I saw the book that you see the image for it above in the local Family Bookshop display here in MQ.
Now I know that there is hardly any censorship on books as much as there is on magazines, tabloids and other foreign reading material that enters the Sultanate of Oman, but this is just going over the boundary of acceptability in a society that is both considered to be socially and religiously moderatelly conservative.
The GOD Dillusion is a book, to which, its author is attempting to break down the believers beliefs in religion itself while at the same time promoting Aethiesm.
Something of a first.
So, comes the question to my mind: where are the authorities in censoring these material or is it that they are just fond of censoring material that is considered to be only of miniscule affects such as movies and woman health magazines?
This actually says a lot about our censorship body and how seriously it takes its job (not!).
Saturday, March 10, 2007
Posted by Sleepless In Muscat at 22:40