He who gives up a little liberty to gain a little security, will deserve neither and loose both.
That is what one of the Founding Fathers of the USA, Benjamin Franklin, once said. Here is another pearl of his wisdom:
Freedom of speech is a principal pillar of a free government; when this support is taken away, the constitution of a free society is dissolved, and tyranny is erected on its ruins.
So be ashamed, Daily Telegraph, NY Daily News, Associated Press: you just turned your own country into a playball of terrorism of the Islam ideology. This is the NY Daily News:
And this is the cartoon they blurred out:
This is the Daily Telegraph:
And this is what they blurred out.
#JeSuisCharlie And these people are too…
I don’t care which religion you choose to follow, if any. And even if you want to fight for your religion, soît (chess would be a better hobby, but I understand: chess is not for everybody, it requires you to use your brain). But if you assume it is justified to fight that fight with anything other than words, you are sick in the head. Remember boys and girls: if you tease and taunt the lion long enough, then sooner or later the lion *will* bite. If you want to know how that feels: just ask the Palestinians.
The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing. (Edmund Burke, 1729-1797)
#JeSuisCharlie #IllRideWithCharlie Be nice…