Ответственность карикатуриста

Недавние события вокруг публикации карикатур в Дании поразили всех – особенно редакционных карикатуристов, таких как я.

На этот раз я решил обменять мои кисти на портативный компьютер по этой проблеме, главным образом, потому что место, обычно выделяемое для моих карикатур, не может вместить то, что я хочу сказать. Если бы мне выделили достаточно места, я бы нарисовал эту статью!

Спор о карикатурах был настолько напряженным, что теперь он стал утомительным, от свободы выражения до столкновения культурных ценностей и даже до столкновения цивилизаций. Очевиден также тот факт, что спором завладели и использовали в своих интересах радикальные и крайние элементы по обе стороны дележа – те, кто отстаивают право на свободу слова, и те, кто защищают мусульманскую веру.

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