The so-called ‘hate speech laws’ are contrary to fundamental rule of law principles and they are a threat to democracy. They are often promoted and protected by three groups, which would make strange bedfellows: secularists, gay lobby and some Muslim groups. In May I gave a presentation on this issue and trends at a global […]
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I was recently in Indonesia and received a MacBook Pro. I posted the following text and photo on Facebook: Semarang, Indonesia: I’ve changed religion: I now have a MacBook Pro and must pay due respect to appropriate quasi-religious symbols Comments came in from all over the world – samples: Finland: Welcome to the MacBook Pro sect […]
Posted in Religious Liberty on Jan 16th, 2012
There is a dangerous naiveté in post-modern and secular societies. The extreme focus on individual happiness and the emphasis on feel-good-factors have serious long-term repercussions on the common good. The political shortsightedness and the loss of a moral compass is a threat to fundamental human rights – like religious freedom. One cannot tamper with dignity […]
For those whose ambition is to be politically correct, I suggest the following greeting in this season: Please accept with no obligation, implied or explicit, my best wishes for an environmentally conscious, socially responsible, low-stress, non-addictive, gender-neutral celebration of the winter solstice holiday, practiced within the most enjoyable traditions of the religious persuasion of your […]
The Arab spring has turned into a chilly winter, especially for the Christians. The Egypt security forces killed at least 24 Christians who were demonstrating against the discrimination of Christians, against the burning of churches, against the slandering of Christians on state television, et cetera. Now let me guess what will not happen next: There […]