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Repeal Blasphemy Laws in Ireland?

Yes!!!

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Are you obsessed with the mess that is America?

Marina is:

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An Apt Quote Against Ireland’s New Anti-Free Speech Blasphemy Law

C. Bradlaugh, quoted in Hypatia Bradlaugh Bonner’s Penalties Upon Opinion (1934): Laws to punish differences of opinion are as useless as they are monstrous. Differences of opinion on politics are denounced and punished as seditious, on religious topics as blasphemous, … Continue reading

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The Emperor Has No Clothes

And I’m not seeing this either:

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A Profound Job-Like Meditation on Suffering

And probably now illegal to perform in Ireland: I think the secular blogs—and I include mine among them—should call for a boycott of Ireland’s tourism industry until its anti-free speech laws are rescinded. I’m in. 20th century journalist, I.F. Stone: [N]o … Continue reading

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Striking a Balance?

Philosopher Julian Baggini today: If you are stuck on a mountaintop, the belief that you will get down if you try hard enough is too important to seriously doubt. In contrast, the belief that you will survive no matter what … Continue reading

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