Islam and the Letter 'X'

Well, the letter 'x' is the same as the Saint Andrew's cross, but the Latin letter predated Christianity by quite a while I think. But that cannot stop the government of KSA (Kingdom of Saudi Arabia) from being annoying to the world and paranoid about everything:

"The letter "X" soon may be banned in Saudi Arabia because it resembles the mother of all banned religious symbols in the oil kingdom: the cross.

"The new development came with the issuing of another mind-bending fatwa, or religious edict, by the infamous Commission for the Promotion of Virtue and Prevention of Vice — the group of senior Islamic clergy that reigns supreme on all legal, civil, and governance matters in the kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

"The commission's damning of the letter "X" came in response to a Ministry of Trade query about whether it should grant trademark protection to a Saudi businessman for a new service carrying the English name "Explorer."

"'No! Nein! Nyet!' was the commission's categorical answer."

This, I think, supports my argument that Islam is, today at least, very worrried about itself. Very insecure. Very nervous. When you have to edit the world's dominant alphabet it shows that you lack self-confidence and vigor.

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