We need a serious debate about free speech in a globalized world in order to avoid ad hoc, short-term decisions to calm emotions.
Portraying the Christian God armed with a bomb does not mean you think that all Christians are drunkards or terrorists.
In a society of increasing diversity, criminalizing speech that defames religions would put us on the road to a tyranny of silence.
The Cartoon Crisis, as it came to be known, spiraled into a violent fiasco as Muslims around the world erupted in protest of the images.
In Hirsi Ali’s view, we need more depictions of Muhammad, including an Islamic version of Monty Python’s Jesus comedy, The Life of Brian.
In today’s grievance culture, with its identity politics, the grievance lobby has succeeded in shifting the fulcrum of the human rights debate.
The widely made claim that hate speech against the Jews was a primary factor of the Holocaust has no empirical support.
Freedom and tolerance are two sides of the same coin, and both are under pressure. We all need to develop thicker skin.
Europe must shed the straitjacket of political correctness, which makes it impossible to criticize minorities for anything.
Censorship and self-censorship have become the preferred way to manage diversities of culture, religion and opinion.
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