Comments:Sudanese protesters demand death for British teacher
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Is there evidence that this woman intended to insult Islam? Regardless, calling for her death is a ridiculous overreaction. Even jailing her is beyond the pale. SB 16:00, 1 December 2007 (UTC)
True, it is a very definite overreaction in my opinion in their opinion, it's not, and they believe that it's perfectly logical and reasonable. While I don't believe that they will actually kill her, as the backlash for THAT would be extreme, they'll jsut get her out of the country as soon as they can.
This calls back to something that I read called "Monkeysphere" Basically, it states that people can't deal with groups of more than 150 or so, and anyone outside of this group is not really a person. That is what these people think of her, she's not a person, she's a manifestation of the things that they don't like. They don't think of her as a person, and I'm sure if you sat one of the people down, and explained coolly and logically what the whole story was, and that she isn't some phantom, they probably wouldn't still be calling for her to be shot. But again, that's just my opinion.
it's just stupid.
i mean all of this, it's just pathetic. the basis of the claim is that based on the religion, there shall be no like impersonations to muhammed, but think about it? wasn't the kid who the bear was named after named muhammed? they're simply inciting this on pure spite for someone out of their country. the secretary couldn't just accept that they gave the bear a name, she probably went home and spitefully put this guy onto a countries death list.
another excellent point, not once did they mention or even imply in any way shape or form that the bears name was in reference to the last prophet of god, it was just a name. okay, i name this computer muhammed, bring on the news reports. and my shirt is named muhammed too.
it's just stupid.
Exactly. Quite frankly, common sense > law here, but of course that's not going to happen, because it's "law". Pfft. 126.96.36.199 01:52, 2 December 2007 (UTC)
This is simply ridiculous. It is the Islamic [over] reaction that is truly outrageous. At worst such "imitaion" should be considered the sincerest form of flattery. Unless this innocent Teddy Bear were being abased in effigy, I fail to see what the problem is. Ironically, Teddy Bears themselves owe their name to President Theodore Roosevelt, a dubious honor that has been figuratively and quite literally embraced worldwide.—188.8.131.52 20:13, 2 December 2007 (UTC)