'One of the major arguments being lobbed around this week as to why Muslim women shouldn't be wearing veils in public is because they are a symbol of male dominance in society. As if knicker skimming dresses aren't? ... On the streets of our cities every night of the year there are girls in outfits created purely for the pleasure of men,' Alison Phillips, Journalist.
Like a real life game of 'Cluedo', we know the weapon, the victims, the place and the time. Only the identity of the perpetrator remains a mystery. The primary suspects are the Syrian regime or the rebels; both sides have the capabilities to deliver these nasty weapons, as for motive, there is a degree of uncertainty.
A picture is worth a thousand words is the age-old proverb; an image can certainly convey many ideas instantly. However, a deceptive image tells a bigger story, it spawns lies and disseminates hate on a larger magnitude. It is the hate-filled Islamophobic fascists that have been busy tarnishing the Muslims as a whole, by cherry picking certain actions, hiding behind certain political terms, and operating behind the ubiquitous mass media.
Richard Dawkins speaks like a colonial relic resurrected from the past, and naturally he is out of touch with the current society; he speaks pejoratively about Muslims that seems to be coloured by his obsession with Darwin's race-centric evolution theory.