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The Godless Witch and Female Blasphemy

Inna Shevchenko writes female blasphemy is essential to atheism. It is pleasant to enjoy fully, without compromises, the freedom of speech, to enjoy blasphemy. When it comes to ideas – and let’s not forget that religious creeds are themselves ideas – we … Continue reading

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Firebrand Atheism

Atheism has to deal with a lot of growing up pains. Big names like Sam Harris, Richard Dawkins, Ayaan Hirsi Ali and Michael Shermer have faced an onslaught of criticism for being too conservative, didactically judgmental, or just plain obliviously sexist, … Continue reading

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Pope Says We Cannot Make Fun Of Faith

I guess I shouldn’t be surprised the pope has come out against blasphemy. As nice a guy as he makes out to be he is still the pope, and Christian. Religious freedom and freedom of expression, he said, are fundamental … Continue reading

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Political Cartoons, Charlie Hebdo, and the Internet

The most astonishing thing for me to arise from the recent massacre of Charlie Hebdo was my realization of how few political cartoonists remain in the United States. Gary Trudeau was the last of mainstream cartoonists. Cartoonists in general are a … Continue reading

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