challenging religious privilege in public life

Gad Saad


Atheists Are Murderous, Perverted Beasts!

Atheists are construed as immoral beings who are more likely to commit grotesque acts such as incest, animal torture, and serial murders.

The Pathologies of Cultures of Honor and Shame

At the societal level, this desire to maintain one’s honor and hence avoid shame is intimately linked to the control of women’s sexuality.

Morality Exists Despite Religion

There are endless instantiations of moral, compassionate, and kind acts that are committed by atheists.

Is Atheism Just Another Religion?

Notwithstanding the silly attempts by some to draw equivalences between religion and atheism, they are non-overlapping concepts.

Criticizing Religious Beliefs Is a Fundamental Human Right

One’s religious beliefs should not exist in an impenetrable and inviolable bubble wherein they are protected from criticism or scrutiny.

Freedom = Criticism of ALL Religions Is a Fundamental Right

Once one enters the public sphere, religious beliefs are not protected from scrutiny, debate, criticism, and ridicule.

What Constitutes a Rational Immigration Policy?

Few people are as well-situated to speak about the laudable benefits of a humane immigration policy than me.

Blasphemy Laws Belong in the Dark Ages

Rational discourse and the scientific method are the means by which enlightened societies resolve their debates.

Freedom of Speech Is Everything

It is incumbent on all people living in the West to contribute in defending the liberties that previous generations fought hard to garner.