Tag: muhammad cartoons

Lessons in religious intolerance

By Khaled Diab Using offensive images of Muhammad in the context of a lesson on blasphemy is entirely justifiable pedagogically, intellectually and morally. Conservative Muslims protesting against it are attempting to shut down free inquiry and undermining pluralism. Wednesday 21…

The mash of civilisations

There is no conflict between Islam and the West – only clashes of interests between and within them. But there is a very real mash of civilisations.