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Vous N’etes Pas Charlie

“Je Suis Charlie”. So says the popular social media meme in response to the murder of a dozen people by Muslims in France who were furious about the publication of blasphemous cartoons of Mohammed by the magazine Charlie Hebdo. Let’s be frank, though. You’re not Charlie Hebdo. You’re alive. The people at Charlie Hebdo are […]

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Jesus Is Watching You

Why, when the Bill of Rights promises Americans protection from unreasonable search and seizure without a search warrant, are so many Americans meekly accepting the widespread surveillance of their most private online interactions and cell phone calls by the National Security Agency? Could it have something to do with their Christian upbringing? Christian churches across […]

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Journalist To Be Killed By Mauritania For Blasphemy

The country of Mauritania is preparing to kill a man for the crime of blasphemy. The victim of the nation’s religious laws, a journalist named Mohamed Cheikh Ould Mohamed, had written an article decrying an oppressive social system that has created a permanent underclass. In the course of his article, he questioned the wisdom of […]

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Against Intimidation = For Blasphemy

Professor Heiner Bielefeldt, a Catholic, had this testimony to offer in regard to the attempt by Irish conservatives to preserve and extend their country’s prohibition of blasphemy: “There is a growing consensus within the human rights community that we have to move away from anti-blasphemy laws which, as countless examples demonstrate, generally have intimidating effects […]

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The Blasphemer’s Creed

The writer at Holy Blasphemy proposes a new kind of religion – one that is built upon a foundation of blasphemy, rather than a rejection of blasphemy. The site asserts that “blasphemy is a profoundly moral act”. In support of this vision, Holy Blasphemy offers a Blasphemer’s Creed: “1. I believe in each individual’s right […]

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The 12 Days Of Blasphemy

Why offer one blasphemy at a time, when the Christmas carols come on in a constant, and often overlapping onslaught? This satire of the 12 Days Of Christmas offers the 12 Blasphemies of Christmas: On the 12th day of Christmas, my true love gave to me Jesus soaked in pee, nuns having sex, Krishna drinking […]

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Blasphemy Laws Kill The Rainbow Connection

Anti-blasphemy laws don’t just kill new ideas. They kill dreams. Killing dreams is explicitly what the anti-blasphemy laws of the Holy Bible are intended to do. The book of Deuteronomy, chapter 13, commands: “If a prophet, or a dreamer of dreams, appears among you and announces to you a miraculous sign or wonder, and if […]