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Still Not Always the Case

Reader comment on item: L'Institut d'Égypte – In Memoriam
in response to reader comment: When burning a book fails, then maybe converting it to Islam will be worth trying ?

Submitted by BB King (United States), Jan 1, 2012 at 22:59

Ianus, first it seems that you still view me as a Muslim or favoring Islam, when I keep on telling you that I am an atheist. You said "when your Islam burns books," what do you mean by my Islam? I have no relation to Islam.

But onto more important

I think you're frankly biased in my opinion and have a myopic view of history and configure it to reflect your views.

You wrote that the Muslim world is in (or was in rather) opposition to "all Hellenism stands for."

That's simply not true. The Muslim world embraced Hellenism for a time being and made great advances in science, technology and other branches of knowledge. The source I am about to give you for this is an anti-religion website so please don't dismiss it as being pro-Muslim, it is actually a site for skeptics and it criticizes Islam in other articles.

http://www.jesusneverexisted.com/baghdad-summer.html

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