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Comment: Re:Those terrorist sucks (Score 1) 989

by narcc (#49618589) Attached to: Two Gunman Killed Outside "Draw the Prophet" Event In Texas

Picture this: You're in a bar, and some guy walks up to you looking for trouble. He insults you, belittles you, calls your mother a whore, etc. He just won't let up. You ask him to stop, but he keeps digging at you. You, understandably, punch him in the face.

His claim: You're the bad guy. He was just wants to exercise his right to free speech.

Would you buy that argument?

Comment: Re: Looks like the prophet's gunmen (Score 1) 989

by narcc (#49617957) Attached to: Two Gunman Killed Outside "Draw the Prophet" Event In Texas

This wasn't an "open forum that may offend some people". It was an event specifically intended to belittle a minority group and to provoke violent action.

The organizers of the event couldn't be happier. To them, this is the best possible outcome. Two dead Muslims and "proof" that "they're nothing but violent sociopaths".

Let's not play pretend that this has anything to do with free speech. To say that it is, is simply dishonest. To actually believe it is completely delusional. It's a problem in either case.

Comment: Re:What it says about my beliefs (Score 1) 989

by narcc (#49616711) Attached to: Two Gunman Killed Outside "Draw the Prophet" Event In Texas

If you're okay with that, so be it. I'd rather not associate, or be associated, with hate-groups

So, why not just join the club? Become a Klansman, skinhead, or whatever they call members of that particular anti-Islamic group? If you're okay with hatred, bigotry, and oppression, why not be more open about it?

Is it because you know that they're in the wrong but still can't bring yourself to let go of your insecurities? Is it that you don't want to be bigot living in fear, but can't bring yourself to accept Muslims as regular people?

Or is it something else? You think it's great to spread hatred and fear and to oppress others, but don't want other people to know that you're bigot?

Comment: Re:A useful link for all of ya ... (Score 1) 989

by narcc (#49616421) Attached to: Two Gunman Killed Outside "Draw the Prophet" Event In Texas

So ... should I tremble in fear of the local Mosque or should I take the offensive and destroy them before they suddenly turn?

No, as a traitor and coward, I'll just live peacefully with them side-by-side like we have for years. I'll treat them honestly and fairly, like they treat me, and (in my ignorance) give no regard to the looming threat the present.

I can't reason with bigots. Enjoy your paranoid delusions.

Comment: Re:A useful link for all of ya ... (Score 1) 989

by narcc (#49616059) Attached to: Two Gunman Killed Outside "Draw the Prophet" Event In Texas

The problem, of course, is that you -- in your bigotry -- believe that Muslims are violent and interested only in dominance.

Here in reality, Muslims are no different than anyone else. They want to go about their daily lives free of harassment, oppression, and bigotry. They want their children to grow up in a safe and peaceful community.

Your problem is that you don't see them as people, but as animals. It's a disgusting viewpoint that makes it easy for bigots, like you, to justify atrocious acts against others. Sam Harris (a bigot to which you're likely align yourself) famously suggested that they be slaughtered, so "dangerous" were their beliefs.

No, fear and hatred are the real problem here. Only one "side" is openly advocating the ridicule, humiliation, isolation, and slaughter of the other. That's the side you're on. People like you are far more dangerous than you imagine Muslims to be.

Comment: Re:A useful link for all of ya ... (Score 0) 989

by narcc (#49613427) Attached to: Two Gunman Killed Outside "Draw the Prophet" Event In Texas

Nonsense. Do you honestly believe that? The Muslims in my community are terrified, and have been since 9/11, but not a single one has ever acted out violently. Once involved members of our community, they're now isolated and afraid -- all because of bigoted assholes like you.

(To make matters worse, we lost two great middle-eastern restaurants. Are you proud of yourself?)

You're clearly blinded by your own hated and bigotry. People like you are a far larger problem than the one you imagine is caused by Muslims. The trouble has always stemmed from fear and hatred, which you actively promote! If we should have "no level of tolerance" for anything, it's attitudes like your own.

The decision doesn't have to be logical; it was unanimous.

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