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Submitted by Anthony (India), Jul 29, 2007 at 02:42

There's nothing wrong with selling any book and every book has the right to be sold but we're talking about the ideas of which it is selling.

If you give a book of OUTside the box thinking to an educated audiences, it makes for a good read and keeps the reader thinking as to what they already know and what they're learning.

but if you give such a book to an uneducated audience, the effects are different.

How many people actually do look at both sides of the story? It's like a pick of the draw which side gets you first. You really get to choose the side when you actually know which sides your choosing from.

My concern is not that this book being sold but the majority of the readers or potential readers are not really educated on Islam and i doubt that they'd want to know what the other side has to say. Sure they say Have Faith and do not doubt them but it's a big risk. Islam is not something small we're dealing with... It's bigger than Darwin's Theory of Evolution... it's a Global Idea

there are almost 1.6 billion people in the world who are Muslims and over 9 million of them have memorized the whole of the qu'ran by heart.

if islams priority were of terrorism, that would be one big army but only a small percentage of them are actual terrorist.

sure if you attack my country, my women and children would bare arms to fight you but does that mean that my Faith allows my women to be able to handle a gun? How many of our own American women carry guns in their purses? if an islamic country strikes us and all our women pull out guns...what then?

this book could have consequences... people could bluntly attack a muslim and they are many... it might promote knowledge but only for those with knowledge... for those without... it's a book that builds hate unless the reader is REALLY open minded.


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3Anti Islam, what anti islam do you mean [257 words]PaulDec 14, 2010 10:35180939
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