Well, Terry Jones backed off on the Koran burning. So what? Why should any rational person care if someone burns a Koran, or a Bible, the Sears catalogue or a Donald Duck comic book? That would depend on the nature of the burning.
Book burnings by governments or others with the intent to deprive society of their content would be a direct attack on the right of free expression and the open exchange of ideas.
Two important elements of an enlightened democracy.
On the other hand, private individuals burning books to make a point, so what? Doing that is also part of one's right of free expression. ...
Jerry West touches an all the important points, and his piece is well worth reading in full.