POLICE PROBE FACEBOOK POST OVER RACIST REMARK TO ITALIAN BOAT DISASTER – Earlier this morning meebal.com published an article regarding MI5 branding The Guardian irresponsible for publishing sensitive documents leaked by Edward Snowden.
The issue with Edward Snowden covers two social aspects; privacy and security of which the public as a whole feel that both are woefully inadequate.
A housewife, Nicky Hutt, 35, is now being investigated by police for what is considered a racist remark over the African refugees who drowned when a boat sank off the Italian coast.
Nicky’s Facebook comment stated;
“News night tonight… Top headline. 200 Africans drown in boat disaster. What a shame, hopefully a few of them were Muslims.”
As you might imagine in our politically correct indoctrinated society it wasn’t long after that Nicky received some pretty nasty responses and indeed her comment has resulted in a police investigation.
Nicky’s remarks come just weeks after the Kenyan Westgate shopping mall massacre in which a number of Somali Muslim terrorist stormed the shopping mall and then set about murdering innocent people; including very young children.
With this atrocity still fresh in our minds it is easy to see why some feel that the only good Muslim is a dead Muslim; which is what prompted Nicky to make her remarks.
Before you decide to take the moral high-ground with your sanctimonious racist and bigoted rhetoric just stop yourself, stand back and consider the atrocity at Westgate – while you at it consider 9/11, 7/7 and the Boston Marathon Bombing.
Considering these acts of terrorism by Muslims is it really that surprising that some of us may, in the heat of the moment, consider that one less Muslim in the world is not a bad thing?
Of course what Nicky did was in the heat of the moment and effectively tarred every Muslim with the same brush and I can assure you that all of my close and dear Muslim friends not only wouldn’t harm a fly they too feel the pain of terrorism – probably too far greater effect as it is them that the finger is being pointed at.
I asked one of my Muslim friends this morning what he thought about Nicky’s Facebook comment;
“It would be easy to simply label Nicky a racist and a bigot but the human condition produces feelings of outrage that will eventually spill out.
I and my Muslim friends followed carefully the atrocity at Westgate and for anyone, Muslim or not, to take the life of an innocent person can never be justified by any religious connotation.
What Britain needs is to reinstate the death penalty for those who commit acts of terrorism and I can guarantee you that no Muslim with any shred of moral decency would oppose it.
I personally don’t hold anything against Nicky for her comments for she, like the rest of us, is human and sometimes things get said in the heat of the moment – we need to move on and not blow this up out of all proportion; the Bible along with the Koran calls for understanding and forgiveness; why can’t people practice what they preach.”
We must now look at the issue of privacy for again a person’s comments have been taken without permission and used in order to retain social obedience.
The public were quick to defend the actions of Edward Snowden in releasing information that clearly showed that the NSA was spying on its own citizens and you can guaranteed the security services in the UK are doing the same.
The issue here is one of privacy and above all having the ability to speak up and air your views for suppressing anyone’s opinion does not make it politically correct – political correctness is wholly designed to keep the masses silent and through this suppress open and honest debate – no civilized society can survive for any length of time under such oppression.
This article may come across and condoning Nicky’s views however nothing could be further from the truth. The fact is that Nicky said something that probably thousands of people were thinking and yet she was the only one to stand up and voice her thoughts.
There is no right and wrong; it is merely an opinion and not matter what you say there will always be elements that will be disagreed on both sides.
As an example, I honestly believe that all religion is unquestionably evil and yet there are billions of people around the world who will get on their knees, look up to the stars and pray for guidance – who is right, me or the billions?
The truth is that my opinion counts and so does yours and once we allow people to stop us from expressing our views openly, society will become fully controlled by a handful of people who will end up telling you what to think and what to say – North Korea.
Do I agree with what Nicky had to say? No, for I know better, or at least that’s my view. It must be noted that Nicky did apologise for her comment after she had the time to reflect on its content.
If you are that offended and indeed really concerned then maybe your efforts could be channeled in to silencing the hate preachers; but again you must realise that once you go down the path of silencing people you will have no right to voice your own concerns.
Yes, freedom of speech is a doubled edged sword that will continue to cause controversy but the remit must always be to create open and honest dialogue in the hope that we can one day put aside our cultural and religious differences and simply get along with one another.
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