Let us speak of the power of faith. This week, in the city of Varanasi, India, two Hindu priests met on the street and got into an argument about who had the most followers. They soon started yelling at each other. Then, one of them
This last weekend saw the Gadhimai festival in southern Nepal, an annual Hindu event that involves the ritual slaughter of hundreds of thousands of animals. Many people express outrage that such an event can take place… and then go off to a chicken BBQ, or
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.