Fun with the Irish

Hot topics in delusion and rationalization.
User avatar
Witness
Posts: 14081
Joined: Thu Sep 19, 2013 5:50 pm
Has thanked: 1620 times
Been thanked: 2172 times

Fun with the Irish

Postby Witness » Mon Jul 31, 2017 7:52 pm

Gardaí launch blasphemy probe into Stephen Fry comments on 'The Meaning of Life'

What the title says: http://www.independent.ie/irish-news/news/garda-launch-blasphemy-probe-into-stephen-fry-comments-on-the-meaning-of-life-35684262.html
:mrgreen:

N. B.:
Ireland is the only country in the developed world to have introduced a blasphemy law this century.

Pakistan and other repressive states pointed to our law as an example of a law they wished to pursue, Ivana Bacik

The law passed in 2009 and was introduced in January 2010 and it carries a maximum fine of €25,000.

User avatar
gnome
Posts: 21513
Joined: Tue Jun 29, 2004 12:40 am
Location: New Port Richey, FL
Has thanked: 315 times
Been thanked: 322 times

Re: Fun with the Irish

Postby gnome » Mon Jul 31, 2017 9:14 pm

Update: This is from May, they backed off him. Not because the law was bullshit, but because they couldn't find enough aggrieved parties with standing.
"If fighting is sure to result in victory, then you must fight! Sun Tzu said that, and I'd say he knows a little bit more about fighting than you do, pal, because he invented it, and then he perfected it so that no living man could best him in the ring of honor. Then, he used his fight money to buy two of every animal on earth, and then he herded them onto a boat, and then he beat the crap out of every single one. And from that day forward any time a bunch of animals are together in one place it's called a zoo! (Beat) Unless it's a farm!"
--Soldier, TF2


Return to “Religion & Philosophy”

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: CCBot [Bot] and 0 guests