“If you were an atheist, Birbal, what would you say to the true believers of all the great religions of the world?”
“I would say to them that in my opinion they were all atheists as well; I merely believe in one god less than each of them.”
“All true believers have good reasons for disbelieving in every god except their own, and so it is they who, between them, give me all the reasons for believing in none.”
(Salman Rushdie, from The Enchantress of Florence)
Depending on whose letter you read in the Times-News, either the preacher-man Terry Jones, the man from Florida who cooked a Koran on his grill, is on the wacko fringe of Christianity (per Ellen McDaniel-Weissler), or is in the mainstream of the true Christian faith ...