Book burning in a digital age...

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    seems rather silly but it does have a long history of being a tool of oppressors.
    Book burning - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

    Fred Phelps has now joined in...planning to burn both Korans and the American Flag on 9/11.

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    I would be happy if this "pastor" with the cartoon mustache would disappear from public site forever. He, with his 50 person congregation, are only using this publicity to gain thier fifteen seconds of fame.

    Who cares about Captain Kangaroo and his tools?
     
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    Yep.

    I think it is probably true that if Phelps were the one to do this stunt to begin with there would never have been any publicity about it as everyone knows Phelps is batshit crazy.
     
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    If I could find a good illustrated copy of Koran (or for that matter the Christian Bible) I'd publish them.

    As a historic artifacts they'd both deserve to be preserved.
     
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    They should be burning Kindles...how ironic a name!
     
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    You saying that made me think about some of the things I've been reading while trying to research Islam:

    They actually have all sorts of "rules" regarding e-qurans! :lol:
     
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    In this case it's meant as a protest...not oppression.

    I would think it was a bit oppressive if that church busted down your door and forced you to give up your personal copy of the Koran Ravi. But this is not oppression. These idiots have the same right to burn Korans as Imam Rauf has to build his stupid mosque. Stop bitching about one and at the same time defending the other. Both examples are stupid as hell and only breed resentment.
     

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