Even Sarah Palin agrees: it’s a stupid idea to burn a stack of Qurans. So why, then is this church so insistent on doing something so harmful? What’s the real problem with this idea? Ben and Rich discuss these questions, and then address how we often act in ways similar to this Gainesville church.
My guess is that there aren’t many hipsters who want to burn the Quran, but is it possible that this group of cool kids skews too far to the other extreme? Ben and Rich also discuss what the motivations are for doing things considered “cool” and when “cool” can go too far.