The release of the highly-anticipated PS3 title, LittleBigPlanet, has been delayed a week in light of the discovery that a licensed song used in the game contains lyrics referencing the Qur'an.
I can well imagine that there are no members of the LittleBigPlanet team familiar enough with the Qur'an to have caught this during development. I suppose the lesson is that, if at any point the lyrics in a song become incomprehensible, it might be a good idea to look them up, on the off chance that the words actually mean something. While one week is inconsequential to me, I have to believe that a delay this close to release is an expensive hassle for Sony.
(After looking at the lyrics in question, frankly, I think I'm offended. Granted, my interpretation of Islam is woefully uninformed, so "Every soul shall have the taste of death" might not mean what it sounds like to me.)
(Seriously, I mean no disrespect, so please don't kill me.)
Every soul shall have the taste of Islam.
Everyone is offended by everything; people need to get over themselves.
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