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Reader comment on item: Pope Benedict Criticizes Islam [in Regensburg]
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Submitted by Boisonberry (United States), Sep 19, 2006 at 19:41

Should we in the west with open minds lie down like dogs to an imposed law? Are we so weak that our very ability to speak our minds has been scared out of us by our fear of death? If we are then indeed we don't deserve any better.

What the Pope said was "Evil"? You may disagree with him but the freedom to be able to speak freely and to openly quote someone from six centuries ago is not evil. The attempt to silence that voice forever by violent intimidation - that is the very face of evil.

If one thinks he is so beyond flaw that they must kill the messenger of doubt, then he was never convinced of his righteousness in the first place.

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