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    • Fortuna Benmayor
    • 10.09.10 | 17:53 (IDT)

    I can see the point why the loved ones of victims oppose a mosque near (two blocks away) Ground Zero. I can understand it emotionally, and if I were one of them, I'd probably react the same way. Yet a mosque is a place of prayer, study, assembly of Muslim people, and this one, as i understand it, would be more than that, an institution open to show Islam is not terrorism, violence, bigotry and hatred, but a noble civilization. And that the latter is older and larger than the former. Dispassionately -and I hope I am not being naïve- I don't see the problem, except the feelings of the victims, which should be respected.

    from the article: U.S. pastor reconsiders cancelling Koran burning after 'lied to' by N.Y. imam
    First published 05:39 10.09.10 | Last updated 05:39 10.09.10
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