The burning of a Qur'an, presided over by Fundamentalist Pastor, Terry Jones, has regrettably led to bloodshed. In Mazer-e Sharif, Afghanistan "Protesters got angry and violent and raided a [United Nations Compound] killing eleven people including seven foreign employees."
This tragic event has ignited a flurry of opinions across the web. Many are outraged and lay blame squarely on Jones, as he had been warned that this very action would likely result in violence.
Then there are those, notably YouTube personality Thunderf00t, who do not denounce Jones, but seem to blame only the protesters. In his latest video, Thunderf00t affirms the seriousness of his convictions by setting ablaze a hard drive containing 40,000 Arabic versions of the Qur'an whilst reminding his viewers that "I am NOT a Muslim. I am NOT subject to Islamic Laws. I will protest to defend free speech against those who would limit it by threats of force."
Thunderf00t asserts that "there are no ideas beyond question, and if your entire argument is 'our religious dogma is that the Qur'an is sacred and cannot be questioned,' then your argument isn't worth spit."
We here at GodlessLiberals.com would like to know where you, our readers, stand on this situation. We encourage you to voice your opinions. Does Thunderf00t make a valid point? Is he completely wrong? We want to know.
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