Skip to comments.The cartoon mania, the liberals and the death of Voltaire!
Posted on 02/24/2006 2:29:49 AM PST by Islamwatch
The recent Cartoon hysteria portends a danerous future to the health of free-speech in Europe. In this controversy, the Islamists and other Western religious groups have joined forces to resist freedom of expression and this alliance is likely to get stronger with time. Suprisingly, the lefts, liberals and progressives of the West have added the strongest supports to the Islamist movement's violent front to trample right of freedom of expression. The latter group, who are the legal deputies of the centuries-old Enlightenment movement, are spelling the death of the civilizational progresss that was achieved in the West since the beginning of Enlightenment movements. Read the complete article:
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Good riddance, I should say. Voltaire and his ilk advocated for Christianity’s destruction and were responsible for the French Revolution and the anti-Christian persecutions throughout, so they got EXACTLY what they deserved as far as I’m concerned.
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