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posted by martyb on Tuesday November 13 2018, @12:50PM   Printer-friendly
from the Room-101-dept dept.

As the days go by our hard won freedoms and liberty are slowly being eroded. In Europe a crushing blow has been made to freedom of speech with a European Court of Human Rights upholding a conviction for saying that the person known as Muhammad ten centuries ago was technically a paedophile based on information in historical texts. The statement was made in reference to Muhammad's marriage to a six year old child name called Aisha. The court found that “Presenting objects of religious worship in a provocative way capable of hurting the feelings of the followers of that religion could be conceived as a malicious violation of the spirit of tolerance, which was one of the bases of a democratic society.”. In giving its ruling that "Muhammad was not a worthy subject of worship" the court has additionally demonstrated a complete misunderstanding as to the religion involved which worships "Allah", a word meaning 'God', not 'Muhammad' who claimed to be a prophet of this god. Freedom of speech is dying.


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  • (Score: 0, Informative) by Anonymous Coward on Tuesday November 13 2018, @07:50PM (2 children)

    by Anonymous Coward on Tuesday November 13 2018, @07:50PM (#761429)

    Someone already called you out, but sweet jesus

    And yes, it does follow that a government that provides healthcare to its citizens will necessarily become an authoritarian monstrosity.

    is the most stupid brainwashed bit of "logic" I've seen around here in a while. Shit like that is why I have no respect for your opinions, blatant ideology with quite a few real world instances that disprove your statement.

    You are one of the sheeple, which must eat you up so bad subconsciously.

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  • (Score: 0) by Anonymous Coward on Tuesday November 13 2018, @08:40PM

    by Anonymous Coward on Tuesday November 13 2018, @08:40PM (#761440)

    You are one of the sheeple, which must eat you up so bad subconsciously.

    Indeed. It is rare to find someone so willing to roll over and die so that an insurance company can save a few bucks on medical coverage.

  • (Score: 2) by The Mighty Buzzard on Thursday November 15 2018, @07:15PM

    You don't know what authoritarian means, do you?

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    My rights don't end where your fear begins.