I completely agree. When people settled North America, Africa, or South America did they say, "oh you know what those are scared lands we will not disturb them." I say tough titty! If you want them, go get them yourselves, otherwise its fair game!
Never has a typo been so insightful.
The confusion of a staff member is measured by the length of his memos. -- New York Times, Jan. 20, 1981