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WHATS THE PROBLEM...

Reader comment on item: Salman Rushdie and British Backbone
in response to reader comment: Rushdie, reformation within societies is a delicate subject.

Submitted by DONVAN (United States), Jul 23, 2007 at 14:31

The Koran says not to compel religion...whats going on? why are you guys so upset over Sir Rushdie getting knighted? You should be proud that some one even half muslim should be honored by the Queen of the United Kingdom.

Or is it that Sir Rushdie is an educated Muslim, with acultured and sensitive understanding of the human condition, and seeks the truth regarding human relationships. I suppose if the King of Saudi Arabia gave honors for suicide murderers that would not be an issue. I suspect that somwhere in the bowels of the morass called "Islam" there is some black cloaked imam speaking for "The god" of course, handing out rewards to families who encourage their young sons to offer blood sacrifice to "The god". But you would condemn a person for writing a book.

Frankly, no cares if you and the ignorant masses are offended. That train has left the station after the cartoon fiasco. Muslims need to be offended, to learn som humility. Instead of strutting in the "Our religion is better than yours" mindset...

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