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Florida Quran burning: Hamid Karzai encourages a mob mentality in Afghanistan. – By Christopher Hitchens – Slate Magazine

Heinrich Heine’s famous observation about book burning—that where books are burned, people also will be—was actually first made about the torching of the Quran. The Spanish Inquisition used to delight in putting heretical works “on trial,” and zealously convicted the Muslim holy book before feeding it to the flames in …