Friday, February 27, 2009

Basic Human Rights

I demand the following basic human rights:

Freedom of Expression,
Freedom of Speech,
Freedom of Association,
Freedom of the press,
Freedom of Religion, Freedom from Religion,
Freedom of Belief, Freedom to Believe, Freedom not to Believe,
Freedom to Offend,
Freedom to Criticize,
Freedom to Ridicule,
Freedom to Blaspheme.

No idea is above us that it cannot be allowed to be criticized or even ridiculed. There are some ideas that demand protection from all criticism - we call those ideas "religion" and not only should they be criticized, they must be criticized.