Cartoonists and Islamists – Iconoclasts both


Smashed religious imagery in Utrecht


1. A person who attacks cherished beliefs, traditional institutions, as being based on error or superstition.
2. A breaker or destroyer of images, especially those set up for religious veneration.

Today, the former head man at St. Paul’s Cathedral, Giles Frazer, writes in the Guardian that both the Charlie Hebdo cartoonists and the Islamists shared a common conception that false gods and man-made religions and objects of veneration have to be smashed.



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