[an error occurred while processing this directive]
About
Content
Store
Forum

Rebirth of Reason
War
People
Archives
Objectivism

Post to this threadMark all messages in this thread as readMark all messages in this thread as unread


Post 0

Monday, November 7, 2005 - 3:20amSanction this postReply
Bookmark
Link
Edit
You can read all about this insidious Bill - and Rowan Atkinson's campaign against it - here:

http://www.timesonline.co.uk/article/0,,2087-1817438,00.html

And for the full transcript of Atkinson's speech to the House of Lords:

http://www.timesonline.co.uk/article/0,,2-1834800,00.html 

I especially liked this part: "The freedom to criticise or ridicule ideas -- even if they are sincerely held beliefs -- is a fundamental freedom and a law which says that you can ridicule ideas as long as they are not religious ideas, is a very odd law indeed. It promotes the idea that there should be a right not to be offended, when I think that the right to offend is far more important than a right not to be offended."

(Edited by Derek McGovern on 11/07, 5:22am)




Post 1

Monday, November 7, 2005 - 3:35amSanction this postReply
Bookmark
Link
Edit
Edmund Blackadder tells it like it is.

;o)

SmS




Post 2

Monday, November 7, 2005 - 11:41amSanction this postReply
Bookmark
Link
Edit
Wow, didn't know Mr. Bean had that in him!



Post 3

Monday, November 7, 2005 - 3:22pmSanction this postReply
Bookmark
Link
Edit

Well, when you consider how badly he was treated in Hot Shots II (tied his shoelaces together, the sadistic bastards) it makes the urgency of his plea more understandable.




Post to this thread
[an error occurred while processing this directive]


User ID Password or create a free account.