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Old 07.01.2015, 20:22
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But I think that the freedom of speech should come with some degree of responsibility, particularly since it is often used solely as a means to offend or "get a laugh" -- as was perhaps (or most likely) the case with the cartoons published by this newspaper. What else could their intentions have been?
If you think the motive behind a well-respected magazine, which publishes these cartoons denouncing everything that religious extremism represents (in the face of constant threats against their own safety) are doing it simply "to get a laugh" then wow... *shakes head*

It was (is) their platform to voice their opinions on the issues they feel strongly and with conviction about, and the moment religious extremism, violence and terror acts bully the Western media into staying quiet, then they will have got exactly the kind of victory they are looking for in order to fuel more extremism.
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