Now the Irish atheists are blaspheming
One would have thought that the Catholics and Protestants were doing a good enough job of blaspheming, but now the Atheists are going at it, too:
Atheists challenge Ireland’s new blasphemy law with online postings
Atheists in Ireland are risking possible prosecution with an audacious online challenge to the country’s new blasphemy law.
Under the law, which went into effect Friday, a person can be found guilty of blasphemy if “he or she publishes or utters matter that is grossly abusive or insulting in relation to matters held sacred by any religion, thereby causing outrage among a substantial number of the adherents of that religion.”
An idiotic law against freedom of speech simply because, God forbid we might “cause outrage” to anyone.
atheist.ie has a list 25 Blasphemous Quotations, and yes, it includes quotes from the Koran.
However, my favorite is #8,
8. Matthias, son of Deuteronomy of Gath, in Monty Python’s Life of Brian, 1979: “Look, I had a lovely supper, and all I said to my wife was that piece of halibut was good enough for Jehovah.”
Did he say Deuteronomy? Dudeoronomy!
Couldn’t find the halibut clip on YouTube, but here’s Biggus Dickus instead,