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Comment 25 by david2 :

If society X has a genuine and deep attachment to certain values (e.g. secularism, freedom of speech and conscience, legal equality, one law for all) it must of necessity follow that it will combat any ideology, religion, metaphysic, which rejects these professed axioms. It would do this in a spirit of affirmation and not negation, and would do so without the slightest apology.

I agree that's not happening as it should. These values sound good to me and I would like to see them protected and not compromised.

Maybe it's the cultural respect agenda - that we must respect differing ideologies and values, no matter how distasteful, because they are "part of a culture".

Mon, 24 Jan 2011 00:46:20 UTC | #583217