Freedom of speech does not mean freedom from criticism
I had another post I was working on for tonight, but I saw this on twitter and it seemed far more important than my blatherings about the different definitions of space opera.
Now, I admit, my French isn’t up to translating the cartoons, nor do I know enough about French or Muslim culture to know just how offensive these are, but the point is good, nonetheless.
And before any idiot says it, I am not condoning murder. I’m just agreeing that this isn’t a black and white situation. It’s not “cartoonists = good; murderers = bad” thing. BOTH were bad. Yes, murder is far worse. But being murdered for it doesn’t make what the cartoonists did right either.