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How Do You Root Out Thoughts via Global Policy?

There were a number of interesting ideas aired in the Democratic Presidential Debate last night (11/14/15), but to me the most interesting statement of the debate came from former Senator and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton: “We need to have a resolve that will bring

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The American Family Association Hates Christmas: See the Proof!

The American Family Association, a media company that uses Christian branding to sell its products a fundamentalist Christian organization, has declared a boycott against PetSmart this holiday season.  Why? “AFA is calling for a limited one-month boycott of PetSmart over the company’s censorship of the word “Christmas.”

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Hindus Threaten Violence Over Image Of Krishna With Coca-Cola

Because I see Hindus threatening to kill anyone who shows this picture, I am deciding to join in the blasphemy, and to amplify it. If a Hindu activist group succeeds in pressuring the web host of the mythological discussion group to remove the blasphemous image, I want the image to survive, in defiance of the censorship.

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Should American Religious Groups Censor Outsiders Who Blaspheme?

September 30 is International Blasphemy Rights Day, an unholy day on which people celebrate the legal right to defy religious leaders’ attempts to restrict speech and artistic expression. I’m tempted to design a set of bedsheets carrying the images of Ganesh, Mohammed, and Jesus to mark the occasion.

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Protest Twitter’s Support For Theocratic Censorship

Today, a coalition led by the Ex-Muslims of North America is organizing a day of protest against what it calls Twitter Theocracy. Instead of standing up for free speech, Twitter has agreed to censor user accounts that the government of Pakistan regards as blasphemous. Twitter

Psst... what kind of person doesn't support pacifism?