Fred Bauder wrote:
You are right that putting insulting pictures on
Wikipedia was a bad
idea. Why so many of our users have a blind spot regarding this issue
I don't know, but there is a consensus that the pictures ought to be
It's hardly the case that pictures insulting to Muslims are being
singled out for inclusion on Wikipedia. I'm not sure if anyone still
remembers, but there was a bit of an uproar in the United States a few
years ago about anti-Christian artwork, and we have a photo of the piece
that triggered that uproar included in the article, [[Piss Christ]].
IMHO you are comparing apples with oranges:
Serrano, who created this photograph, considers his work religious,
not sacrilegious (or anti-Christian). He thinks, that the best place
for that image is a church and states, that it had been shown in an
actual church in Marseilles.
Do you think, that the cartoons would ever be shown in a mosque?