Posted inFree Expression

Islamic dress codes and women’s rights

Reading Time: 3 minutes The Koran instructs Muslim women to be modest in their dress partly to publicly identify with Islam and partly to avoid sexual assault. Since 630 CE, we have come to understand that the sexual assault of women is not caused by how sexy they look but by male control issues. Human rights groups and feminists universally advise that […]

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Indian court rejects abortion for 10-year-old rape victim

Reading Time: 2 minutes Oh completely dear. Thi is what happens when you stick to strict rules without seeing the common sense in reality. A change in law is desperately needed here, methinks. The BBC: India’s Supreme Court has refused to allow an abortion for a 10-year-old girl, allegedly raped by her uncle, on the grounds that she is […]

Posted inReligion

Naturalism: Not Gross. Not Crass. And Not Negotiable

Reading Time: 9 minutes Wow, do Christians tend to hate the idea of naturalism. One apologetics site even calls it, without a hint of irony or self-awareness, “a belief-system opposed to our god.” Notice their flowchart, by the way. It’s actually not too bad. “The natural world is all that exists, so if something falls outside the natural world, it is excluded from reality.” One almost wants to say in response “Yes, and…?”

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