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Submitted by Rebecca Moulds (United States), Mar 22, 2008 at 11:47

It would be impossible and unrealistic to ban blasphemy and critisism of religions. This has been part of the human race since the beginning; it allows clear thinking and freedom of choice. The human mind has been endowed with a certain intelligence and free will that some, like me, believe is a gift from God; we also have the choice to believe or disbelieve as we choose---this freedom cannot be dictated by mere mortals.

The Saudi Arabia Consultative Council cannot take on the presumptive role of Universal Dictator of Religious Laws simply because Muslims are such soreheads over the Mohammed cartoons.

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