Your event with burning of the Qur’an has raised demonstrations in several places. In one of them, in Northern Afghanistan, 8 UN people: 5 Nepalese, 1 Romanian, 1 Norwegian and 1 Swede were killed, two of them by decapitation.
Did you get out of this demonstration event what you wanted? Did the political outcome of your event match the death of 8 people? Would you be able to convince 8 families bereft of dear family members that your stunt was worth it?
Or didn’t you merely realise that what you did might have global consequences you didn’t see coming?
(And for the record: yes, I supported the Danish cartoons at the time as I thought that what they tried to achieve and the means by which they did it were in the same league – and I have approved of similar drawings aimed at other religions. However, I would never approve of the burning of any holy book – not even of all religions’ holy books at the same time)
(And one more for the record: No, I do in no way condone or accept the meaningless violence in Afghanistan, either. The kíllers should be prosecuted and my thoughts go to the poor families who were hapless victims to two sets of imbecile actions)