The human rights and wrongs

By Rebecca Steel, Warsaw Poland, on her blog on February 06, 2006:

excerpt: … Yes, we everybody has the right of freedom of speech, yes we should be allowed to express our opinions openly and without fear of reprisals by those who hold different views. I listen to and read about people who hold different views from mine all the time. They challenge and jostle ideas, they forcefully encourage justifications and ensure consistency. But can’t we be a little sensitive about it all? Can’t we foresee the potential for clumsy cartoons being highjacked by extremists with ulterior motives? Can’t we decide that maybe this isn’t the way to defend freedom of speech? That this isn’t the path to follow towards a peaceful world? …

Read the rest of this presentation on the author’s blog.

Link to a Forum about Understanding Islam.

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