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← To defame religion is a human right

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...the concept of "defamation of religion" as not valid in a human rights context, because human rights belong[ed] to individuals, not to institutions or religions...

...the fact that some forms of speech cause offense is not sufficient reason to censor them...


Those two thoughts should be pretty persuasive. All that is required is to show any person, who might be a member of any organization, that when the human rights under attack are theirs and the organization being offended is not, they will immediately agree with both the German declaration and Singer's statement.

Matt

Wed, 15 Apr 2009 09:03:00 UTC | #348207