Turkey probes atheist’s ‘God’ book

If Turkey wants to enter the EU, that’s just one of the things they need to fix. You can’t prosecute people just because you don’t agree with them.

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Phil wrote on November 28th, 2007 at 7:45 PM PST:

“Who will rid me of this troublesome priest ?” doesn’t sound so bad in this age of religious intolerance.


Bob K wrote on November 29th, 2007 at 3:07 PM PST:

>> You can’t prosecute people just because you don’t agree with them.

That used to be how it was. But nowadays, most western democracies (and college campuses) have outlawed “hate speech” or speech that might inspire people to do bad things. Turkey’s action is entirely typical.

Not that I agree. But it’s the trend.


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