I see this from several different angles. First Pastor Jones is an attention whore. I’ve had comment run-ins with him on YouTube.
But I say let him burn the book. While he’s at it he could burn a Bible, the Talmud, and maybe the Hadith too. If you burn the bunch you cover all the Abrahamic religions. And there ain’t nuthin’ better than a good old fashioned book burning.
But seriously it’s his first amendment right to burn the book. What really irked me is the FBI paying him a visit. This has NOTHING to do with the FBI’s jurisdiction. I’m also upset with the politicians too, they should know better.
But as an atheist I must suffer these little slings and arrows. Saw this on a bus today, apparently the graffiti and tagging has taken a step in the ‘right’ direction:
To which I answer, “Saved from what? Christians, Jews and Muslims who want to impose their beliefs upon me?”