Originally posted on THE WESTERN EXPERIENCE:
“The point is that for a Muslim, a depiction, particularly a comic or demeaning depiction, of the Prophet Mohammed might have the emotional force of a piece of grotesque child pornography. One of the mistakes secularists make is not to understand the character of what blasphemy feels like to someone who is a realist in their religious belief” — BBC director-general Mark Thompson.
Was this even a story worth mentioning? Of course the major media covers Muslim and Christians differently. One side will write a letter to the editor, or simply set aside time to pray for the offender, the other will mail in death threats or blow-up city buses.
More profound than anything coming from the mouth of a chief media person is the admitted cowardness and double standard in the media. Our own liberal media should take note.
From the London Daily Mail:
He suggested other faiths…
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