The word ‘infidel’ is, by definition, a derogatory term, by anyone who would use it in a serious sentence.
Can you really think of a non-sarcastic way to use the word ‘infidel’ without meaning it as an insult?
Jeff Dunham, via his puppet Achmed the Dead Terrorist seems to do a hysterically good job of it.
“Can you really think of a non-sarcastic way to use the word infidel without meaning it as an insult?”
I’ll start my multi-part mini-rant by responding to this first: The word, printed in both Arabic and English on my tee shirt and ball cap, is not an insult, but a source of pride.
Onward: A good friend of mine is a Chinese man, from a merchant family, who grew up in Indonesia. The history of their barbarism to the Chinese there - who keep their economy afloat, except when they are all killed of and looted by the natives every few years - is chilling to hear about. If this is a “moderate” Muslim country, I’d hate to be in an extreme one.
Lady Gaga. If she is a lady. Typical clueless showbiz phenomenon, probably unable make the connection between her in-your-face deviance and her support for would-be political tyrants who would round up and liquidate her kind if they finally came to power.