Burning the Quran: A Paganist Rite !!

How often do we get a chance to learn something about the Arab people? Most of the mainstream stories are about militant Muslims and we all know what “troublemakers” they are. 🙂

No Western person or government or NGO would willingly destroy another person or building or country, would they now? 🙂

Without getting myself too deep into controversy, I believe that Sami’s story deserves to be read. He is certainly not inciting violence. We might all learn something from him.

[The related Article “Jihad with Pleasure ” might be worth a look]

Sami, The Bedouin.

A few days ago, I was in a local school. While I was talking to a teacher, a student (probably 14 years old) approached politely and asked: “Uncle, do you have a lighter?”, and I knowing of smoking students asked him: “What for?” he replied shyly: ” I want to burn this paper, it has Quranic verses on it.” … I got the whole point then, but I smiled wickedly and shouted: “What! Are you crazy? You want to burn the Holy Quran? (and some students gathered) Look at him! he wants to burn the Quran… Didn’t you see what Happened in Afghanistan a few days ago?” … The poor child was horrified looking at his mates: “No.. I dont want to burn the Quran, I just want to burn this paper and protect the Quanic verses on it not to be stepped on!!” …There was a murmur among the…

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About Ken McMurtrie

Retired Electronics Engineer, most recently installing and maintaining medical X-Ray equipment. A mature age "student" of Life and Nature, an advocate of Truth, Justice and Humanity, promoting awareness of the injustices in the world.
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