Posts tagged "human rights"

First Amendment needs to be universal and trump Islamic Sharia Law

Any U.S. citizen who doesn’t appreciate their First Amendment rights needs to read a history book and tune into global news. Any notion that we have the monopoly on civilized morality in modern times is a myth. What we have today is organized law enforcement. This has greatly benefited society, but only does so when... Read more »

Saudi king Abdullah and Wahhabi clerics equate “atheist thought” to terrorism

How do you rule over other human beings? How do you convince people that your wealth and their poverty is justified? How do you subjugate and oppress those outside the “royal” family or religious hierarchy? Do you claim that your rule comes from god? According to the almighty creator of the universe, I am royalty... Read more »

Dear Glenn Beck, human rights have never come from god

Whenever you hear someone claim that rights come from god, that speaker is a person who (intentionally or unintentionally) wants to take your rights away. That is someone who wants a theocracy. It’s not about using god to claim that you have rights (even though that in itself is absolute nonsense), it’s about others claiming... Read more »
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Vladimir Putin – idiots with stupid hats shall not be ridiculed!

Russian President Vladimir Putin wants even harsher blasphemy laws in place for those who threaten the sober image of his silly friends. Russia hopes to join Islamist theocracies in establishing draconian imprisonment and fines for any Russian citizen who is perceived to make fun of idiots with stupid hats. Historically blasphemy laws have nothing to... Read more »

Dear Paul Ryan, human rights do not come from god

Religion sometimes causes very intelligent people to say very silly things. During the Republican Presidential debates, Newt Gingrich said he couldn’t trust someone with power who didn’t pray. That’s like saying we can’t trust someone with money who doesn’t gamble. If prayer worked many more people would be winning the lotto. It’s always better to... Read more »