Blasphemy laws protect the stupid from ridicule and give them a position of authority without the inconvenience of having to explain themselves. A world without blasphemy laws and they’d have the insurmountable task of relying upon rational thinking to defend their daft ideas.
The stupid are to be feared, they wield immense power.
Just another example of how the men of religion have set their minds to dealing with what they see is ‘the problem’ of womankind and how to keep them in their place. There has been an obsession with virginity and menstruation in the abrahamic religions that is fanatical, bizarre and perverse.
Our past is not without serious fault but we have come a long way in recognising the disparate and unjust ways in which women have been treated and no doubt justified by biblical drivel. It is hard to see why we are permitting the practice of ‘laws’ which maintain medieval ideas about the position of women in society and how they should be…[Read more]