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Charb's Reward
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Published: January 10, 2015
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Who needs 72 virgins when a prophet will pose for you?
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NyanPuppyHobbyist Traditional Artist
How silly, well Muslims might not find it so... :s
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brianmeyerProfessional Traditional Artist
I did this not to be silly, but because Charbo had a right to draw silly things denied to him. It is not Charbo who depicts Islam in a bad light, rather it was those who murder over silly drawings. Nor is a cartoon depiction of Mohammed Idolatry, in fact it's quite the opposite. To hold an image sacred enough to kill a cartoonist for drawing it, is in itself idolatry.

Sure some might be offended, but I am not depicting the prophet, I am depicting a cartoonist who died horribly because he kept on depicting the prophet. To picture him finally finding the true appearance of Mohammed, something lost to history and to a culture that often suppresses art, that has a poetic justice to it far better than the "72 virgins" promised for terrorist acts.

I am not depicting the terrorists thus promoting their cause of fear, nor respecting the laws they have managed to bully the west into following. My feeling is every artist everywhere should tackle this subject. Lets not respond with more violence but with art and silly cartoons poking fun at their hypocrisy.
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NyanPuppyHobbyist Traditional Artist
I was merely joking, but to supreme art is a large scale crime beyond anything. But if this violence ecselates, France may soon find itself in another large scale war with their own people, so sad... :(
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