Posts in category "Politics"

Blasphemy laws lead to dictatorships and theocracies

Once it is illegal to criticize or mock a religion, all a man has to do is associate themselves with that establishment to receive the same protection. Throughout history religion and power have gone hand in hand. It’s one thing to assert authority through a family name or abilities, but quite another to claim an... Read more »

No fear or special treatment for Islam

I am a United States citizen. I am free to criticize or mock any religion if I choose to do so. There are no religions more sacred or divine than any other according to the First Amendment of the U.S. Bill of Rights. Amendment I: Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion,... 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 »