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Arabs hate comedy

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Submitted by Yuval Brandstetter MD (Israel), Sep 30, 2006 at 16:23

That is the missing link in the Islamic makeup. Comedy. They are generally unable to see the funny side of anything, unless it is the pain of a Kuffir. With comedy comes self-citicism, another islamic non-no. Salman Rushdie made fun of the Prophet and his misbegotten intellectual product, a grave sin, literally.

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