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You're wrong on three counts

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Submitted by Abu Nudnik (Canada), Sep 12, 2006 at 16:31

Firstly, the lettering on the Nike Air shoe is easily distinguishable from "Allah" in Arabic. Secondly, Nike did not knowingly offend Muslims: clearly the word written is "Air" in English, stylized to look like a flame. Secondly, there is no reason at all to be offended; why on earth can't a person look at a Burger King squiggle (that clearly depicts the swirls of iced cream) and say "Isn't this wonderful! God is everywhere! God is great!" and celebrate that the name of God can be seen everywhere? This is obviously the way any pious person would meet the world.

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