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Islam & Valentine's Day

Reader comment on item: Hating Valentine's Day

Submitted by Mark Alexander (United States), Feb 17, 2004 at 10:32

It should come to us as no surprise that Muslim authorities in Islamic countries try very hard to ban the celebration of Valentine's Day. This is just a manifestation of the authorities' paranoia -- their paranoia that Westernization continues apace in their hallowed lands.

Valentine's Day is celebrated by people who have a light-hearted approach to life, by people who understand the concept of la dolce vita...

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