So there’s been fuss in the atheist community about how a message was conveyed. (Shock, amazement, surprise!) And I’ve got an opinion about it. (Further astonishment!)
Everybody Draw Muhammad Day was met with mixed results. Commenters on several blogs have tried to compare the activities to throwing around racist slurs – an analogy which falls flat when one considers the fact that religious belief is something that can be consciously chosen, and that death and violence were threatened as a means of intimidating the participants.