Islam Thomas on 24 Sep 2012 12:01 am
The following cartoon is posted on Facebook. Note that it is posted on the Facebook page for an American group of atheists. Note that the cartoon is funny:
Many of the responses to the comic contain an amazing display of savagery. Here is a collage of some of worst:
[Facebook does not provide a way to link to a post, but if you go here and scroll down a bit in the timeline, you can see the post and the more than 800 comments.]
Over on Reddit, there is an attempt to understand/explain why Muslims behave in this way:
This is a religion of peace and love? How can a religion of peace and love have so many violent followers? How can it have Burqas? Honor killing? The argument might be, “these violent people do not represent the true Muslim faith.” But if they do not, why are there so many of them following the religion? Why are Arab countries filled with these sorts of people? Why would kind, decent people want to be a part of a religion that provides harborage for people like this? It would be like a kind, decent person joining the KKK.
The following post provides another take on the Muslim faith:
Why would decent people behave like this?