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Freedom of Speech and Double Standards!!

Another good article! Read on…..

Embassies are razed, diplomats are lynched, protesters have marched with unbridled aggression from east to west.  The Islamic world and the West once again finds itself at loggerheads arising from two conflicting principles, the right of ‘freedom of speech’ against the right to ‘defend one’s honour’.  What ensues is a repetitive discourse occurs between the two.  Continue reading

September 28, 2012 Posted by | Uncategorized | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Freedom of expression or Freedom to Blaspheme?

Note: An excellent write up to share with you all!

FREEDOM of expression must not be confused with freedom from the consequences of expression. Exercising freedom and abusing it are not the same. The latter forfeits the former. Just because we are free to express ourselves, it doesn’t free us from the responsibility for what we express. We are responsible for what we say and do and for the consequences thereof and so must consider carefully what we want to express. This is the basis of what we call civilized socially responsible behavior.  Continue reading

September 18, 2012 Posted by | Muqeet's (assorted) | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment