The moral irony of Saudi Arabia’s “terrorism” law

(This is slightly old news, but still relevant to the recent crusade against freethought which is why I’m republishing it here for those who missed it last year) A country which has become notorious for supplying international terrorism and violating human rights, now wishes to lecture the world on the “terrorism” of freethought while also…

Secularophobia claims its fourth victim in Bangladesh

“Secular Humanist Group Says Terror Campaign is “Out of Control,” Calls Upon World Community to Defend Free Expression After the fourth assassination this year of a secularist blogger in Bangladesh by Islamic militants, the Center for Inquiry demanded that the Bangladeshi government — and the wider international community — overcome its ambivalence toward these acts…

The moral hypocrisy of theocratic sympathizing, champagne socialists

The culture of low expectations is the new and trendy racism of our time.  It requires the victims of theocracy to be handed over to social and political contexts of rationalization.  It is in fact a dictatorship of context. The great irony is that, unlike many of today’s champagne socialists and shisha-jihadists my entire life has been a…