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International Blasphemy Day

Sep 30, 2014 8:55:55 AM
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Today is International Blasphemy Rights Day. Some don't like the provocative nature of it, but personally, I find it liberating to declare, publicly, that ideas and claims aren't guaranteed respect simply because 1) someone holds it dear and/or 2) it's part of a "sacred" religion. Think about blasphemy in the Christian context, as it's the one sin God will not forgive. Ever. “I promise you that any of the sinful things you say or do can be forgiven, no matter how terrible those things are...

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