This is why I am glad that I am a non-believer.
First of all, the pastor is a lunatic. I am not even sure what he is trying to prove. He is saying, “I know Islam is hate-filled, so I will provoke them into killing people to prove my point.” He proved his point and innocent people are dead. Nice work.
Except the reaction took place in an occupied territory where people might be using any excuse to attack foreigners.
So I would really like to know the motivation of the people who killed the UN workers and others.
Do they actually think that killing innocents is an action that Allah would approve in response to the burning of the Koran?
If I burned the Koran in my basement and nobody (except presumably Allah saw) what future punishment would I receive?
If I killed an innocent person because of the stupid actions of another, what future punishment would I receive?
If I downloaded a holy text to my computer and then purposely deleted it, what future punishment would I receive?
I am having a hard time accepting that even the most radical of Muslims can find justication for the killings if it is only in response to the lunatic actions of a nutcase.