What is most disturbing is that Muslim threats to free speech are working.Amongst all the talk about the trashy "Innocence of Muslims" video in the USA,in England Channel 4 pulled the programme…Continue
"Good old Hitch! Apparently he can still influence the world from the after-life :-)
Why does America breed so many lunatics such as the guys who make these videos? If I was American,I would be indulging in some navel-gazing."
"Obviously the poor people killed in this tragedy did not deserve to die,but the people of the USA deserve to have these tragedies visited upon themselves whilst a vast majority of its inhabitants believe in the right to bear arms.The opinions of…"
"Why is it that all these guys who go to Heaven when they die (or don't die) and come back again,never come back with anything interesting? They see angels on fluffy clouds etc but couldn't they pick up something interesting,such as a cure…"
"I think Loren Miller is correct here.They built up a cult of personality which was religious in its approach:Stalin was brought up in a devout Christian household and Pol Pot was a Buddhist monk at one stage,so I guess they learned about the uses of…"
"What has happened in Muslim countries is what always happens where anti-religious viewpoints are suppressed: the public thinks of any dissent as unusual—they believe it is wicked and eccentric. In the United States we have de facto censorship…"
"Apologies for the typo error in the heading.
"The Life of Brian" was voted by the English public as their favourite humorous film ever,and it upset a lot of Christians but did not lead to death threats against the Monty Python team!
"Excellent question Susan. Did the government censor it, or was it just a group of cowards at Channel 4? I recall the late Christopher Hitchens making an excellent point about the Danish cartoons that caused an uproar with the followers of the…"
What is most disturbing is that Muslim threats to free speech are working.Amongst all the talk about the trashy "Innocence of Muslims" video in the USA,in England Channel 4 pulled the programme "Atheism:the Untold Story" because they were concerned about Muslim reaction to the programme.This programme was made by a reputable historian,Tom Holland,who bent over backwards to be fair and objective,and was a scholarly piece of research which rightly questioned the textual origins of the Quran and…See More
"One of the many scary things about Romney is his serious (if that is not a contradiction in terms) Mormonism.As such he would swear greater fealty and loyalty to the Mormon Church than to the USA if elected President.So logically he would have to…"
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