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I also saw these ads.

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Submitted by Sunil (United States), Apr 14, 2009 at 02:42

Dear Dr Pipes,

I saw these ads in the buses in my city as well. I did not like them because I do not like the idea of a religion being advertised as a commercial product. But little can we do about it. If we disallow these ads, we will become like the people whom who we are criticizing. The problem hear is that of hypocrisy. Can we advertise Christianity on buses in Saudi Arabia and Tehran? The ICNAs and the CAIRs of the world and other apologists for Islam are silent about this inequality. That is the problem.

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