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John Stubbs and Memorial Day

Please bear with me on this little history lesson. We’re going on a somber trip, a reminder of what writers had to deal with even in the civilized corners of the globe. 625 more words

Philosophy

Radical is a "good" word

By way of introduction, I wanted to start this blog with a brief history of how I got to be interested in human rights. As the blog develops I hope to explore my own views and thoughts on human rights issues, as well as share some of the arguments and opinions of others in relation to current events and cases with the purpose of prompting debate and encouraging a deeper level of engagement. 623 more words

Freedom Of Speech

Ian McEwan extols free speech in a passionate commencement address

At last, a graduation address that says something substantive! (Check out Jeb Bush’s lame and god-toadying lucubrations at Liberty University, and Jeffrey Tayler’s analysis, that… 302 more words

Freedom Of Expression

Memorial Day

It is the Soldier, not the minister
Who has given us freedom of religion.
It is the Soldier, not the reporter
Who has given us freedom of the press.

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Quotes

A friend from Ireland reports on their referendum on same-sex marriage

I got an e-mail from a friend in Ireland about the referendum they just had where the pro-marriage side lost by a margin of 62-38. 1,318 more words

News

Discrimination and Bullying

It can be found throughout history and even on a daily basis where people are being discriminated against. This is usually associated with some sort of religious belief. 1,630 more words

Atheism