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    Re: should the burning of holy books , national flags be banned ?

    Quote Originally Posted by Medusa View Post
    it doesnt seem different than witch hunt to me.

    every kind of violence caused by extremists ,bigots and haters causes provocations in a society and creates its opposite
    Burning books or flags is a form of protest. It doesn't harm anyone. As long as you're burning your own property and take caution not to spread the fire to someone else's property, I see nothing wrong with this form of protest. Is it a provocation? Of course. There's no point in protesting if it has no effect at all. How people react to the provocation is a very clear indicator on how civilized they are. The more civilized, advanced societies do not respond with death threats, violence and murder to a harmless form of protest.
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    Re: should the burning of holy books , national flags be banned ?

    Noooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo.
    It shouldn't be banned but it shouldn't be encouraged either.

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    Re: should the burning of holy books , national flags be banned ?

    Quote Originally Posted by Medusa View Post
    can they burn teh bible in the church while you are praying ?
    Not unless they want a bullet on their ass.


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    Re: should the burning of holy books , national flags be banned ?

    Quote Originally Posted by Medusa View Post
    it doesnt seem different than witch hunt to me.

    every kind of violence caused by extremists ,bigots and haters causes provocations in a society and creates its opposite
    No.

    Why? Because no one cares save for ONE group.

    I could burn the bible - no one would die. I could burn Canada's flag - and they won't turn on their own people in ire.
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    Re: should the burning of holy books , national flags be banned ?

    Quote Originally Posted by Arcana XV View Post
    Burning books or flags is a form of protest. It doesn't harm anyone. As long as you're burning your own property and take caution not to spread the fire to someone else's property, I see nothing wrong with this form of protest. Is it a provocation? Of course. There's no point in protesting if it has no effect at all. How people react to the provocation is a very clear indicator on how civilized they are. The more civilized, advanced societies do not respond with death threats, violence and murder to a harmless form of protest.
    civilized ones dont burn anything either

    civilized west shouldnt act like those who have inferior culture >?

    you know what l mean

    such images seem so psychotic

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    Re: should the burning of holy books , national flags be banned ?

    Quote Originally Posted by Medusa View Post
    but criticism of a religious belief may be presented in more civilized ways

    if the ones who protest it claim to be more civilized
    You need to distinguish between an idea and a person. The truly civilized person is able to control their emotions when an idea is attacked. It is the uncivilized who can't.
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    Re: should the burning of holy books , national flags be banned ?

    Quote Originally Posted by Josie View Post
    Not unless they want a bullet on their ass.
    come on

    it is just a paper!!!!!!
    Last edited by Medusa; 09-15-13 at 11:42 AM.
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    Re: should the burning of holy books , national flags be banned ?

    Quote Originally Posted by Gardener View Post
    You need to distinguish between an idea and a person. The truly civilized person is able to control their emotions when an idea is attacked. It is the uncivilized who can't.
    gardener

    yes a civilized person should control himself

    he burns a book it means he cant
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    Re: should the burning of holy books , national flags be banned ?

    A ban should not ever even be considered let alone enacted
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    Re: should the burning of holy books , national flags be banned ?

    Quote Originally Posted by Medusa View Post
    come on

    it is just a paper!!!!!!
    If the Bible belongs to the person, then they have every right. You can't destroy someone else's property.


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