Satire won’t stop ISIS, but it’s an important start

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Image from Rodrigo Galindez via Twitter

Image from Rodrigo Galindez via Twitter

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From the Middle East to Japan, satirists are standing up to the Islamic State with humor, wit and irreverence. These videos, cartoons and tweets are as silly as they are powerful, showing ISIS we won’t submit to its threat-based censorship.

  • Larry

    “f only the mindless zombies of atheism and humanism could be more civil to their worldview being showcased for the goofy idiocy it truly is”

    Because not believing in mythology and extolling the basic dignity of humanity is such goofy idiocy. 🙂

    Its very tough to be taken seriously in calls for civility when you are insulting people in the same breath. But hypocrisy and religion are well known bedfellows.

  • Barry the Baptist

    Maybe when someone can actually say something that’s funny without sounding idiotic themselves, they will actually laugh, Ken.

    The author was good enough to provide links to examples: why don’t you provide a similar demonstration of the cutting, insightful humor that has been directed at atheism or humanism?

    Like this one,about the rabbi, the priest, and the rationalist skeptic:

  • Fran

    Comedy probably won’t stop them, but God’s kingdom or heavenly government (Daniel 2:44) will put an end to all wicked ones/terrorists on the planet at the end of this wicked era so that only meek ones will remain (Isaiah 11:1-4; Psalm 37:10,11).

  • Barry the Baptist

    Something tells me that you’re a blast at office parties.

  • Fran

    I don’t work in an office, but I do care about all my clients and co-workers!!