What was impressive about this article was the fact that Jews from America protested the book-burning - - - again showing that a pluralist country (ie America) is where religion of all kinds develops in the most healthy way. Competition between faiths forces them to accent their positive features. Living side by side minimizes the temptation to arrogance and hostility toward other religions. Such arrogance is more likely in a setting where your religion is the only one or the dominant one. So Jews from American are more tolerant of other religions; as is true, I believe, of Catholics from America (as compared with Catholics from, say, some South American country where Catholicism enjoys a monopoly); ditto for other denominations and communions as well.
Yes, great tolerance in America. The tactic of choice here is to sue to repress the Christian faith, not burn the New Testament. Oh well, it is progress I guess.
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