A template for every Islamophobe: How to apologize when the tide turns or angels arrive at death!


The following is the statement of apology Mel Gibson issued for his anti-semite slurs when he was being arrested for DUI. It can serve as a good template for not only every anti-semite but also every Islamophobe who stereotypes and labels all or most Muslims with a broad brush:

“There is no excuse, nor should there be any tolerance, for anyone who thinks or expresses any kind of anti-Semitic (or Islamophobic) remark. I want to apologize specifically to everyone in the Jewish (or Muslim) community for the vitriolic and harmful words that I said to a law enforcement officer the night I was arrested on a DUI charge. … The tenets of what I profess to believe necessitate that I exercise charity and tolerance as a way of life. Every human being is God’s child, and if I wish to honor my God I have to honor his children. But please know from my heart that I am not an anti-Semite (or Islamophobe). I am not a bigot. Hatred of any kind goes against my faith.”  This template is offered free, without charge and no strings attached!

My additions are within brackets in the template!
Ref: David Eagleman. ’Incognito: The Secret Lives of the Brain’ published this year.
Image is courtesy of: http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/Main/MelGibson

Categories: Islamophobia, Judaism

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