The Rational Atheist – Anatomy of a Bribe

If you could reason with religious people, there would be no religious people - House M.D Once a lovely girl told me how she had saved money for two years and then donated an embroidered shawl worth 40,000 rupees to a temple. The girl was no saint, but not a great sinner. She was not… Continue reading The Rational Atheist – Anatomy of a Bribe

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Does the world need protection from freedom of speech?

As the protests against the anti-Islam film 'Innocence of Muslims' circled the globe with increasing ludicrousness, one of the more interesting lines of arguments often heard was - “Freedom of speech is fine, but make a law against saying bad things about the prophet because the inciters of hate speech are responsible for the riots.”… Continue reading Does the world need protection from freedom of speech?