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it is not about morals, it is about money and power for the religious elites

Reader comment on item: Will Geert Wilders Show His Film on the Koran[, Fitna]?

Submitted by Mas (United Kingdom), Mar 9, 2008 at 07:56

As a Muslim, I believe that all religious texts should be open to any criticism, it can be painful for some people, but the fact is what we have as religious texts are just a particular interpretations of people who are beneficiary from so called islam. what causes anger is losing this monopoly on Islam.

It is the matter of money and social political status not the matter of morality. The basic principle with morality should be listening to criticism in any form, while I am sure that 99% of crowds who come to the streets do not read or watch the so called offensive materials as it is haram (not allowed) itself. it is a kind of vicious circle. they are protesting against what they think it is offensive and at the same time they do not watch it, presumably it weakens their faith.



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