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← To defame religion is a human right

NewEnglandBob's Avatar Jump to comment 27 by NewEnglandBob

Definition of Defame: to attack or injure the reputation or honor of by false and malicious statements; malign, slander, or libel

Legal definition of Defame: Any intentional false communication, either written or spoken, that harms a person's reputation; decreases the respect, regard, or confidence in which a person is held; or induces disparaging, hostile, or disagreeable opinions or feelings against a person.

One can only defame a person, not an idea. Religion, like all cultural constructs, is an idea.

All ideas are candidates for discussion.

Wed, 15 Apr 2009 12:33:00 UTC | #348370