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(1) Attacks on liberal and secular societies are continuing, and they will go on on a broader scale. The combination of increasing global complexities and ‘holy’ scripts, allegedly pointing a way out of confusion and threats, is a very dangerous one. Most important is that we do not make a step back, not a single one. No caricature that may or may not be offensive for someone must remain unpublished. No text that may or may not be tasteless for some readers must be hidden.
(2) Overwhelmingly, muslims are no terrorists, and don’t support them. At the same time, since 9/11, political terrorists are quite often muslims – or use islam-related narratives. How can we explain that?