A Look Back at Everyone Draw Mohammad Day
Posted by PLaplace on June 6, 2010
Though the official “Everyone Draw Mohammad Day” passed by several weeks ago largely unnoticed, I thought I would draw some attention to reason magazine’s celebration of the day. Around the time the contest was first making the rounds, the editors at reason announced that they would hold a contest for best EDM Day picture, and post the winner on their website. The entries were numerous, and I must admit that though the runners up were all fantastic in their own way, the winner truly took the cake and fit the spirit of the event perfectly. If you have not seen it, I highly recommend you take a minute and check it out. The winner is at the bottom of the page: And the Winner of the Everybody Draw Mohammad Contest is…
Bonus link: reason also published an article entitled “Defending the Project of Free Inquiry,” defending their decision to celebrate EDM Day in the first place and rebutting the argument that EDM Day is counter productive because it also insults moderate Muslims. A fantastic read as well.