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Reader comment on item: Amazon.com's Koran Desecration Problem

Submitted by Ellen (United States), May 21, 2005 at 21:42

Azza Basarudin, a Muslim, orders a Koran for her doctorial studies and finds it defaced. I find it amazing, ( and questionable) how a devout Muslim doesn't already own one or more copies of the Koran. And then when she orders a copy she orders a used on and it just so happens to be written in. How many people, of any religion don't own their own religous book, ( even if it sits unopened on the bookshelf). It makes me wonder if she ordered the Koran for her studies or for the express purpose of getting Amazon to fund programs that "further religious tolerance." I wonder if Amazon should be called upon to fund a program that teaches Muslims to be tolerant of non-Muslims. Now THAT would be a worthy expenditure of funds.

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