate it into Arabic. What did he think was going to happen? They'd all become Christians?
    Your basing your understanding of the word "incitement" upon the primitive reactions rather than anything actually qualifiable indicates you really do not understand what the word means - -especially from a legal standpoint.

    Good grief -- South Park, Family Guy and other MAINSTREAM media here routinely offend Christians. I would suggest you call for the arrest of the writers and producers and see how far you get.
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    Re: Should The US Make Speech That's Critical or Disparaging of Mohammed a Crime?

    Quote Originally Posted by Dragonfly View Post
    It's 2012, do you really think personal appearance is necessary to incite violence?

    Aren't the protests and deaths evidence of my premise?
    The protests deaths are only indicative of your complete inability to understand the meaning of a term. You want people arrested here every time some nutjobs protest, do you? Good grief.
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    Re: Should The US Make Speech That's Critical or Disparaging of Mohammed a Crime?

    Silly poll of course not. Ridiculous to even ask.
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    Re: Should The US Make Speech That's Critical or Disparaging of Mohammed a Crime?

    Quote Originally Posted by Gardener View Post
    Your basing your understanding of the word "incitement" upon the primitive reactions rather than anything actually qualifiable indicates you really do not understand what the word means - -especially from a legal standpoint.

    Good grief -- South Park, Family Guy and other MAINSTREAM media here routinely offend Christians. I would suggest you call for the arrest of the writers and producers and see how far you get.
    I'm not saying it's legally incitement. But to say that nobody knew this would happen...I mean, come on...

    South Park and Family Guy routinely offend all religions. Nice try to make this about the horrible persecution you are under as a white Christian male.


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    Too bad we have to observe human rights.

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    Re: Should The US Make Speech That's Critical or Disparaging of Mohammed a Crime?

    Quote Originally Posted by jamesrage View Post
    In this country have this thing called the 1st amendment guaranteeing the right to free speech.IF hard core crazy Christians and Jews started murdering people because someone claimed the old testament is nothing more than a harry potter book and that evolution is fact, should we punish people for offending those terrorists? What if anti-war trash started murdering people because they thought the military is offensive? What if peta-tards started murdering people because someone said veganism is ****en stupid?She we cave to every group who murders people because someone said something offensive?
    I did say I can see both sides.

    I get the value of free speech.

    Go practice some of that in an airplane and see what happens.

    Context and intent.

    Do you support civil suits being brought against the "film maker"?

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    Re: Should The US Make Speech That's Critical or Disparaging of Mohammed a Crime?

    not only no, but hell no.

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