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The tyranny of silence / Flemming Rose.

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Waterloo-Grant Township Public Library - Waterloo 323.4 ROS (Text) 30090000716485 Non-Fiction Available -

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  • ISBN: 9781939709424
  • ISBN: 1939709423
  • Physical Description: ix, 237 pages ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: Washington, D.C. : CATO Institute Press, [2014]

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: From where I stand -- Mass murder and satire -- From Moscow to Muhammad -- The infamous ability of humans to adapt -- The pathway to God -- Aftershock I -- Aftershock II -- From Russia with love -- Questioning the harassers -- A victimless crime.
Summary, etc.: When the Danish newspaper Jyllands-Posten (Viby, Denmark) published the cartoons of the prophet Mohammad in 2005, Denmark found itself at the center of a global battle about the freedom of speech. The paper's culture editor, Flemming Rose, defended the decision to print the 12 drawings, and he quickly came to play a central part in the debate about the limitations to freedom of speech in the 21st century. Since then, Rose has visited universities and think tanks and participated in conferences and debates around the globe in order to discuss tolerance and freedom. Rose writes about the people and experiences that have influenced the way he views the world and his understanding of the crisis, including meetings with dissidents from the former Soviet Union and ex-Muslims living in Europe. He provides a personal account of an event that has shaped the debate about what it means to be a citizen in a democracy and how to coexist in a world that is increasingly multicultural, multi-religious, and multi-ethnic. --Publisher's description.
Subject: Freedom of speech.
Muḥammad, Prophet, -632 > Caricatures and cartoons.
Caricatures and cartoons > Political aspects > Denmark.
Morgenavisen jyllands-posten.
Muhammed, profet, -632.
Jyllands-Posten.
Danmark.
Yttrandefrihet.
Tankefrihet.
Karikatyrer > politiska aspekter.
Skämtteckningar > politiska aspekter.

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