Today, September 30th 2011 marks the 6th anniversary of the publishing of cartoons featuring the prophet Mohammad in the Danish newspaper Jyllands-Posten. As a reaction to these cartoons, riots broke out among Muslims who considered those cartoons to be “Blasphemous.”
Then, in 2009, the Center For Inquiry
introduced Blasphemy Day to support the rights of people to criticize
and satirize all ideas and beliefs. Religious ideas and beliefs should
not be above criticism or beyond satire. Blaspheme is an act punishable by death in several nations. In America, blasphemy
laws remain on the books in six states, though supposedly largely arcane and not really enforced, try to tell that to atheists that have run for office.
Well I agree with JT Eberhard, on his post this morning: